Masons Dry Yorkshire Gin

Masons are one of the new generation of gin distillers, having been founded just 4 years ago – they launched their first gin on World Gin Day 2013. A few years ago, Karl Mason sent his wife a message via Facebook asking her to have a G&T ready for him when he got home from… Read more »

Redber Old Brown Java Dark Roasted Coffee

Redber is a coffee roastery based in Guildford, although for those of us not in the area they are widely available online – either through their own website or (as in this case) via Amazon. Their range is fairly extensive and reasonably priced, and after stumbling across this one in the Amazon coffee aisle I’m… Read more »

Badger – An American Venture

One of the things I noted about Badger back when I did a review of their range was that they’d always managed to resist the lure of the “craft dollar”, sticking to solid, traditional beers (albeit with a range twice the size it should be). Obviously they took my comments to heart, because they’re definitely… Read more »

The Botanist Gin

It only seems right to start my gin reviewing with the spirit that lured me, and much like with my first whisky, it’s made by an Islay distillery. The Botanist is produced by the folks at Bruichladdich, so they know a thing or two about making spirit. They are also noteworthy in the world of… Read more »