Follow Holly on her journey as...

The Gintern

Hello!

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

You have to visit Copper Rivet Distillery!

Last month I was invited to take a look around Copper River Distillery in Chatham, Kent. I had already tried […]

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GIN, Orange & Ginger Ice-Cream!

As it’s Father’s Day this weekend, I wanted to create a recipe that my own Dad would love. Also as […]

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A Gin Cocktail for Coriander Fans!

If you love coriander and gin, this cocktail is right up your street! Tom’s Tipple is a creation by Thomas […]

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The BEST Tea Room for GIN lovers!

A vintage tea room with a choice of nearly 300 gins! Dolly’s in Falmouth, Cornwall has to be the best […]

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You'll Love G&T Ice Lollies!

The weather has been pretty warm recently and I thought we should take the G&T to the next level…with gin […]

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Gin & Tonic Cake

Yes you heard right, this is a gin lovers dream cake! It certainly packs a punch and is probably the […]

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Check out all my older blog posts

What's up next?

I’ve just visited: Hayman’s Gin

 

My next visit will be: Copper Rivet Distillery

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”!