Tips & tricks
August 20, 2021 / Tips & tricks
Gin Society’s Lockdown Survival Kit
June 7, 2021 / People
For the love of local
We chat to Mikey Ball - the founder of Ballin’ Drinks and Creative about the use of New Zealand ingredients, being behind the bar and making drinks. After a decade working overseas at award-winning cocktail bars like London's Milk and Honey, Mikey now works with hospitality businesses across New Zealand to bring a fresh perspective to the way they work.
June 3, 2021 / Tips & tricks
Unique uses for leftover gin
Leftover gin lying around the house? Highly unlikely. But say if you did and just for fun - here are some useful ways you can use this oh-so-versatile spirit. Great way to use up those gifted bottom shelf gins.
May 26, 2021 / Tips & tricks
Ice Ice Baby
Ice is an ingredient that’s easily overlooked and arguably the most important ingredient in a modern cocktail. Big Ice cubes are prized for their efficacy and style.
April 14, 2021 / Cocktails
Our Gin, Cocktails and Cheese Pairing Guide
Gin and cheese - yes please! As we know, gin and cheese are two of life's great pleasures and finding the perfect match can be a heavenly and exciting adventure. Gin varietals range from floral, citrus, herbaceous to juniper forward in flavour depending on the botanicals used. The flavours of these botanicals (juniper, citrus peels, cardamom, cassia etc) make gin an excellent pairing for cheese and when paired well they will compliment a wide variety of cheeses. Here are a few suggestions for good pairings from our gins to your favourite cocktails. Yum!!
August 18, 2020 / Tips & tricks
How to host a DIY cocktail night
Lockdown has certainly taught the Gin Society a thing or two about DIY cocktail creativity. Here’s how to bring the bar to your place.
April 12, 2020 / Tips & tricks
Your gin and tonic masterclass
Gin, tonic, ice, garnish. It might sound simple, but the Spanish have elevated the simple gin and tonic to a sophisticated cocktail that demands attention to detail and quality ingredients. We asked bartenders across Spain to share their G&T tips and tricks.