Ginmas 2017 — Week 4

So I promised to do a gin a day for the whole of December but only got as far as Christmas Eve.   Which makes it more of a Ginvent and, therefore, week four only features two gins.    To be brutally honest I just ran out of steam and on Christmas Day I was in

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Ginmas 2017 — Week 3

December is whizzing by and it will soon be the end of the year.  How does that happen? Life has been so frantic this year I have really appreicated my evening sit down with a glass of gin and reading a little more about each distillery, so here is a roundup of the seven from

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Ginmas 2017 — Week 2

Another week, another seven gins!   This is a little snapshot of the seven gins I shared on week two of Ginmas.   How can it now be half way through the month?!  For every item I cross off the “to do” list it seems two more get added.  But at least all the Christmas presents that

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Ginmas 2017 — Week 1

  How can a whole week of December have passed already?!  I have loved doing Ginmas again this year and have tried to include gins that I didn’t feature last year so I learn a bit more about the huge, and ever growing, gins out there! Every week I will do a little recap of

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DIY Christmas crackers

When I talked about doing crackers with gin in, Mr B said “ooh I like that idea, especially the spicier ones as that would work really well with cheese. No, you muppet, not actual crackers, I am talking about Christmas crackers.   Gone are the days when we have a plastic thimble that wouldn’t fit on

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The Gin Gift Guide

You can’t move this year for gin related gift ideas.   If it isn’t gin and tonic tea bags (yes they do exist, Fortnums do them), to gin t-shirts then it is actual gin in a multitude of flavours and containers.    I have seen so many different ideas for the gin enthusiast this year I

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Warm gin and ginger cake

Did you know that gin used to be served with ginger cake?  Well I can assure you it did, and if you haven’t tried it then you really are missing a trick.  It is the perfect combination for a warm evening warmer. To encourage you to try them both I thought I would share a

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