THE BOTANIST GIN
Islay will always be associated with its known peaty or smoky whiskies. But it the last few years, the island's first and only dry gin is slowly making its way into notable bars and cocktail recipes. And it's made by Ugly Betty. Who? Read on...
ANTI-AGIN GIN... WHAAAAAT?!?
A gin distilled with pure collagen and anti-ageing botanicals has been created by Warner Leisure Hotels. It's called Anti-Agin (geddit?), but drink at your own risk.
Do we want our cocktails to be, erm...healthy? Well, if the tonic part of the G&T– with The Rabbit Hole bar's new specialty premium gin menu – is house-made and uber-healthy, we'll take our chances. And more chances.
When the stars aligns, you can't fight it. Raffles Hotel wanted to create their own gin (to celebrate the Sling's 100th), so they settled on Brit distillers Sipsmith. Then only did they find out that its owner was Sir Stamford's direct descendant.