Victory London Distilling; Victory Gin

I’ve recently been picturing myself wearing nothing more than a pair of Speedos and a smile… I know. I paint quite a picture don’t I? But if you can pull your minds out of the gutter for just a couple of minutes, I’ll explain why depictions evocative of Michelangelo’s ‘David’ have recently come to the... Continue Reading →

Meet the Makers; Sky Wave Gin

It turns out that we, as a nation, must have completely misheard the chanting amongst all of the excitement. It would seem that they were actually saying footballs coming ‘Rome’…not ‘Home’. Ah…Balls. (Pun intended). When I published my fuller review of Sky Wave Gin at the beginning of July 2021, we were captivated by the... Continue Reading →

Sky Wave Gin

And it was just before the moment of impact that my life flashed before my very eyes… You see, I had never been great at football. While my head tells me that I’m ‘Lionel Messi’, my brain to foot coordination ends up producing a display more befitting of a poor-mans Michael Flatley. Though it’s fair... Continue Reading →

Hayman’s Exotic Citrus Gin

What’s in a name?... When my wife and I decided to get married, a lot of people asked me the question ‘is Emily going to take your name?’. Which I thought was an odd idea, as it would surely get confusing if we were both called ‘Matt’?!... Now, other than a witty opening gambit to... Continue Reading →

Pink Marmalade Gin; It’s party time…

I’ve always been rubbish at picking out song lyrics on the radio. But this doesn’t deter me from joining in whenever I hear a classic ‘banger’ on the airwaves that demands my vocal harmonies... More often than not, you’ll find me confidently blasting out a heartfelt incorrect song line in the car as if no... Continue Reading →

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