GARDEN STREET ARTICLES

January's Gin | Slingsby London Dry Gin

January's Gin | Slingsby London Dry Gin

January 8 2020
Our chosen gin for January is Spirit of Harrogate’s Slingsby London Dry. The signature gin from the award winning distillers at the Spirit of Harrogate is a flavourful and dynamic gin. It has been carefully crafted using locally sourced botanicals.
Why Craft Gin is an Amazing Gift for All Occasions

Why Craft Gin is an Amazing Gift for All Occasions

December 13 2019

Struggling to find good gift ideas? Give the gift of a beautiful boutique gin or, better yet, a boutique gin box. They’re wonderful gift ideas year round, from birthdays to anniversaries, Christmas to Valentine’s Day. 

Maybe you’ve got a friend who’s always ordering gin and tonics...

December's Gin | Mountain Gin

December's Gin | Mountain Gin

December 8 2019
We are proud to bring you December’s Gin of the Month, Mountain Gin, which comes straight from the heart of Mount Macedon and is distilled with captivating, locally foraged fresh botanicals. Not to mention, it received a coveted Gold Medal at the International Wine and Spirits Competition in its first year of operation. That’s no easy feat!
The Types of Gin

The Types of Gin

November 10 2019

Working out the main types of gins is a bit like trying to work out every botanical in your favourite gin. There’s juniper, but after a few more guesses, it becomes a bit more tricky. A quick search reveals little consistency around this question. Some authorities identify five varieties of gin. 

November's Gin | Gin Meridor

November's Gin | Gin Meridor

October 25 2019
Our chosen gin for November is the fabulous Gin Meridor, a premium hand crafted French gin from the Loire Valley in North-Western France. This multiple Gold Award winning gin has been delicately distilled using juniper and orange along with exotic spices and local, hand-picked elderflower and rose. 
Juniper! Your Guide to Gin Botanicals & Ingredients

Juniper! Your Guide to Gin Botanicals & Ingredients

August 15 2019
It is widely known that gin gains its distinct flavour from distillation with juniper, but what exactly is juniper? Are there also other required botanicals be able to call a gin a gin? In this article we explore the commonly and less-commonly used botanicals in current gin making practices.
What is gin made from, and is it just flavoured vodka?

What is gin made from, and is it just flavoured vodka?

August 1 2019

Gin is a complex drink, both in its distillation and flavour combinations. Here, we explain what gin is and the difference between gin and vodka.

The History of Gin - Explained

The History of Gin - Explained

July 19 2019

Australia’s newest craft gin club Garden Street presents the colourful origins of gin, from 16th century Holland to the British gin craze, prohibition in America & more.