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Vegan and Gin: A Comprehensive Guide

In recent years, the allure of gin has seen a meteoric rise, paralleled only by the burgeoning adoption of veganism.  The UK, in particular, has witnessed a remarkable surge in veganism, with the vegan population quadrupling from 2014 to 2019. Furthermore, Veganuary 2021 saw record-breaking participation, illustrating that opting for

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15 Unique Gin & Tonic Garnishes to Elevate Your Mixology Game

Gone are the days when choosing between lemon and lime was the height of gin garnish sophistication. In the ever-evolving world of mixology, particularly with the influence of garnish-rich Spanish G&T culture, an array of culinary and botanical wonders are now used to enhance the humble G&T. From fragrant herbs

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Creative Mixers for Brilliant Gin Lovers

Here at Brilliant Gin, we love a classic gin and tonic. But we always get asked, “What mixers go well with gin when you don’t like tonic?” Luckily, we also love being creative with gin mixers and inventing new and delicious ways to enjoy our favourite spirit. When it comes

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The Spiced Pear & Gin Upside down cake

The Spiced Pear Upside-Down Cake is made with gin and ginger! As we start 2024, winter is in full effect and the air is ever crisper, our thoughts often turn to the comforting rituals of Cooking. Among these, is the joy of baking cakes , and what better way to

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Gin: A World of Wonders in Every Bottle

Gin, a spirit celebrated for its complexity and history, embodies a world of wonders that extends far beyond the clinking of glasses. From its unique characteristics to its cultural impact, gin’s story weaves through time and across continents. Whether it’s the intriguing origins of this beloved spirit, its surprising health

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The Rise and Fall of ‘Mother’s Ruin’

From Medicinal Elixir to Societal Scourge 16th Century: The Birth of ‘Genever’ The journey, or history of gin, infamously known as ‘Mother’s Ruin’, begins in the 16th Century. The Dutch pioneered a medicinal alcohol named ‘Genever’, using juniper as its primary ingredient. It was consumed by Dutch troops for its

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The Spirited Saga of the Gin Craze

Once upon a time, in the good old 18th-century England, a rather intoxicating wave washed over the land—the infamous Gin Craze. The period, peppered with a potent mix of merriment and mayhem, saw the rise of gin as the darling drink of the masses. It was a time when gin

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The Martini: A Time-Honoured Tradition

As the craft of cocktail-making has evolved, the rise of vibrant, flavour-packed concoctions has transformed the landscape of mixology. From the uncomplicated classics to innovative creations like the Fireball Sangria or Deep Blue Vodka Punch, mixologists across the globe have continually surprised us with their creative brilliance. Amidst this colourful

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The Brief History of Gin in the UK

From its humble beginnings as a medicinal elixir to the gin palaces of Victorian England and today’s modern artisan distilleries, gin’s history in the UK is a captivating tale of societal evolution, rebellion, and renewal. Let’s take a journey through the annals of time to understand how this spirit became

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The October Harmony: A Seasonal Gin Recipe to Welcome Autumn

As October casts its golden-hued spell over the landscape, the time is ripe for savouring the cosy comforts of autumn. This month, let’s celebrate with a brand new gin cocktail that captures the essence of the season: The October Harmony. Background on Botanicals and Ingredients Before we delve into the

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The Ultimate Guide to Gin and Tonic: October Edition

As the leaves start to take on a golden hue and the nights draw in, October marks a period of transformation. While many people transition from the crisp, citrusy drinks of summer to the hearty beverages of winter, there’s one timeless classic that remains a favourite throughout the seasons: the

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Spook-tacular Gin Cocktails for Your Halloween Party

Autumn is upon us, and the mystical time of Halloween draws near. The leaves have turned golden and the nights are drawing in, setting the perfect ambience for ghostly gatherings and spine-chilling soirées. Whether you’re hosting an intimate gathering of friends or a full-blown Halloween bash, your drinks menu can

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Why Gin is the Ultimate Autumn Spirit

Autumn, with its crisp evenings, russet leaves, and snug jumpers, holds a special charm. As we transition from the balmy days of summer to the cosy embrace of the colder months, our preferences in drinks and food evolve as well. While many might gravitate towards hot cocoa, spiced lattes or

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For the UK Gin Enthusiast: The Four Quintessential Types of Gin

Have you ever wondered about the difference between gin and vodka, despite their shared grain origins like rye, barley, wheat, and corn? The magic lies in the post-distillation process. Gin undergoes an infusion with juniper berries and a bouquet of botanicals – think dried herbs, roots, blossoms, and citrus zest.

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The Perfect Crisp and Cocktail Combinations

Indeed, Tyrrells’ array of hand-cooked potato crisps are brimming with inventive flavours that are exceptionally delicious, making them the ideal nibbles for those unforgettable cocktail occasions. You might wonder, “Which cocktails pair best with which Tyrrells flavour?” Fear not, we’ve selected three of our top gin cocktails and Tyrrells combinations

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