The Artisan Drinks Co: Born in a Bar

An entrepreneur and an artist walk into a bar… and this is how The Artisan Drinks Co started! The team is an eclectic mix of experts within their field, united by a passionate pursuit of excellence! And yes, the range of drinks are certainly excellent!

The Story

Steve Cooper and Alan Walsh walked into that bar and met Mikey. Artisan features designs created by artist Alan and recipes developed by Australian bar owner and cocktail specialist Mikey Enright to complement spirits.

The team have created a range of premium mixers. Produced in the UK and Australia, each Artisan recipe is made with “the finest natural ingredients”.

Artisan co-founder Steve Cooper has said: “The spirits market has a wonderful array of craft brands, traditional to modern, reserved through to colourful. Yet, despite strong growth, there is little innovation in the mixer category.”

Artisan are definitely going to stand out visually in your collection, as they are just so bright and artistic! More importantly they taste fab too, and you can just tell they are created by people who know their drinks very well! 😀

 

 

 

The tonics

Classic London Tonic

Cleaner than a whistle, this well-dressed cleansing classic combines complex natural citrus flavours with subtle botanical notes, providing the perfect partner to complement the character & quality of a drier craft gin.

 

Aroma

Distinctive quinine aromas with a hint of citrus

Flavour

A balance of quinine bitterness with natural sweetness

Texture

Soft and elegant

Perfect Mix

The perfect canvas for drier gins, to create a classic gin & tonic

Skinny London Tonic

Natural blend of aromatic botanicals and specially selected orange & lemon essences, combined with lower amount of fruit sugar levels to balance quinine’s crispness with a rounded aftertaste and dry finish.

 

Aroma

Clean and citrus fresh, with a dry finish

Flavour

Bone dry, with complex citrus notes

Texture

Crisp and light, with Champagne-style effervescence

Perfect Mix

A naturally less sweet accompaniment to round out the flavours of your favourite craft gin superbly

Violet Blossom Tonic

This vibrant bouquet of Violet, Elderflower and Appleblossom with hints of natural quinine awakens the palette. A sophisticated drink on its own or great at adding a perfumed complexity to a craft dry gin without masking the uniquely crafted flavours.

 

Aroma

Fresh and subtle bouquet of Elderflower, Appleblossom and Violet

Flavour

Elegant floral sweetness balanced with natural lemon acidity

Texture

Clean and refreshing

Perfect Mix

With so much botanical flavour, keep it simple. And for something a little different try this in a non-alcoholic cocktail – or simply on the rocks – on its own

 

Pink Citrus Tonic

The unmistakably fresh aroma of pink grapefruit makes a bold statement from the outset. The citrus combo comes from blood orange and lemon and ends with a flourish, thanks to its natural qualities. This Pink Citrus Tonic transforms a craft gin or can be enjoyed as a stand-alone star on the rocks.

Aroma

Unmistakable, fresh pink grapefruit and citrus aromas

Flavour

Clean, crisp citrus blend with notes of pink citrus grapefruit, blood orange and lemon with a hit of basil.

Texture

Elegant pink hue

Perfect Mix

This punchy citrus drink with bold blood orange flavours will lift your spirits to new levels

 

Agave Lemon Tonic

The Agave Lemon was created with the finest spirits of Latin America in mind, and is a top tonic for tequila or a sharp-suited partner for gin

Aroma
Distinctive fresh lemon and lime

Flavour
Punchy bitter lemon taste with smooth agave syrup and a pinch of chilli and rock salt which provides a new twist on a classic recipe

Texture
Lightly clouded bitter lemon from organic lemon juice

Perfect mix
Provides a perfect partner for a top tequila or a juniper forward gin

Amalfi Lime Tonic

This can of course be enjoyed on its own. We especially love it mixed with a dry gin, sitting back and imagine ourselves soaking up the sunshine on a pebbled beach…

Aroma

Distinctive fresh lime notes – the bergamot adds a fragrant finale to round off this Italian inspired work of art

Flavour
This recipe is inspired by the flavours and aromas of the Amalfi Coast with an initial fresh lime flavour combined with lemon verbena & rosemary

Texture
A fresh lime hue

Perfect mix
Perfect when paired with a craft gin with citrus botanicals

 

 
 
For more information about The Artisan Drinks Co and for their wonderful cocktail recipes, visit their website

 

 

 


Want to give Artisan Drinks a try? We have two in this month’s box!

ILoveGin boxes are £19 on their own, but ILoveGin Club members get their box and all our members perks, for £14 per month. ILoveGin.com/join 




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