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 →

Sipsmith Strawberry Smash Gin

“You can not be serious?!”. A line of sheer frustration and angst, screamed by an incandescent John McEnroe (AKA Jonny Mac the ‘Superbrat’) during his opening round of Wimbledon 1981. The former Tennis number 1, who would go on to win Wimbledon that year (and a further 2 times after to boot) was utterly incensed... Continue Reading →

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