New Years Special: Durham Gin

Before we sign off for the year – have we got a treat for you! Durham Gin is created in a 400ltr copper still called Lily – and the results are fantastic. With the key botanicals macerated overnight such as juniper, Angelica and pink Pepper – the other botanicals are added the next morning. To…

Recipe: Festive Bitter Lemon Ham with Sloe Gin Glaze

Want to try something a little different? We’ve got just the thing! Ingredients 1 unsmoked boneless gammon Stock 4 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 leeks – chopped 3 onions, halved 5 bay leaves 10 juniper berries 1 tbsp corriander seeds 1 tbsp pink peppercorns 1 star anise 2 litres of Bitter Lemon Glaze 4 juniper…

December: Gin of the Month – Trevethan Gin

Unbelievably it’s the last Gin of the Month for 2016 – what a year it has been! So, we are proud to present our final Gin – Trevethan Gin.   Spirits lover John Hall set out to make a gin 4 years ago, alongside his business partner Rob Cuffe. John joined the Institute of Brewing…

November: Gin of the Month – Sir Robin of Locksley

As we near the end of 2016, the days get shorter and the nights get longer here in the UK.  So we need something for November to tantalise our taste buds, remind us of warmer times, but also something to sip on during these cold nights. Sir Robin of Locksley does just that. We first…

October: Gin of the Month – Jam Jar Gin

Now we’re all feeling the weather is slightly colder. Summer is gone…autumn is here. It won’t be long until Christmas! So to cure those blues – this is the perfect gin for you!! Jam Jar Gin ticks so many boxes. Taste, smell, versatility and presentation. This is now an award-winning  product from Dan and Faye….

Struggles of a Gin Lover : Volume II – Gin Obsession

Obsession: An image, thought, or influence which continually fills or troubles the mind; a compulsive preoccupation, seemingly beyond one’s will to control. That’s about right! You know when you’re obsessed with gin when… 1. Every supermarket you go in – you head straight for the spirits isle in the hope they are stocking a new…

September: Gin Of The Month – Carpenter’s Gin

Finding out that there is a gin being made just 10 minutes from you is a very rare, yet exciting moment. Like waking up thinking it’s Monday…but it’s actually Sunday. This is what happened a few months ago when we came across Carpenter’s Gin. Ed Rogers – creator of this fine tipple, invited us down…

Bank Holiday Special: Slingsby London Dry Gin

“The Spirit of Harrogate Captured in Slingsby Gin” Every now and again, among the many lovely gins we try – something special pops up. Slingsby Gin was a fine addition to our collection early last week. We tried it way back last year, and more recently their rhubarb gin at one of our favourite places…

August: Gin of the Month – Mews Gin

A few months ago we had the pleasure of tasting this up and coming gin. Created by a father and son duo – Richard and Daniel Mew – it was two years of careful research and precise product testing. The finished product is something quite spectacular. We spoke to Richard recently to find out more!…

Gin Festival 2016: Norwich

Held in the best venues in some fantastic cities – Gin Festival goes up and down the country – offering over 100 gins – this isn’t your average selection. Split into 4 bars, there is absolutely something for everyone.  We first came across this last year when they came to Norwich…just over a year a…

July: Gin of the Month – Bertha’s Revenge

“Irish Milk Gin” Three words I could see from across the room at Junipalooza, London – back last month.  Three words I never thought I would see together.  This, I had to try… Bertha’s Revenge is made in the beautiful county Cork, Ireland – and that isn’t where the beauty ends – it’s affectionately named…

Junipalooza 2016

Some people count down the days until their birthday, or until Christmas.  But here in Gin Lord HQ – we were counting down the days until Junipalooza since we got tickets in January… So…did it live up to our expectations? Of course it bloody did.  It was without doubt the best thing we have ever done….