Take your pick: Gin

City of London Distillery

The only distillery in the square mile of the City of London, The City of London Distillery brought Gin distilling back to the City in 2012 after an absence of nearly 200 years. It won Double-Gold and Gold Awards for the gins at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition 2016.cityoflondondistillery.com

55 Above

Independent Distillers 55 Above Limited, based in Essex, has launched a new Orange Infused Gin. The natural juniper flavours of gin are mixed with a selection of lush botanicals – including tangerines, Seville orange and lemon zests, coriander, bay leaves, and macadamia nuts to create this artisan gin. 55above.co.uk


A London dry gin crafted using locally-sourced botanicals supplied by Taylors of Harrogate and the Rudding Park kitchen garden. These are complemented with water drawn from the famous Harrogate aquifer and a pure single grain spirit. The unique properties of the natural Yorkshire spring water first discovered in 1596. wslingsby.co.uk

Gun Dog Gin

TA family business based in Herefordshire, this team started with damson gins and has expanded into new flavours all created using locally-sourced naturally- grown fruit steeped in a British gin and distilled for up to 12 months.Gundoggin.co.uk


Launched in 2013 this premium gin in distilled in small batches. Its mix of botanicals includes fresh raspberries for a fruity flavour. The raspberrries, grown in Cambridge, also give the gin a distinctive pink colour. Works well served with mint.Pinkstergin.com


Inspired by 200 years of London distilling history, Sipsmith balances modern technology with traditional recipes and techniques. In-house batches include London Cup, Sloe Gin, V.J.O.P and London Dry Gin.sipsmith.com