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DECEMBER 11: Getting ready for Christmas with some homemade flavoured vodka, or gin as I like to call it.

THE LEMON GROVE CHRISTMAS ADVENT CALENDAR: December 11 All gins must be distilled or steeped with juniper berries and then with any botanicals you fancy.  Here I’ve got three bottles of The Lemon Grove Flavoured Gin ™ 😉, each of 500ml.  First in the lineup is Vanilla and Lemon; then Chilli and Lemon, and finally Lemon […]

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Bergamot and cucumber combine to refresh gin and summer

When four young friends fresh from a couple of years international travelling as digital nomads settled down in a small town in the south of England they found the UK in the midst of a gin frenzy, with hundreds of new varieties on offer. From hand bottled, small batch offerings such as the citrusy Sacred […]

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Artisan gin tasting with the Sussex Wine School

Google ‘gin’ and you’ll be swamped with new tastes, flavours, bottle shapes and packaging and stories of how a new generation of gin makers came to develop their particular recipe. The drink is enjoying a renaissance with new distilleries, not unlike those seen in the gin alleys of London of the 17th and 18th centuries, […]

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