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Brand new Christmas Gin is traditional taste of festive season

Brand new Christmas Gin is traditional taste of festive season

We have launched a limited edition festive gin which is ‘the traditional taste of Christmas’.York Gin Spiced Apple's botanicals include cinnamon, cloves and ginger as well as ‘Glory of York’ Ribston Pippin apples.The dry gin is inspired by the mulled drinks (originally known as wassail) drunk during the festive season for centuries past. Pre-orders have just opened at a special price of £39 for a 70cl bottle. When it goes on general sale from (6 December), the price will be £42. Our co-founder E …
29th Nov 2022 York Gin
York Gin celebrates double win for environment and social responsibility

York Gin celebrates double win for environment and social responsibility

November 2022 has seen York Gin win two separate awards for our efforts to be a responsible and sustainable business.We won the Environmental Hero award at the York Mix Hero Awards held at the Principal Hotel.We also walked away with the Socially Responsible Business Award at the York Press Business Awards held at York Racecourse.The two wins cement our reputation as a sustainable business, doing our best to minimise our environmental impact.Here are some of the things we’ve done: All our bottl …
27th Nov 2022 York Gin
Black Cat Friday (Cats and Gin History)

Black Cat Friday (Cats and Gin History)

We’ve renamed Black Friday to Black Cat Friday to give you a discount while raising money for rescue moggies too.Get a 5% discount on yorkgin.com - with another 5% of your sale going to York Cats Protection adoption centre.Use code BLACKCAT at checkout on yorkgin.com between Friday 25th to Monday 28th November to get the discount and charity contribution. The deal is exclusively online.There are many reasons for us supporting the Cats Protection charity:- A cat sits proudly on our logo.- Gi …
23rd Nov 2022 Simon Henry
What is Old Tom gin

What is Old Tom gin

Old Tom is a sweetened style of gin - often flavoured with liquorice.Popular in the 18th and 19th Centuries, the flavourings were used to disguise its frequently very poor quality. During the 1700s and 1800s, health and safety checks were not as vigorous as they are today. And let’s just say gin could be a pretty rough drink. It was not unknown to contain sulphuric acid.In the 20th Century, Old Tom went out of fashion. But in the second and third decades of the 21st Century, Old Tom has enjoyed …
17th Nov 2022 York Gin
The York Gin shop's Santa Clause discount

The York Gin shop's Santa Clause discount

The York Gin shop is offering a £1 discount for anyone wearing Christmas clothes and accessories - including angel’s wings, reindeer antlers and festive earrings. It will even give the ‘Santa Clause’ discount on gin for anyone wearing a real or fake long white beard. And dressed-up pets like York Gin dog, Inigo (pictured) count as part of the discount scheme, too. We want to get as many people as possible into the Christmas spirit at a difficult time for many.Customers can either take the disc …
17th Nov 2022 York Gin

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