Welcome to The GinKin — our new online community dedicated to what is fast becoming the country’s favourite drink.

The GinKin is by gin lovers, for gin lovers and is a joint venture by some of Scotland’s most trusted and respected news titles.

The team behind The GinKin aim to celebrate the success of the UK gin market and bring you the story of the best brands and the people who make them.

The GinKin will also be packed with information on the best gin bars and you can also mix things up with our in-depth guide to gin cocktails.

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Contact the team

The GinKin team are always happy to hear from gin fans.

To share your gin news email  editor@theginkin.com

To submit a product for review email reviews@theginkin.com

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