Never Never bested a bevy of emerging and established brands, including one of the world’s most popular gins, Tanqueray No. Ten, representative for the United Kingdom. Never Never’s Juniper Freak Gin was also awarded Australia’s Best Navy Gin in previous rounds.
What is gin? There’s never been more gin available in Australia than there is today, and it is very much in vogue with punters. Below, we’ve got a quickstart guide just what is gin all about.
What is Australian gin? Well, there’s a few ways you can look at it, but one thing’s for sure: it’s the botanicals, stupid.
Today it’s all about that gin. The finalists for the Gin Bar of the Year — the best gin bars in Australia — are all here.
Bass & Flinders Distillery will release their limited edition 2018 Truffle Gin on Friday 13 July. This premium gin is a pure reflection of the distillery’s ethos of producing fine, seasonal gin that celebrates local produce.
“People often think that once you have created a recipe that’s it – you can sit back and it’s easily replicated day in day out. I wish it were so!” says Lesley Gracie, Hendrick’s master distiller. Find out what she looks for in their botanicals.
Sad news came out of London over Christmas, with the death of Martin Miller, co-founder of Martin Millers Gin.
He died of cancer on Christmas Eve, at the age of 67.
Could gin be the quintessential cocktailing spirit? And which gin drinks should you have in your repertoire? We asked some of Australia’s best bartenders what they thought.
What you drink says a lot about who you are, where you’re from, and when you were alive. We go down the ages and see what kind of booze separated the toffs from the townies…
Have we detected a bit of a trend here? Or are all winemakers making their own high-proof hooch on the side these days?
Winemaker Andrew Marks has certainly developed a bit of thing for distilling anyway, launching the new Melbourne Gin Company.
Here’s 8 great gins tasted, scored and rated: We chose The Rook for this tasting for one very simple reason — this joint loves its gin. We put eight gins out in front of our panel to explore, and the tasting turned some heads…