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Tried Double Dutch mixers yet? These twins have found a winning formula...

This article was first published in the March edition of our members newspaper 'One Time Press' Whilst studying as students and enjoying going out in London, Double Dutch’s twin founders, Joyce and Raissa de Haas realised that if you wanted to find a mixer to compliment your gin rather than swamp it, there wasn’t many options. This was fine in the past but with the development of carefully crafted and designed gins with interesting flavours and botanicals they realised that there was a need for mixers to complement and enhance these flavours rather than mask them.   At the time they were studying for an MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship at University College London, graduating in September 2014. They realised the...

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Manchester gin | The story

Manchester Gin | The story Originally published in the March edition of our members newspaper 'One Time Press' Jennie Wiggins and Seb Heeley, the couple behind Manchester Gin spoke to us about how they ended up with their very own distillery. Seb: It all started on a Wednesday night at 1:30 in the morning, I was at a basement Tiki bar in the centre of Manchester and was with two friends who were talking to two girls so I was a bit of a spare part. I therefore said to myself that I was going to go and talk to the nearest girl to me and geographically the closest person to me was Jen. She was sat on her own,...

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Cocktail of the Month March | The Sakura Sour

We’ve got a classic gin sour with a Japanese influence on the menu for March. The ‘sours’ family of cocktails hold true to the adage ‘the simple things in life are the best’ and we’ve not messed with the classic recipe too much. The addition of Yuzushu adds a unique citrus flavour that really accentuates the floral notes prevalent in the gin. The yuzu fruit is native to Japan and is a cross between a sour mandarin and an Ichang papeda (cold climate citrus fruit). It’s a staple flavour in Japanese cuisine and you’ll often find it in sauces like citrus Ponzu which frequently accompanies sashimi dishes. A surge in its popularity recently has made the fruit eye wateringly expensive...

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OTG X BATCH | APRIL 2017

One Time Gin X Batch | April 2017 Phil Whitwell, founder of Batch Distillery told us "I’ve wanted to incorporate some of my favourite flavours from South East Asian cuisine into a gin for quite some time. I singled out lime leaf and lemongrass as they are my two favourite ingredients and I had distilled both in the past so knew how immensely well they could sit within a gin” South East Asian inspired limited edition gin featuring lemongrass and lime leaf as unique botanicals April's gin package has been curated around this geographically inspired gin to reflect the region and its flavours. Use code 'APRIL5' for £5 off at checkout! HOW IT WORKS JOIN THE CLUB   We've paired...

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5 reasons to choose One Time Gin

There’s more than one gin subscription club out there but there’s a lot that we do at One Time Gin that makes us stand out from the crowd. 1) What we do, no one else does. Creating a new gin every month is hard work, but it’s this hard work that makes being a member of One Time Gin so special. You get access to special, limited edition gins that you can’t get anywhere else. 2) At One Time Gin we’re really proud of the products we create with some of the country’s best distilleries, that’s why we’re happy to tell you what our gin of the month is going to be before you commit to buying it, something no...

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