Kokoro Gin sansho berry Japanese inspired Gin

Event: Discovering Kokoro Gin at Nippon Kitchen

My neighbour Kokoro I love gin, it's true. Last time I counted we had 15 bottles with everything from African gin made in Malawi to tea-infused gin, quince-flavoured gin and cacao gin.  As well as a love for all things gin, I also love Japan, so an invitation to find out more about Kokoro Gin,

Seafood from Scotland - Beer and Seafood event - Tall Ship - Glasgow

Seafood Scotland ‘Fish Supper’ with matching craft beers

Seafood paired with beer? What's the catch? Now that is a combo! White wine is generally thought to be the drink to have alongside seafood but Seafood Scotland and The Brewers Association of Scotland invited us along to a "fish supper" to show that wine isn't the only drink that can be paired with seafood.

Pickering’s Gin Baubles are back!

THE BAUBLES ARE BACK! Mr Foodie headed along to the historic Dominion Theatre in Edinburgh to finding out all about Pickering’s Gin and their gin Baubles. Last year saw a huge demand for the baubles, I was crying into my tonic at the lack of gin bauble action on my tree.  Don’t fear if you

Scottish beer awards 2017 winners

Winners list for 2017 Scottish Beer Awards

WINNERS OF 2017 SCOTTISH BEER AWARDS ANNOUNCED Last night saw the second Scottish Beer Awards in Edinburgh with the best beers brewed in Scotland revealed. Brewdog won the top award of the night, Scottish Brewery of the Year.  The Scottish Beer Awards judges praised Brewdog for a monumental year of business. The Ellon-based business fought

The avenue Newton mearns lunch and learn

Event Preview: Lunch and learn at The Avenue

  The Avenue: Newton Mearns shopping centre hosts Lunch and Learn session The Avenue shopping centre in Newton Mearns launch their second ‘On The Avenue Lunch and Learn’ session, where customers can reserve their place to learn a new skill, while dropping by the centre. On the 29th and 30th September, The Avenue are holding

John Lowrie Morrison artist Glengoyne whisky limited edition

Winter reaches Glengoyne Distillery

Glengoyne unveils latest Jolomo limited edition Don't worry there hasn't been a quick season change at Glengoyne Distillery!    Glengoyne have revealed the second in a series of limited edition gift tin releases in partnership with one of Scotland's contemporary artists. ‘Heavy Snow at Glengoyne Distillery’ by John Lowrie Morrison, also known as Jolomo, is

Tennents Makar Gin glasgow tours

Tennent’s and Makar Gin joint tours

The ultimate G&T Glasgow's oldest brewer, Tennent’s, have teamed up with the city's newest spirit producer, the Glasgow Distillery Company. Wellpark Brewery has been part of Glasgow for over 450 years and this tour takes you behind the scenes to find out the history of Tennent's and how it is made. After the tour of

Scottish Gin Awards

Scottish Gin Awards – Preview for tonight

First Scottish Gin Awards Finalists The first annual Scottish Gin Awards takes place tonight with 28 producers and 56 gins progressing to finalist stage in the new national competition. The awards, sponsored by The Scottish Gin Society, cover both taste and business performance and were judged earlier this year by an experienced judging panel consisting

Edinburgh cocktail week

Drinks News: Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend reveal cocktails 🍸

Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend Reveals 50 Signature Cocktails Edinburgh Cocktail Weekend has revealed 50 specially designed signature cocktails for their inaugural event, Friday 6th - Sunday 8th October. Cocktail enthusiasts can look forward to a weekend of sipping and socialising their way around the city with a cocktail line-up featuring everything from a Willy Wonka inspired

Vronis cocktail unicorn mess

Drink: Cheer up hump day with a Unicorn Cocktail

Normally a venue for wine and champers,  Vronis on West Nile Street in Glasgow has put together a cocktail that will surely cheer up anyone's Wednesday. Unicorn Mess (would that not be a pile of skittles?) is available at Vronis as their Cocktail of the week, so get in quick if you like the sound of