FOOD & DRINK
Tried & tasted tipples
Looking to be visited by Christmas spirits this year… make sure they are local with these top notch gins.
The local gin we have available these days is of an excellent quality, and many of them have the awards to prove it. Here at Places&Faces HQ we have undertaken the difficult job of trying just a few of the gins the region has to offer. Don’t just grab a bottle of Gordon’s off the supermarket shelf, be daring and sample a local brand, we are certain you will prefer the superior taste. This is just a small sample of the gin Norfolk and Suffolk has to offer to get you started. So what are you waiting for? Get out there and get discovering… and let the party be’gin.
Hand made in small batches this gin is vibrant with juniper and herbal notes. You can also sense a touch of spice culminating in a citrus finish.
70cl | 39% ABV | RRP: £44.99
Bullards Coastal Gin
Inspired by the Norfolk coastline, this gin has a delicate salty influence complemented by bright citrus flavours, hand foraged sea purslane and marsh samphire.
70cl | 40% ABV | RRP: £35
St. Giles Spiced Orange & Cranberry
Could this be Christmas in a bottle?
Bursting with fresh orange and cranberry, followed by a comforting spiced finish. A must for the festive drinks cabinet.
70cl | 41% ABV | RRP: £39
Adnams Rising Sun
This refreshing rye-based gin is made using rye grown by Jonathan Adnams at his farm is Reydon and is blended with Japanese macha tea and lemongrass.
70cl | 42% ABV | RRP: £29.99
Fishers Original Gin
Made in small batches in Aldeburgh with botanicals like juniper, cardamom and citrus, spignel, rock samphire, wood aven and bog myrtle. A top tipple celebrating the Suffolk coast.
70cl | 44% ABV | RRP: £39.95
ZOOM & SHAKE
Don’t let the social distancing rules out the kibosh on your cocktail night…
Zoom and shake. If you are organised send out an ingredient list and Zoom call your friends whilst you all make the cocktails together and then chat and enjoy. Remember to make sure you are all at the same stage otherwise some of you will still be shaking whilst everyone else is sipping, and nobody wants that.
USE A JIGGER
This essential piece of kit provides quality control and enables you to get the exact proportions correct every time.
MAKE A COMPLEX DRINK IN BATCHES
If you are serving the same cocktail multiple times it can become a never ending task. Mix larger batches and store in a sealed container in the fridge and then re shake over ice when needed. You will look like a pro and get the drinks out quicker allowing you to join in the fun rather than being shackled to the shaker.