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September 6, 2022 / Gins
A true taste of insects
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July 12, 2022 / Cocktails
What’s the difference between gin and aquavit?
What’s the difference between gin and aquavit?
As the national liquor of most Nordic countries, we examine Scandinavia’s love affair with aquavit and place it against the more refined spirit of gin.
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July 10, 2022 / Gins
Drink your way through Scandinavian gins
Drink your way through Scandinavian gins
We might know a thing or two about drinking here in Australia, but the Nordic region has a long and storied history of imbibing beer and spirits. Let’s explore some of the highlights of Scandinavia’s drinking culture – and some of their top gins!
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May 16, 2022 / Gins
Sexy Sustainability
Sexy Sustainability
Being located on a remote island means Andi Ross aka "Madame Distiller" is already more accustomed to sustainable practices than the average person. But she takes it to the next level with a comprehensive dedication what she calls “sexy sustainability”. Right at the heart of her mission is one of the most beautiful gin bottles you are ever likely to own.
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May 12, 2022 / Gins
Exploring Great Barrier Island
Exploring Great Barrier Island
When Andi Ross, Master Distiller behind Island Gin describes Great Barrier Island as being like a “lost world”, she means it in the best way possible. With unrivalled sights to explore and a sizeable distance from mainland New Zealand, it really is like stepping into a dreamscape.
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May 3, 2022 / Gins
10 must-try NZ Gins
10 must-try NZ Gins
From seaside city of Taranaki to the ski fields of Cardrona, New Zealand is home to many a craft distillery producing spirits of the highest calibre. We round up 10 noteworthy gins.
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November 17, 2021 / Events
Hobart GIN Festival – GIN-UARY
Hobart GIN Festival – GIN-UARY
Do you love gin? Do you love Tasmania? Then get down to this year’s Gin-uary festival 8-9 January 2022, in Hobart. ​ ​Sample gins from over 25 distillers, meet the makers, snack on some delicious local produce and enjoy the Gin-uary bar slinging cocktails and G&Ts.
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August 20, 2021 / Tips & tricks
Gin Society’s Lockdown Survival Kit
Gin Society’s Lockdown Survival Kit
Tough times call for tough measures. Gin Society’s lockdown survival jerry cans have been designed to satisfy our members needs in these uncertain times. Built by hand and bespoke to each customers individual requirements. They contain all the essentials for the adventurous ginthusiasts.
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June 2, 2021 / Gins
Jenever – Schiedam’s signature spirit
Jenever – Schiedam’s signature spirit
So, just what is jenever? Let's take a look at the differences between gin and jenever and where you can sample the spirit of Schiedam - the home of jenever with some iconic brands.
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May 27, 2021 / Gins
Pink Pepper Gin – The Great Experiment
Pink Pepper Gin – The Great Experiment
Turning away from traditional gin botanicals, distiller Miko Abouaf tells us about how his adventures with honey, vanilla and tonka led to the creation of Pink Pepper Gin.
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