no 3 Winning_Cocktail

Wayne Chapman of City Social in the City of London has won a competition run for No 3 Gin, taking inspiration from Peter Rabbit to use carrots in his recipe. His drink, Mr Tod’s Redemption (pictured), featured homemade clementine cordial along with a carrot and ginger puree, finished off with a pinch of carrot salt. …

hendricks shaker addie chinn

Hendrick’s Gin is to showcase the world’s first pedal-powered cocktail shaker as part of its pop-up bar at this year’s London Cocktail Week. The curious contraption (pictured) will park up in Seven Dials, Covent Garden, as an invitation to drinkers to explore the Hendrick’s Boneshaker Cocktail Bar. The Boneshaker uses the rotating motion of the …

Warner Edwards Rhubarb gin

A gin infused with rhubarb has been launched by Warner Edwards Distillery in Northamptonshire on the back of the success of its Harrington Dry Gin. Victoria’s Rhubarb Gin is made with an infusion of a rhubarb that was originally grown in Queen Victoria’s garden and is now available in only limited amounts. It has been …

heads and tales edinburgh

The team behind Edinburgh Gin are to launch a new navy-strength gin, Cannonball, debuting exclusively at Edinburgh gin bar Heads & Tales. At 57.2% ABV, it has a strong, punchy taste and is very juniper forward with back notes of its Szechwan pepper botanical. Heads & Tales (pictured), which opened this summer in the basement …

Hayman's Tom Cat Anthony Cullen

Hayman’s is celebrating the revival of one of the oldest styles of gins, Old Tom, with a series of simple cocktails using its own expression of the spirit. The style of Hayman’s Old Tom features intense botanical flavours with a hint of sweetness which delivers a more rounded and softer taste than most other gins. …

bulldog bianca hepworth

Bartender Bianca Hepworth has been appointed UK brand ambassador for super-premium Bulldog London Dry Gin to promote the brand and deliver training. She will combine her new role with working at The Proud Archivist bar, restaurant and gallery in east London which she joined after two years at Hoxley & Porter bar in Islington, north …

bombay sapphire gin and tonic terrace

A pop-up bar has been created for Bombay Sapphire gin at a top London hotel, celebrating the gin and tonic and the brand’s exotic botanicals. The Bombay Sapphire Ultimate Gin & Tonic Terrace (pictured) runs until August 29 at luxury hotel Rosewood London in Holborn. The menu reflects the location where the gin’s 10 botanicals …

no 3 gin garden kew

Bartenders are being invited to create a fresh take on the classic Gin Cocktail created by legendary bartender Jerry Thomas in a competition for No 3 London Dry Gin. With a range of prizes on offer, it is being run by Maxxium UK, distributor of Berry Bros & Rudd’s premium gin, and ties in with …

hendricks carnival edinburgh

Hendrick’s Carnival of Knowledge, a travelling parlour of enlightenment and gin, is returning to Edinburgh for this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe. It will be at One Royal Circus – a Georgian house overlooking Royal Circus Gardens – from August 7 to 10, with a cocktail bar and a schedule of gin-related scientific, historic and literary …

bombay sapphire distillery

The new Bombay Sapphire distillery will open on October 1 as a destination for consumers and the trade to learn about the gin and enjoy cocktails. The Bombay Spirits Company has announced the public opening of the distillery in Laverstoke Mill in Hampshire as it completes the multimillion-pound restoration of a mill dating back to …