Author Archives: David Box

Must-have Gin Gifts for 2020

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We’ve rounded up some of the best books, garnishes, glasses, and, of course, our favourite gin tasting packs that are sure to make your gin lovers wish list this season. If you know they’re a fan of gin, these ‘ginnny’ gift ideas will be a winner. 1) Australian Martini Cocktail Pack An ideal gift for […]

Pink Ginberry

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For the Raspberry Simple Syrup 1 cup raspberries 1 cup water 1 cup sugar For the Cocktail 50ml Pink Gin, preferably a Sloe Gin Prosecco 40mls raspberry simple syrup How to…. Place simple syrup ingredients in a small saucepan over medium-high heat and bring to a boil. Lower heat and let simmer for 10-15 minutes, […]

A Rose Pink Gin Sour

Rose Pink Gin Sour

50ml Pink Gin 15mls elderflower liqueur Dash rose water 10mls lemon juice 10mls lime juice 15ml simple sugar syrup 1 egg white How to…. Mix ingredients in shaker. Dry shake profusely. Add a few ice cubes and shake some more. Strain into coupe and garnish with a dried or fresh strawberries

Speakeasies in Sydney

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Grandma’s Bar 275 Clarence Street CBD. Under the guitar sign, in the basement. The mounted moose head above the stairs is a great intro to this eclectic bar. With mixed furniture, washed out brick walls, tropical wallpaper, and a wide variety of framed pictures add personality to the small bar.  Grandma’s Bar has a full […]

Junipalooza 2019 – London

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My trip to Junipalooza in London this year was a ginuine assault on my palate, so much so I am even considering dry July (except for Friday). My personal stand out was Dorset’s Pothecary Thai Blend Gin (46% ABV). It wasn’t just the mango, coconut and pineapple, or the tilia flowers and turmeric, or the […]