Barentsz Mandarin & Jasmine Launch

New! Mandarin & Jasmine Gin

If you haven’t already heard, Barentsz Gin has been at the drawing board once again. This time, the holiday season and the exotic Far East were the inspiration.

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New! Mandarin & Jasmine Gin

If you haven’t already heard, Barentsz Gin has been at the drawing board once again. This time, the holiday season and the exotic Far East were the inspiration.

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10 Spring Gin Cocktails to Make Now

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Spring is a magical time. The sun finally begins to warm us up and all the birds and flowers seem to wake up from their winter slumber. Chilly nights continue until summer but daytime still gives way to luxurious strolls and cocktail get-togethers. If you are looking for some lovely gin cocktails for Spring, keep reading.

First, let’s talk Spring ingredients:

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10 Summer Gin Cocktails You Must Try

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy refreshing and floral cocktails at a summer party. If you are the host or hostess for a summer party, enjoy this helpful list of gin cocktails for summer. We have scoured the land and received countless suggestions from fans to create the ultimate Summer gin cocktails list just for you. 

Let’s dive in.

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24 Hours in London: A Barentsz Guide for Gin Lovers

When you think of things that are quintessentially British, what comes to mind? A cuppa, Polo, and Gin to name a few? Well, it may come as a surprise then to find out each was born abroad. The humble tea bag was invented in America no less, while Polo has more Ancient roots in Persia and later India. Gin hails from Holland where the Juniper berry that provides its distinct flavour was first introduced. In fact, our premium Willem Barentsz Gin “is inspired by the Dutch and is perfected and distilled in London”. So, if you are a true gin lover and want to know which places make our list to wet your whistle in London, keep reading.

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Choosing the Perfect Gluten Free Cocktails

With more and more people becoming painfully aware of an intolerance to gluten or Celiac disease, finding Gluten-Free products are becoming more and more critical to lead a normal and healthy life. Despite many liquors being distilled from gluten grains, with the right process and know-how you can enjoy your favourite gin cocktails without concern. Here is our guide to help you choose safe, high-quality gluten free gin brands.

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Top 5 Easy and Elegant Gin Cocktails

‘Tis the season to celebrate and cosy up with your favourite people and perhaps even some of your relatives (just kidding 🙂 The best way to make everyone fill up with good cheer is to serve great food and speciality drinks. Now, before you scoff and claim you are not a mixologist, check out these 5 easy and elegant gin based cocktails with a twist or two.

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Barentsz Gin Wins Gold!

You may recall that just this last summer, Barentsz Gin was awarded Gold in the 50th anniversary year of the International Wine & Spirit Competition. The International Wine & Spirit Competition sets the international benchmark for quality. For half a century the IWSC has been recognising and rewarding the very best wines and spirits in the world.

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Gin of the Month by Fiona Beckett, Guardian Drinks Editor

Barentsz Gin was tickled to be featured by Fiona Beckett, writer for the Guardian, as her pick for Gin of the month. Our award-winning gin has received quite a bit of attention and awards (IWC Gold) as of late. Beckett chose to use our Gin for a classic G&T with a twist of an orange slice to enhance the floral notes from the Jasmine.

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Special Valentine’s Sharing Set at Tea Room

Love is in the air and so are the enticing aromas of the Bun House. Located in London, the Bun House creates a seamless blend between traditionally made Bao (buns in Chinese) and modern flavours and stylings. If you want a special night out you can visit the Bun House on Valentine’s Day and select from one (or all) of their many showstopping fancy buns and other dishes.

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Chinese New Year Poon Choi Set Dinner at Bun House

Looking for a fabulous kick-off for the Chinese New Year? Than the Bun House is an absolute must. This year, Barentsz Gin has teamed up for an exotic Poon Choi Set Dinner. Cantonese for “big bowl feast”, this traditional fare features delicate dim sum and hearty meats. Of course, no meal at the Bun House would be complete without some specialty buns. For 2019, the year of the Pig, the restaurant offered adorable and sticky pork buns decorated with pink ears, a pink snout, and little black eyes. 

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Aubaine Spring Cocktails

What could possibly be better than a modern take on traditional French cuisine plated with creativity and love and paired with a speciality crafted cocktail with Barentsz Gin? We agree, next to nothing. That is exactly what you can expect from Aubaine, a contemporary French restaurant in the heart of London.

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3/6/7 October 2017: The Ultimate G&T Masterclass

Are you looking to impress your guests? A masterclass in creating the perfect Gin and Tonic is a perfect way to do just that. Perhaps you are wondering how 2 ingredients can be conjured into a near-endless selection of perfect cocktails?  If so, stop into one of our Masterclasses sponsored by Barentsz Gin and Searcy’s.

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FOODISM: Happy Trail

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go? Well if you’re the lucky winner of London gin brand Willem Barentsz’s Jasmine Trail, the choice will be yours.

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INDEPENDENT: 8 Brilliant Ways To Celebrate World Gin Day 2017

The hallowed holiday takes place on 10 June, just in time to celebrate the end of the general election.

Once primarily used to treat scurvy-infected members of the Royal Navy, it’s fair to say gin has come a long way since the 1800s.

Last year, Brits consumed 19 million litres of the stuff while 40 new distilleries opened – and this year World Gin Day is back bigger and better. From a treasure hunt in London to a festival in Glasgow, here are the best places to raise a G&T (or three) across the UK this weekend.

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BRANDED3: Gin, Free Beer, And Burgers All Over: PR roundup

As we head into the busy summer months, PR activity has been revving up all over the world. We’ve outlined some of our favourite campaigns that were launched this week, spanning from America to Japan.

Get ready to get hungry and thirsty just in time for the weekend, with our top 5 campaigns of the week!

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HELLO!: The Best Places To Celebrate World Gin Day In The UK

With sales surpassing £1 billion last year, there’s no more denying it – gin is the drink of the moment. This Saturday marks the ninth year of World Gin Day and to help you get into the spirit of things, we got in contact with DesignMyNight for the best places to celebrate across the UK. From an Indian-inspired gin garden in London to an entire juniper festival in Glasgow, there’s no way you’re staying in on the 10th.

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Hot on The (Jasmine) Trail

A treasure map and four of the hottest bars? If you think this is a recipe for a wickedly enjoyable evening you would be right. The Jasmine Trail was a fresh take on promoting our jasmine-infused gin as people trekked their way to London’s snazziest pubs.

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Love is in the Air…and Cocktails Are Being Served

Summer is a lovely time to have a wedding. The perfect weather, the pretty pastels, fragrant florals and of course delicious treats. Since the happy (read stressed) bride is often so busy with her dress, finding the perfect venue, and florist, we, at Barentsz Gin wanted to take out the guesswork, and present a few of our signature cocktails perfect for a summer wedding.

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TimeOut London: Gin Festival Is Returning To London This Summer

London’s relationship with gin is a special one. The city’s come a long way from its Mother’s Ruin-soaked, Hogarth-documented, cat’s paw pressing dark days. Now you can barely move for artisanal bars and distilleries frenziedly sloshing out the juniper-infused super spirit. And rightly so – it’s frickin’ delicious!

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BOE Magazine: Spring Into Gin

Bright froths of yellow daffodils in gardens; gambolling lambs; Mini Eggs in the shops; sunshine breaking through April skies – winter is almost a distant memory and spring is here! Time to ditch the spicy Riojas and change it up for something all together more fresh – and nothing epitomizes the transition into spring more than a gently sparkling Gin and Tonic, ice clinking and lime wedge bobbing about. So in honour of April, we’ve roundup up the four gins to have on your radar in the coming months.

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The Jasmine Adventure at The Drunken Monkey

Traditionally, the Jasmine flower is celebrated in China for its distinctive fragrance, lucky symbolism, harmony and the definition of beauty. Historically enjoyed in tea and now rediscovered for a new generation with Willem Barentsz gin in an elegantly floral spirit with a delicate aftertaste that instantly transports senses to the Far East.

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WIRED: One To Explore

A recent article from popular tech magazine, Wired, just featured us as the Spirit Pioneers we are. Much like today’s explorers our namesake, Willem Barentsz, was a visionary committed to a vision few others could appreciate. He dedicated his entire life to discovering the world seeking the Northeast Passage. A voyage filled with danger and adventure from fighting off hungry polar bears and treacherous waters.

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foodism: Sweet Spot

This month, we run the rule over new-school gins, old and new world Bordeaux blends, port, rye whiskey and winter beers. We know you’ll be day-drinking on the regular over the next month of so. If dark spirits are a bit much pre-dinner, try out these cracking gins.

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imbibe.com: Willem Barentsz Dutch-Inspired Gin Unveiled

We’ll tell you about new gin Willem Barentsz in a minute, but the man behind the brand is worth an introduction too. Not only is Michael Claessens’ family behind the branding of spirits like Bacardi, Johnnie Walker and Bombay Sapphire, but he’s been a race car driver, and now created his own gin. All by the age of 23…

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Difford’s Guide Review & Tasting

Thank you to Difford’s Guide for their lovely review of Willem Barentsz Gin! Difford’s Guide is the world’s first and definitive cocktails, bartenders, bars, beer, wine and spirits information directory.

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Hands of Indigo Debut

Willem Barentsz joined pioneering Brazilian artist Yanna Soares for the debut of her luxury ‘Hands of Indigo’ handbag line on 1st September at Soho Revue.

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Jerudong Park Polo Trophy

Willem Barentsz proudly supported the Jerudong Park Polo Trophy – Centrepoint’s charity polo match – at the historic Cirencester Park Polo Club on Saturday 25th June.

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