The Bar

Copper House

Copper House

COPPER HOUSE Country of Origin United Kingdom Distillary Copper House, Southwold, Suffolk Although a relatively new gin from an old East Anglian beer brewer, this award winning gin has a quality taste. Beginning life as unhoped beer, before becoming the spirit base, this gin is […]

Xoriguer Gin

Xoriguer Gin

Xoriguer Gin Country of Origin Menorca, Spain Distillary Destilerias Xoriguer, Mahon A gin from the Balearic islands? Yes! (and it is pronounced sho-ri-gair) Here is a gin with quite a pedigree, which may surprise many (it surprised me)! Despite appearances (the funky bottle and label) […]

Opihr Gin

Opihr Gin

Opihr Gin Country of Origin United Kingdom Distillary G&J Greenal Before we start, let’s address the elephant in the room; how do you pronounce the name? Well according to the official web site, it is pronounced ‘O-peer‘. So now you know! This gin takes its […]

Bakewell Gin Cherry & Almond

Bakewell Gin Cherry & Almond

Bakewell Gin Cherry & Almond Country of Origin United Kingdom Distillary Handmade Gin Company, Merseyside Yet another new gin, distilled by the Handmade Gin Company on the Wirral in Merseyside, this gin makes no bones about what flavour it is going for! This gin is […]

Whitley Neill Handcrafted Dry

Whitley Neill Handcrafted Dry

Whitley neill handcrafted dry Country of Origin United Kingdom Distillary Langley Green, West Midlands Another relatively new gin, first introduced in 2007, it was created by Johnny Neill, a fourth-generation descendant of the Greenall Whitley distillers. This fantastic gin has a South African inspiration with […]

Tanqueray Sevilla

Tanqueray Sevilla

Flor De Sevilla Country of Origin United Kingdom Distillary Cameronbridge, Fife It is believed that Charles Tanqueray created the recipe for this gin in the 1860s after an expedition to Spain in search of unique botanicals. Despite the age of the recipe, this is a […]

A toast….

A toast….

Time for a toast…. Port, the mainstay drink of choice for the British Military when raising a toast, and on the 11th of November, Port will be used all over the world to toast the memory of those who gave their all in conflicts past and […]

Some Science about Gin and Tonic

Some Science about Gin and Tonic

The Science of G&T. An article looking at the science behind why a good G&T is so awesome. Photo by Jez Timms on Unsplash. One of the best things to happen to the UK over the last 10 years has been the revival of the […]

An accompaniment of delight

An accompaniment of delight

  Welcome to the bar section of the website. It is here that I will detail the various gins and the accompanying pairings which can be enjoyed on their own or with one of the recipes on here. But let’s be honest, it is also […]