Gin News Roundup – 15th February 2019

Gin News Roundup – 15th February 2019

Welcome to our latest Gin News Roundup!  There’s plenty of fresh new gin stories this week, so let’s get cracking… New Graham Norton Gin For Ireland Graham Norton has launched a new Gin in his native Ireland. Produced by West Cork Distillers, Graham Norton’s Own Irish...
Gin Botanicals: Liquorice Root Profile

Gin Botanicals: Liquorice Root Profile

Name: Liquorice Root Species: Glycyrrhiza glabra Geography: Liquorice root is native to Southern Europe and India, though Italy is now the only serious European producer, with larger cultivation spread throughout North Africa and Asia.   Characteristics: Glycyrrhiza...
Gin News Roundup – 1st February 2019

Gin News Roundup – 1st February 2019

Welcome back to the Gin News Roundup! You might think this’d be a quiet time in the Gin world – but you’d be wrong!  Here’s the latest Gin stories to cross our desks. Fill ‘Em Up! Sustainability! It’s a big deal these days and we’re delighted, therefore, to help...
Gin Botanicals: Black Pepper Profile

Gin Botanicals: Black Pepper Profile

Name: Black Pepper Species: Piper Nigrum Geography: Piper Nigrum is originally native to Kerala in southern India, but Vietnam is now the largest producer of pepper, producing around a third of the global crop. Characteristics: The pepper plant is a woody, flowering...
Gin News Roundup – 18th January 2019

Gin News Roundup – 18th January 2019

Happy New Year, everyone, and welcome back to The Gin Lounge’s essential Gin News Roundup! In this time of horrible conditions, wince-inducing bills, broken resolutions and unseemly squabbling – but enough about the politics, eh? – it’s more important than...