Hosting an Oscar party? You’ll need some gin cocktail recipes, oozing with classic Hollywood style, and none fits the bill better than a Negroni.
Aromatic, dry and bittersweet, the Negroni is definitely having a moment with cocktail aficionados, gracing the coolest of cocktail menus worldwide.
It’s origin is disputed and may or may not involve; Italian counts, French aristocracy and wild west saloons. Whoever invented it though, the Negroni is a stylish and sophisticated tipple that’s ideal for the glamour of the Academy Awards.
To make a Negroni, pour the following into an ice-filled Old Fashioned glass and stir.
Garnish with an orange twist.
As much as we love our office, the Gin Festival team were extremely happy to visit The Lakes Gin Distillery recently for a look around and a taste of this fantastic spirit.
To celebrate our new stock of Sanction Gin, we spoke with its creator - Matthew from Gin Without Borders - to find out more about the story behind the drink.
We chat to Moritz from multicultural Kalevala about chemical engineering, their official Head of Happiness, and distilling in Finland.
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