Gin Botanicals: Cubeb Berries Profile

Gin Botanicals: Cubeb Berries Profile

It’s time for another of our informative, educational-but-still-quite-fun Gin Botanical Profiles! This week: Cubeb Berries… Name: Cubeb Berries Species: Piper Cubeba, also sometimes known as Java pepper or tailed pepper. Geography: Native to Indonesia, now...
Gin News Roundup – 7th December 2018

Gin News Roundup – 7th December 2018

Here we are again, folks – it’s time for your regular Gin News Update!  Get up to speed with all the latest gin news in one place… UK Gin Sales Climb 267% In 10 Years New figures from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) have confirmed the...
Gin Botanicals: Lemon Peel Profile

Gin Botanicals: Lemon Peel Profile

Name: Lemon Peel Species: Citrus Limon Geography: Originally native to Asia, the lemon is believed to have originated in India.  Although the tree was introduced to Europe via Italy in Roman times, lemons were not properly cultivated in Europe until around the time of...
Gin News Roundup – 23rd November 2018

Gin News Roundup – 23rd November 2018

It’s a hectic world out there, with gin news going on all over the place. But fear not – it’s time for another of our marvellous Gin News Roundups! Tanqueray Blind Tasting Initiative Tanqueray have launched a new campaign encouraging people to...
Gin Botanicals: Cardamom Profile

Gin Botanicals: Cardamom Profile

Name: Cardamom Species: Elettaria cardamomum (green cardamom) or Amomum subulatum (black cardamom), are sub-species of the Zingiberaceae (ginger) family and are therefore related to both ginger and turmeric. Green cardamom is the predominant variety used in gin...