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“Not Fake News – The actual BBC have declared our Negroni Rosa the best in the Land!” – Hannah, Tinkture Ltd

“Not Fake News – The actual BBC have declared our Negroni Rosa the best in the Land!” – Hannah, Tinkture Ltd

Rusty HQ managed to catch up with Hannah of Tinkture fame to find out what was happening in her gin life. Safe to say she was mega excited... Here's why...  "Hi Everyone! As you may have gathered, we,…
2020 Penderyn Music Book Prize won by Biography of Blues Legend, Robert Johnson

2020 Penderyn Music Book Prize won by Biography of Blues Legend, Robert Johnson

The Penderyn Music Book Prize 2020 has been won by the outstanding biography Up Jumped The Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson by Bruce Conforth and Gayle Dean Wardlow (Omnibus Press). Watch the video presentation, which…
Penderyn Secures Planning for Llandudno Distillery

Penderyn Secures Planning for Llandudno Distillery

Planning for Penderyn’s second distillery, which is to be housed in the former Old Board School in Lloyd St, Llandudno, has been passed by Conwy Council. This is great news for Penderyn and means (Covid…
Exeter Distillery

Exeter Distillery

Three years on from my first interview with the owner of the UK’s smallest distillery Hamish Lothian is a happy man enjoying life and having fun experimenting with his stills and bringing an array of…
Gin Jar Drinks

Gin Jar Drinks

Somerset has long been associated with the production of Cider, but when it comes to gin it seems under-represented as a county compared with its bordering neighbours so we were completely stoked to come across…
Colwith Farm

Colwith Farm

It’s time to discover Cornwall’s first single estate ‘Plough to Bottle’ distillery, Gin School and visitor centre at the Colwith Farm Distillery. Our love affair with artisanal food and drink has led to many a…
That Boutique-y Pineapple Gin

That Boutique-y Pineapple Gin

Once in a while I’m completely swept off my feet by a product I’ve already decided I’m probably not going to enjoy. This happened when I tried That Boutique-y Gin Company’s Spit Roasted Pineapple Gin.…
Exeter Gin

Exeter Gin

Almost two decades ago I worked in advertising (for a then very well-known yellow directory) with a large team of highly motivated and focused people. I left that life behind for a new beginning in…
Slingsby Rhubarb Gin

Slingsby Rhubarb Gin

Back in 2018 we had so many requests for Rhubarb Gin that we spent a lot of time searching for the right one to no avail. Don’t get me wrong, there are plenty out there…