Reviews


REVIEW: No.3 London Dry Gin (Kingsman edition)

No.3 London Dry Gin isn’t just a classy spirit – it’s a movie star. Kingsman 2, the recent sequel in Matthew Vaughn’s spy comedy series, featured the historic cellars of the gin brand in several scenes during the film. To mark their auspicious appearance, No.3 merchants Berry Bros & Rudd have released a special edition […]

REVIEW: Eden Mill Winter Warmer Old Tom Gin (exclusive to Aldi)

As we told you earlier in the week, Aldi has launched a “Scottish Gin Festival” bringing a range of drinks at its typically competitive prices. One of the bottles on offer is a Winter Warmer Old Tom Gin by Eden Mill and exclusive to Aldi. We took it for a test…   A bit of […]

VIDEO: The Gin Kin tries the Blendworks experience at Eden Mill

There are very few bad days here at The Gin Kin, but every now and then, there are GREAT days — and we’re here to tell you about one of those. We were delighted to be invited over to St Andrews recently to be among the first to try out Eden Mill’s new Blendworks experience. […]

REVIEW: Opihr Gin

Experience a taste of the orient with Ophir, a spicy gin with an intriguing ancient history.

REVIEW: Thomas Dakin Gin

Our second gin review is here, and this time I am very pleased to say that I had the delight of trying Thomas Dakin gin. If you like the sound of this gin, keep your eyes peeled on our social media as we’ll be giving away a bottle next week! But first… The gin:   […]

REVIEW: Darnley’s Original Gin

I had been looking to try a new gin for a while now, so I couldn’t believe my luck when a bottle of Darnley’s Original found its way to my desk last Friday! I’d heard a lot of buzz about this gin, especially since their rebranding from Darnley’s View earlier this year, so couldn’t wait […]

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Raspberry ripple gin liqueur is your childhood dreams come true

Raspberry ripple is usually reserved for waffle cones, but why should it be? Solway Spirits are the geniuses that tackled that very question — and we couldn’t be more thrilled. The southwest Scotland based distillers applied the classic raspberry and vanilla notes to their Solway Spirits Raspberry Ripple Gin Liqueur. The result is a childhood […]

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