225g Butter 225g Golden Caster Sugar 4 Large Eggs 275g Self Raising Flour 2 tsp Baking Powder 4 tbsp Milk 3 Lemons (zest for cake, juice for drizzle) Drizzle: 200g Granulated Sugar 100ml of your favourite gin! (Mine is Darnleys View Spiced Gin but whatever takes your fancy!) Grease and line a 22cm square cake…

Throughout August, Edinburgh Gin is celebrating the capital’s 70th festival, with pop up bars at a variety of locations across the city and a brand-new show inspired by the spirit’s illustrious history, ‘The Art and Science of Gin’. ‘THE ART AND SCIENCE OF GIN’ Utilising cutting edge projection mapping technology, ‘The Art and Science of…

How can you combine social media with one of Scotland’s oldest traditions, distilling? Edinburgh Gin has the answer. Edinburgh Gin is celebrating the Edinburgh International Science Festival (1-16 April) with ‘Distilling Live’, a live gin distilling with recipes crowdsourced from three social media platforms. The world’s first and Europe’s biggest science festival invites audiences to…

Beinn an Tuirc Distillery Launches Kintrye Gin 2017 brings the good news that drinking gin can now also be green. This spring, lovers of the botanical beverage will be able to enjoy Scotland’s first and only ethically sourced and sustainably manufactured gin, Kintyre Gin. Beinn an Tuirc distillery, located next to Kintyre’s highest peak of…

Strathearn Shows its Strength Scottish Producer Creates Strongest Gin Range in the UK Small artisan spirits producer, Strathearn Distillery, has developed distillery strength versions of their four core gins, officially making it the strongest gin range in the UK, each at 60.5% ABV. The Distillery Strength gins were born from an export request from Northern…

The countdown to Musselburgh Racecourse’s Edinburgh Cup, sponsored by Edinburgh Gin is now on. The Edinburgh Cup is one of the biggest dates in the Scottish Racing calendar, attracting thousands of racegoers each year.  Along with the days racing there’s also lots of bars, restaurants and artisan food stalls to be enjoyed.  After the racing’s…

Edinburgh Juniper Festival Edinburgh, 2016. Scotland’s Best Gin Fest, The Juniper Festival is returning for its third consecutive year in Edinburgh, on the 10th-12th June 2016 at Summerhall. Following success in previous years, the 2016 festival is here to celebrate all things Gin, with added street food, local fashion, craft stalls and entertainment. Run by…