Your first month will take you on a taste odyssey, exploring the tantalising flavours gin has to offer. Our experts will guide you through three award-winning gins, as you learn what makes a gin a gin and how to harness those delicious flavour profiles into thirst-quenching drinks.
With the basics of gin and flavour profiles under your belt, we’re now going to deep-dive into the expansive world of gin drinks. You’ll explore how to pick the perfect gin for a specific cocktail or mixed drink based upon the flavour profile and the style of gin you have in front of you.
Juniper is the heart and soul of gin, the very definition. If there were no Juniper berries, there would be no gin. In this chapter, we will explore a spectrum of flavours so that you can discover what juniper brings to the party in the wonderful world of gin.
As your confidence in tasting gin rapidly increases, we up the ante with a unique look at the art and science of distillation. You’ll learn how flavour is extracted from botanicals in three unique methods to give you some serious gin street-cred.
If all gin must taste like juniper, then it’s the other botanicals that give each gin a unique character. This month you’ll receive gin from three high-profile distilleries that highlight the most common botanicals other than juniper creating depth and complexity.
With a solid botanical base for creating a rich and complex gin established, we now explore botanicals that incorporate unique flavours into gin. You’ll travel down the historic silk road with luxurious and aromatic spice-based botanicals giving these three gins familiarity yet extraordinarily different character.
You’ve made it to month 7, well done! Reap your reward with a journey across three different styles of gin from the world’s most awarded distilleries. From ultra-modern new western gin to traditional flavour packed navy strength gin, you’ll get to see exactly what the hype is all about.
Jumping on the educational bandwagon, we’re exploring gin’s delightfully dark and debaucherous history. This month will follow a delectable timeline from Dutch origins to the eighteenth-century gin frenzy and finish up in the heartland with London dry gin.
Following on from gins sordid but delicious past, we’ll dive into a time when gin was so good it had to be illegal. From bootlegging to barrel aging, you’ll discover three traditional practices that ironically make for gin with a modern edge. Expect a tempting array of drinks from an era where cocktail culture exploded.
We’ve come a long way since chapter one, exploring gin from all over the world. Now we come back full circle to discover the unique flavours of Australia and how gin is the perfect canvas for showcasing the spectacular bounty that our homeland has to offer.
Your gin travels would not be complete until we embark on some new world destinations. In this chapter, we’re taking a journey to three different continents, which gives us the chance to explore unique botanicals and innovative techniques that are leaving their mark on the gin scene.
Well done! You’ve made it to the end of the first playlist in our series and now will get access to an even more exclusive range of gins available to our subscribers. We finish with three exceptional gins that are pushing the boundaries to the extreme in both flavour and innovation.