By 1785 George Bishop had built a new distillery, an impressive building which dominated the Maidstone skyline. George also served as mayor in 1778 and 1787, and together with his family contributed richly to the community of Maidstone. In the years that followed Maidstone Gin would become important on both the national and international stages.
The Distillery at Maidstone gained significant notoriety. By 1803 it was renowned for producing one of the finest Gins of all Europe, referred to as Maidstone Gin or Maidstone geneva.
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St.Giles Diver's edition is without a doubt a superb sipping gin on its own. But what about it's use in a cocktail?
Our chum @cocktailcreationuk (kind regards for the photo) had an experimental session in the hope to find the hidden treasures and came up with this..
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Fuss-free, easy-to-make drinks for our favourite trio of delicious mixers…
This is a bittersweet blend, with subtle notes of stone fruits, raisins, and orange blossom.
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French 75 (feat. Da Mhile Organic Pink Gin)
A fresh summer pre-dinner drink to get the juices flowing!
If dense berries are your thing, this one should delight and its a straight forward recipe to prepare enough for a few guests.
Make the most of the warmer weather with these seasonal summer serves from The Gin Box…
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1. ICE, ICE, ICE, ICE BABY.
When making a G&T more ice is better if you don’t want a watered down drink - the more ice you put in the more surface area of ice in contact with your drink and the quicker it cools the drink……
But, make sure your cubes aren’t too small as a poor ratio of volume to surface area will make for a quicker melt! Continue reading Bob 2020-06-19T17:47:45+00:00 The Gin Box Shop https://www.theginboxshop.co.uk/
Some sun from our gin friends up north? This is it! This gin is definitely not a distasteful pink gin; it’s got juniper, it’s got dryness, it’s got rounded creamy smoothness. Check out our serve below - hopefully it piques your interest…
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Corner 53's Umami is out right one of the funkiest gins around. It makes a superb Bloody Mary and it's still very much friends with a light tonic but it doesn't get a better serve than a Dry Martini.
Plain delicious filthBob 2020-06-19T10:58:49+00:00 The Gin Box Shop https://www.theginboxshop.co.uk/
This gin, this gin... Save this one for an indulgent experience, perhaps after a dinner. We think it’s best enjoyed after a couple of other drinks, so that you don’t go for the guzzle!Bob 2020-06-19T11:10:04+00:00 The Gin Box Shop https://www.theginboxshop.co.uk/