This sugar syrup recipe is cheap and easy to make at home. Perfect for gin cocktails this Summer. BBQ season is upon us.
Sugar syrup is a staple for every aspiring home cocktail mixologist, all the way to the pros. Sadly, it’s expensive to buy but being it so vital for many delicious cocktails, why not make it at home and subsequently pat yourself on the back for being a total kitchen hero and saving yourself some pennies. It’s cheap and easy to put together and also opens up a realm of creative possibility, ginger sugar syrup I hear you cry?- Lavender? Thyme maybe? Before you know it, you will be taking over the “craft beer guy” in your circle of friends as the one who is prattle on about what they have been “brewing” at home.
I recently visited Langley Distillery to find out more about their own brand of gin, Palmer’s Gin. Master Distiller Rob Dorsett showed me around and informed me he has made around 500 different gins! Wow, now that is some experience!
Tailored Tonics are hand-crafted tonic waters lovingly made in small batches by Inginius. They use the finest natural ingredients to complement and enhance fine gins. There are so many different styles of gin available now that each tonic is tailored for different flavour profiles!
For almost 250 years, traditional gin enthusiasts have loved Greenall’s Gin, and now there is a Wild Berry edition! The inspiration for Greenall’s Wild Berry comes from blackberries growing in English hedgerows. Combined with raspberries, this pink gin that is perfect for summer!
Liverpool Gin is based on the idea of the rich tapestry of sights, sounds and flavours of Liverpool Docks back in the 1700’s. They produce a premium organic gin made using only certified organic botanicals!
Last month I was invited to take a look around Copper River Distillery in Chatham, Kent. I had already tried their delicious Dockyard Gin, so was very excited! Let me tell you why this is such a amazing distillery to visit!
As it’s Father’s Day this weekend, I wanted to create a recipe that my own Dad would love. Also as Thomas Dakin was the ‘founding father of gin’, this ice-cream couldn’t be more perfect! Orange and ginger is beautiful with Thomas Dakin gin and with such an easy and quick recipe…this adults only ice-cream is very special!
Our favourite day of the year is finally arrived… tomorrow is definitely acceptable to start drinking gin before noon, it’s World Gin Day!! We have done our research and put together for you the coolest events around the UK that celebrate our favorite spirit, GIN!