Shortcross gin becomes the first Craft Gin distilled in Northern Ireland. Now available at bars in the North of Ireland*.
Bloom Gin has launched a strawberry flavored variety for the summer. Available in the UK.
Copperhead Gin is out and playing up gin’s once reportedly numerous medicinal qualities.
Hello Utah! Beehive Distilling’s Jack Rabbit Gin is making its way onto store shelves in Utah.
Who’s been talking about gin this week?
How about everyone? Negroni week rages on! The simple, but complex drink, is getting its fair share of press this week.
44% of London luxury/high-end bar owners interviewed by a trade research group said “premium gin was the most important spirit category in their outlet.” I like the quotes in the piece, which seem to point towards high-end gins, other than the big names, being a status symbol. It also points out the important of understanding flavor profiles and categories within gin. It’s a short piece, but this is the kind of stuff we’ve been talking about for years here. It’s good to see the emphasis shifting from big buck marketing.
World Gin Day is coming up, and so is the background buzz about who is putting what out there.