Oriental

Okay so gin, passion fruit liqueur and limoncello walk into a bar… I mean, that should be the start of a delicious joke and/or cocktail right? That’s what any sane person would think. Well unfortunately, we’d all be wrong. Yes, the ingredients together should, in principle, make a fine mixture worthy of gracing any cocktail […]

Review: Hortus Pink Grapefruit and Elderflower Gin Liqueur

You know why you’re here. I know why you’re here. Let’s stop pretending and just get down to the all important business of booze. Lidl, the crafty minxes, have come up with yet another cheeky Gin Liqueur to join their acclaimed Hortus ranks, this time with the delectable pairing of Pink Grapefruit & Elderflower. This […]

Review: St Anne’s on the Sea Chocolate Orange Gin

I should preface this review by saying that – despite the title of this blog – I’m 50/50 on how much I enjoy gin as a sipping drink, largely because a lot of commercialised gins end up tasting very bland and really quite abrasive. I usually put gins into 1 (or maybe 2) of 4 […]

Review: Hortus Plum and Cinnamon Gin Liqueur

I wonder if Lidl anticipated the level of success they would have when they first launched the Gin Liqueurs range, for a success it has been. Every time a new Hortus Gin Liqueur comes out, I see it plastered all over social media and bargain websites such as HotUKDeals etc within a day of it […]