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Edinburgh Gin Review

Edinburgh Gin Review

Edinburgh Gin Classic Review Euan Harris | 22 Jan 2019 The bottle for this Edinburgh Gin review was purchased by From the Gin Shelf In this review Edinburgh's history with gin The story of Edinburgh Gin Botanicals How it's made Tasting notes Verdict Edinburgh Classic...

Nordés Atlantic Galician Gin Review

Nordés Atlantic Galician Gin Review

Nordés Atlantic Galician Gin Review Euan Harris | 18 December 2018 2018 has seen a fervent debate about what gin is (and Indeed, what it should be). There’s no doubting that the rise in popularity of gin has paved the way for some welcome additions to the category,...

Colonsay Gin Review

Colonsay Gin Review

Free 10cl bottle of Colonsay Gin provided to sample for this review. Opinions entirely that of From the Gin Shelf Free 10cl bottle of Colonsay Gin provided to sample for this review. Opinions entirely that of From the Gin Shelf Colonsay Gin Review The island of...

Kirkjuvagr Gin Review

Kirkjuvagr Gin Review

Last time out I reviewed the stunning Isle of Harris Gin from the Outer Hebrides. Now, let me transport you around the coast of Scotland to the country’s north east, and another remote and rugged island - Orkney. Advertisement feature: Free Bottle provided for this...

Pickering’s Gin Review

Pickering’s Gin Review

  Advertisement feature: Free samples provided for this review. Opinion entirely that of From the Gin Shelf. Scotland Classic Juniper, citrus and earthy spice Slice of pink grapefruit 42% Under £30 Scotland Classic Juniper, citrus and earthy spice Slice of pink...

Jarrold’s Gin Review

Jarrold’s Gin Review

Advertisement feature: Free bottle provided for this review. Opinion entirely that of From the Gin Shelf. FAST FACTS England Classic Grapefruit 48% Every so often a gin comes along that really piques your interest. Jarrold's Gin did just that. We spoke to co-founder...

Kokoro Gin Review

Kokoro Gin Review

Advertisement feature: Free bottle provided for this review. Opinion entirely that of From the Gin Shelf. FAST FACTS England Classic Lemon twist and fresh ginger 42% Following our review of KURO Gin next from the gin shelf is Kokoro - another Japanese-influenced gin....

KURO Gin Review

KURO Gin Review

  Advertisement feature: Free sample provided for this review. Opinion entirely that of From the Gin Shelf. FAST FACTS England Double Dutch Pomegranate & Basil Soda Fresh mint leaves and a slice of ginger 43% British-made, inspired by Japan Inspired by the...

Ginerosity Gin Review

Ginerosity Gin Review

Advertisement feature: Free sample provided for this review. Opinion entirely that of From the Gin Shelf. FAST FACTS Scotland Classic Fresh mint 40% Produced in Summerhall Distillery, the home of Pickering's Gin, Ginerosity is the world's first social enterprise gin....

Ink Gin Review

Ink Gin Review

Advertisement feature: Free sample provided by Crafty Connoisseur for this review. Opinion entirely that of From the Gin Shelf. FAST FACTS Australia Classic Strawberries and rosemary 43% When Margot Robbie posted that snap in late 2016, Ink Gin really took off. To...

Tiger Gin Review

Tiger Gin Review

Advertisement feature: Free sample provided for this review. Opinion entirely that of From the Gin Shelf. FAST FACTS England Classic Orange 40% In his own words, Tiger Gin is "a real David and Goliath story." Shropshire's JJ Lawrence probably never imagined his desire...

Hendrick’s Gin Review

Hendrick’s Gin Review

The bottle for this Hendrick's Gin review was purchased by From the Gin ShelfFAST FACTS Scotland Classic Cucumber 41.4% Arguably the leader in 'the ginaissance', Hendrick's likely needs no introduction. A quick look at Google data shows it's searched for hundreds of...

Boë Violet Gin Review

Boë Violet Gin Review

Review of the unique Boë Violet Gin from Scottish-based distiller Boë. Find out about its flavour profile, tasting notes and how to make the perfect serve.