A holiday we can all get behind right now
Monday 19th October is a perfect excuse for gin lovers to celebrate – it’s International Gin & Tonic Day, when fans of this notable pairing around the world will be raising a glass.
Whether you prefer a trusted classic gin or a fruity gin liqueur, there’s something to suit every taste at thebottleclub.com. To help you whittle through the site’s hundreds of gins, you can search by newest launches to ensure you bag the very latest bottles. Here’s a flavour of some of the hottest gins on the market – perfect for toasting International G&T Day:
The Botanist Gin Herb Planter Gift Set (70cl), £40.99
This set leaves nothing to chance, including the garnish, The Botanist Islay Dry Gin gift set comes with its own self-watering herb planter so you can keep growing your own rosemary. Produced at Scotland’s Bruichladdich Distillery, the gin is made using 31 different botanicals, 22 of which are hand-foraged on the island of Islay.
Ideal paired with a classic tonic.
Sir Robin of Locksley Gin (70cl), £32.90
Sheffield-distilled Sir Robin of Locksley Gin has a pink grapefruit sweetness and is incredibly versatile. Ideal sipped over ice, this gin is also refreshingly delicious in a classic G&T.
Pair with a light tonic.
Mirabeau Rose Gin (70cl), £37.90
Distilled at a Provence winery, this gin’s bottle is as beautiful as the blend of botanicals, which include Juniper, Coriander, Orris and Angelica Roots, Lemon Peel and Zest, Rose Petals, Rosemary, Thyme, Lavender, Jasmine Tea and Bay Leaves. The flavour is juniper led with layers of citrus, floral perfume, herbal and earthy tones. Perfectly beautiful in taste and appearance.
Pair with a classic tonic.
Shelly’s Raspberry Ripple Gin Liqueur 50 cl, £22.99
Enjoy a taste of nostalgia with this naturally-flavoured raspberry ripple gin based drink. Served over lots of ice with fresh raspberries and a floral tonic. Add a blob of vanilla ice cream for an added indulgence.
Pair with Elderflower tonic water.
Whitley Neill Pink Gin Miniature Gift Set (3 x 5cl), £9.99
Pink gin fans will be spoilt for choice with this gift pack from Whitley Neill. The Rhubarb & Ginger Gin is inspired by English country gardens, while the Raspberry Gin boasts bright flavours from Scottish Raspberries and the aromatic Parma Violet Gin infuses a subtle floral note for a vibrant taste of Italian Elegance.
Pair with light tonic.