Follow Holly on her journey as...

The Gintern


I’m Holly, the Gintern here at ILoveGin.

Follow me on my journey to discover the best gins around! As well as visiting great new distilleries and experimenting with mixers and garnishes, I will provide you with plenty of gin fuelled recipes, photos, video and more.

Check out my latest posts and travels below, and follow me on instagram, twitter, and youtube to keep up to date with my adventures.

Check out my latest posts

Ginger Gin Fizz Cocktail

A Gin Fizz (or a Silver Fizz with an egg white) is very versatile cocktail. Try it with Jawbox Gin […]

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Gin, Ginger & Lime Drizzle Cake! 😍

This is a twist on the classic drizzle cake, and was inspired by drinking Gin & Ginger Ale! This recipe […]

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Gin & Pineapple Upside-Down Cake

I love a retro bake, especially when it is jazzed up with gin! This classic pineapple upside-down cake with added […]

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Strawberry Gin & White Chocolate Cheesecake!

If you are looking for a special Valentine’s Day recipe for a gin lover…you have found it! This no-bake strawberry […]

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Gin, Lemon & Walnut Cookies

These cookies are the old fashioned kind, crisp on the outside with a delicious soft and light middle. The fact […]

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You need to try a Gin Hot Chocolate!

With the weather turning a bit chillier, this recipe is the perfect warming treat! I love a Hot Toddy or […]

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The Story of the Gintern

5,000+ applied for the job!

Back in 2016 ILoveGin started the hunt for a ‘gintern’, with the aim to find someone who is passionate about everything gin to help us discover new distilleries and mixer companies to work with.

The job ad went viral and was seen in hundreds of websites and publications from the Metro, Yahoo, BusinessInsider, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, Telegraph, The Sun, Good Housekeeping and many more, even making its way over to TV and online news stations in the USA, Australia, and many parts of Europe! It also was shared tens of thousands of times on social media resulting in over 5,000 people applying!

We narrowed down the 5000 to 500 through a social media gin review round, then down to 32 to produce a video application, before inviting our top 8 to join us in London for a final round of cocktail presentations and reverse interviews. Congratulations to Holly for landing “the best job in the world”!