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 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...
Gin News Roundup – 9th November 2018

Gin News Roundup – 9th November 2018

Hello again, folks and welcome to another of our Gin News Roundups! Yes, the world keeps turning and gin news keeps happening.  Here goes: A New Idea That Several People Have Had Already Regular readers will remember our previous update in which we told you about John...
Gin Botanicals: Angelica Root

Gin Botanicals: Angelica Root

Name: Angelica Root Species: Angelica Archangelica – catchy! Also known as Garden Angelica, Norwegian Angelica and Wild Celery. Geography: Angelica grows wild throughout Scandinavia and is cultivated in France, Germany and Eastern Europe. Characteristics: Like...