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Distillery Updates

Finally our new still is in operation

Well what a journey but it’s been worth the wait! After two years of deliberation and a further year wait for the build, we finally have our new still commissioned!  Our two trusty alembic stills have now been retired and our shiny new still takes over. We investigated all available options before finally taking the

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english 75 gin cocktail
Cocktail Inspiration

English 75 Gin Cocktail: A simple, Sophisticated, Sparkling Concoction

A Celebratory Gin Cocktail with English Sparkling Wine A perfect bubbly cocktail based on the French 75 but with English sparkling wine instead of Champagne.  English 75 is a sophisticated, incredibly refreshing drink that perfect melds a lovely sparkling wine with our Earl Grey Tea flavoured spirit. Our Earl Grey botanical comes from local, cotswold

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Kimchi Gin
News

World First Kimchi Gin from Twisting Spirits

It’s brave, savoury and delicious It’s Brave, Savoury and Delicious. It’s also a world first! Mary’s homemade Kimchi meets our London Dry Gin. Aromatic, smooth, savoury and tangy, this is the authentic taste of Korea, bottled. The Kimchi used is hand made to an ancient recipe by our very own Mary. It’s then matured for

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Gordans Cup
Cocktail Inspiration

Gordon’s Cup Cocktail with Kaffir Lime & Lemongrass Gin

Gordon’s Cup Cocktail (a.k.a Twisting Cup) Gordon’s Cup Cocktail is a savoury, cooling drink. Perfect on a hot summers day. It’s Slightly related to the “Caipirinha” , Gordon’s Cup was created in the mid-2000s by one of the pioneers of the cocktail resurgence, Sasha Petraske. We like to call our rendition Twisting Cup because the unique taste

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Bees Knees Cocktail
Cocktail Inspiration

Twisting Spirits Bees Knees Cocktail: A Sweet, Citrus Treat!

Bees Knees Cocktail Ingredients: 2 teaspoons runny honey 2 teaspoons hot water 50ml Twisting Spirits Earl Grey distilled gin 15ml freshly squeezed lemon juice 15ml freshly squeezed orange juice Orange or Lemon twist to garnish To Make Your Cocktail: Mix the honey with the hot water in a cocktail shaker to dissolve the honey.  Fill

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2020 Plans for Twisting Spirits Distillery

So, you want to know what our plans are for are for 2020?  Well, since you ask…   3 NEW GINS!Yep, you read it first here – we are going to be releasing 3 new gins.  ?We have been wanting to do this for ages, but moving house and distillery, along with a few other things

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New 5cl Miniature Gin Selection Box

Our new 5cl Miniature Gin Selection Box has arrived – the perfect Christmas gift. The box contains three lovely little bottles filled with Douglas-Fir, Kaffir Lime and Lemongrass and Earl Grey Tea gins. Distilled and bottled in Tewkesbury, enjoyed everywhere. These are so cute and completely plastic free as well. Available to buy now through

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Cold distilling Douglas-Fir needles ready for Christmas Gin

Well after a few set backs achieving full vacuum on our evaporator, the needles are now on. We hand forage all our Douglas-Fir and cold distill to extract a lovely piney essence. This is the ultimate Christmas Gin, make from what is essentially a Christmas tree. What’s not to like? Three star winner at Great

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