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sea buckthorn vodka update

I started this off several months ago (see here) with the idea of it being ready for Christmas.  And now the decorations are up, I decided it was time to get it safely in the bottle. 277 more words


Gin and Champagne cocktails

Christmas, for me, means Champagne. The immaculate conception and birth of baby Jesus miracle thing aside, it’s the best thing about the festive season. Couple that with gin, and you’ll find me in a happy drunken haze from somewhere around mid-December until the 1st January. 120 more words


Charlie Chaplin

I love flicking through the pages of my bar books in search of a new cocktail that sounds unique and fun, and bonus points if it uses stuff that is (1) in my bar and (2) I am relatively unfamiliar with.  172 more words

Martini Glass

The best Christmas gifts for gin lovers

Mum, dad, brother, sister, friend or partner; here’s a round-up of the best Christmas gifts for the gin lover in your life (other than a bottle of the good stuff). 177 more words


haiku - sloe gin

Aged, home made sloe gin
decanted and glowing pink.
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Gin: Gin School 'Infusions' at the Old House

My luck continued with winning two tickets to Gin School at the Old House in September, which I finally redeemed with their session on Infusions and thus brings me to my first venture into Spirits. 660 more words


Unpleasant words, sloe berries and a bit of beard growth


My husband has become increasingly frustrated with his beard over the last week. Muttering the words ‘I just wish it was big now’ multiple times. 366 more words