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Tag: Gin and Tonic

CO2 shortage: What’s going on with my fizzy drinks?!

All week there have been doom and gloom reports of CO2 (carbon dioxide) shortages affecting everything from our beloved summer pints and G&Ts to soft drinks and beyond. But what’s actually going on, and should we be stockpiling all things fizzy? We investigate…

The CO2 shortage just got real yesterday as in a statement Coca-Cola announced it will be “temporarily pausing” some of its fizzy drinks production. This is a problem that has been bubbling up (sorry!) all week, with all kinds of stories and rumours that without carbon dioxide there might be no beer, which combined with the hot weather and some sort of football tournament going on in Russia, could lead to anarchy on Britain’s streets and, possibly, the end of civilisation as we know it.


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Your top 10 awesome gins for World Gin Day!

Prep the ice and ready the tonics, folks – this Saturday is the 10th World Gin Day! Yep, on 9 June, juniper fans across the globe will be sipping, shaking and sampling their way through the finest gins to ever grace the planet. Why not join them? We’ve scoured the shelves and picked out a tasty selection of your top gins to help you celebrate in lip-smacking style…

All set for World Gin Day this Saturday? If you’re still looking for some botanical-based inspo, we’ve got your back – right here we’ve picked out 10 of the best gins from across MoM HQ, according to you, our discerning shoppers.

With literally thousands of gins in stock, it’s no easy task to curate a list of MoM-approved tipples. What to do? Check out what you, our judicious juniper devotees, make of them, of course! Here you’ll find our top picks, backed up by your reviews, so you know these bottlings are as tasty as it gets.

Categories : Gin
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Gin-finity and beyond: The ultimate gin and mixer combo

gin and mixer

From botanical sodas to small-batch colas, premium mixers are having more than a moment – as such, it seems borderline criminal to pair a great gin with one-size-fits-all bargain bin tonic. But with such a wealth to choose from, knowing how to make the spirit sing can be tricky. We quizzed drinks experts for their gin and mixer recommendations…

Will our love affair with gin ever end? Each week brings some bold new flavour innovation (clotted cream? Moon rock from a lunar meteorite? Literal ANTS?), distilleries are cropping up left, right and centre, and you could probably fulfil your weekly supermarket shop with ‘gin-fused’ food and toiletries alone.


Categories : Gin
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