The ethically driven Gorilla Spirits distillery in Upton Grey was the location for a fantastic afternoon a few weeks ago where I was lucky enough to be a ‘pupil’ at their gin school. More on that shortly, but first a little bit about Gorilla Spirits and their ethos. Founded in 2015 by Andy Daniels who […]Read More Gorilla Spirits Gin School: The Gin Den Rating – Outstanding
This weekend a trip back to the homeland of Scotland for The Gin To My Tonic show, that started with an overnight stay in Edinburgh with the family. I can’t ever go back to Scotland without a visit to Edinburgh, it’s my city of birth after all, but it has and continues to change so […]Read More The back story…
As The Gin Den grows, juggling a more than fulltime job with family life and the love of Gin is for all of us a challenge…sadly the blog takes a back seat in favour of the simplicity and speed of a quick post / review on Instagram and a click to share on Facebook. All […]Read More The long overdue kickstarter for the blog…for a reason bigger than the love of Gin
A rare trip to The Members Room of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society on Queens Street in Edinburgh, with stunning views over north Edinburgh and the Forth Estuary. The service, food, whisky or Gin here is always fantastic, it’s a quiet bolthole most weekdays in the City Centre of Edinburgh..watch this space in 2019 as […]Read More A rare trip to a quiet place..
A Gin at The Gin Den that’s giving something back which we love and it’s one well worth buying.Nestled beneath the sprawling mass of Ben Wyvis mountain in the Scottish Highlands, GlenWyvis Distillery was established in 2015. The idea was to unite the community of Dingwall through the creation of a distillery owned in-part by […]Read More Giving Something Back..
Welcome to The Gin Den..Forest Gin.. The only Gin to have ever been awarded two separate Double-Gold Medals at the San Francisco World Spirit Awards with a greaabout the Gin and the Bottle.. http://www.forrestgin.com Forest Gin produce exceptional spirits which are distilled in small batches at their distillery in the glorious Macclesfield Forest. They are […]Read More Welcoming Forest Gin to The Gin Den
Saturday afternoon in the centre of Chester and it’s races day so busier than usual and a great opportunity for the Bars and Restaurants to capitalise on the extra trade.Its not the easiest of times on the high street and it’s therefore key that everyone is geared up ready to ideally exceed customers expectations. With […]Read More Discretionary Effort
Tommys Gin…Walter Gregor Tonic..Lemon..Ice… Another stunning Gin from Isle of Skye Distillers👌 We love the smoothness of this Gin, and the citrus flavours that the lemon bring out. Created by the Wilson Brothers in memory of their late father Tommy Wilson. Tommy served in the Suez invasion and passed away in late August 2016. ‘Tommy’ […]Read More Lest we Forget
It’s always fantastic when you discover a new Gin that has that something a little bit different about it. The citrus flavours flowing through this gin, accentuated with the addition of a large slice of Orange, take us back to Summer somewhere on the Mediterranean. Summer may be behind us but you can bring it […]Read More Summer has returned
Badvo at The Gin Den…and its a bit special. Here’s what the press had to say about the founder. A young entrepreneur who started a gin distillery to help underpin the future of her family’s farm has won top billing in a new national awards scheme. Helen Stewart from Badvo Distillery near Pitlochry has been […]Read More Badvo arrives at The Gin Den