Our Top MUST HAVE Christmas Gin Gifts 2018!

Okay so you know you want to buy a your friend or loved one a gin style Christmas gift … but where to start?
From gin baubles to Christmas crackers to boozy advent calendars, the huge pool of gin gifts is an absolute minefield.

Don’t worry though we’ve got you covered! Below is a list of our top picks categorised by needs such as budget requirements, type of gift
and your recipient’s juniper preferences!

Browse our “What to get when …” guide to help you choose that perfect present
for your friend/loved one this Christmas!

(PS we’re currently having a sale on a couple of our items. Probably worth checking out right?)

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6 Bonfire Night Gin Cocktails you have to try!

Halloween is now over and it’s time for Bonfire Night. We can stop wearing scanty costumes and start wearing our coats again – with the added benefit of standing next to a huge fire while watching some fireworks! Sounds great to me!

Want to mark the occasion with some fab Bonfire Night inspired gin cocktails? Keep reading for recipes that you can enjoy at home or take in a flask to your nearest firework display!

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The Distillery Presents: A Night Eating and Drinking as James Bond …

Being the superb gin fans that you are, I’m sure you will have heard of the ‘The Distillery’ on Portobello Road; home of the Ginstitute masterclass and gin creating experience, brilliant cocktail bar ‘The Resting Room’, mouth-watering restaurant ‘GinTonica’ and of course the famous Gin Hotel!

This year The Distillery have added another fantastic experience to their repertoire – the mysteriously named The Distillery Presents immersive dining experience …

Keep reading to find out how you can get 10% off your visit!

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Portobello Road releases new Navy Strength gin and oh buoy it’s good!

Ahoy there gin fans! Portobello Road have added a fabulous new addition to their ginventory – a whopping 57.1% Navy Strength gin!

The Navy Strength is a new and punchier expression of Portobello Road’s original 171 gin, staying true to its flavour profile and core botanicals. At the end of the distillation process, a taste of the sea is injected when a small amount of English sea salt is incorporated into the gin – a very nice nod to the history of this gin variation.

But where does the term ‘Navy Strength’ come from? Well thanks to a lesson by Ginstitute owner and Portobello Road mastermind Jake Burger … I can tell you!

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