Earlier last week our opinion on the boom in Gin was sought out by none other than the Independent. We had a good chat in which we waffled on rather too much about Gin, Mothers Ruin and Madame Geneva and some of our favourite Gins and the best Micro-distillery’s in London. .
You can see the full article by clicking here, or read the interesting bits below.
As an aside, we are putting the very lovely Sipsmith Gin onto our tasting menu for the first time. More details to follow soon.
No longer a drink just for grannies, the new concoctions are luring a younger crowd, with gin nights at specialist bars sold out weeks in advance. Julia Forte, owner of the Star at Night in Soho, which hosts the London Gin Club, said business was up by 50 per cent.
She credits Hammersmith-based Sipsmith London Dry Gin for kick-starting the trend back in 2009, when it became the first gin to be distilled in the capital for more than 200 years. Many others have followed, including a new gin this weekend from the London Distillery Company.