Tag "Scottish gin"

Pop up Gin Bar, Old Town Barber Club: Launch of ’20 by Maygate Gin’

Twenty years on from opening Hope, their hair salon in Dunfermline’s Maygate, owners Brian and Debbie Jobson have created their very own gin, called ’20 by Maygate Gin’.  This weekend the couple are hosting a speak-easy pop up gin event in their second salon, the stylish Old Town Barber Club. Brian said:’The original batch of 120 bottles sold out in only four hours so we have obtained an occasional license

Scottish Gin – now there's a neat idea

by Shane Dunning, Woodwinters England has long had a great reputation for the production and consumption of Gin, or Genever; the original Dutch name given to the curative spirit first designed by Franz de la Boe. William of Orange drastically reduced the level of taxation on the importation of Genever into England and the drink very quickly became London’s favourite; drunk neat it was, for while, cheaper than beer. Tonic