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What is Ginuary - a celebration of gin in January with January New Year Gin Sales, Gin Offers and Gin Bargains

What is Ginuary - a celebration of gin in January with January New Year Gin Sales, Gin Offers and Gin Bargains

What is Ginuary? And does it involve New Year Gin sales and gin bargains?Ginuary is a celebration of gin during the month of January. And it has its own hashtag - #ginuary.Ginuary 2022 is the opposite of Dry January or Dryanuary. Rather than a campaign for people to stop drinking, Ginuary provides reasons to drink gin. (In moderation.)It is also a good excuse to write about gin, to post gin photos on social media, and to try some gins you haven't tried before. Or to finish some of your leftover …
30th Dec 2021 York Gin
​Yorkshire gin map: distilleries and brands

​Yorkshire gin map: distilleries and brands

Yorkshire gins: find them hereThere are dozens of companies now making gin in Yorkshire. Some, like Masons, York Gin and Slingsby, are winning the highest international awards.All three companies have recently won the coveted Gold Outstanding medal at the International Wine & Spirit Competition – recognition that some Yorkshire gins really are among the best in the world.Across the whole White Rose county, gin makers are creating brands and products that resonate with drinkers. Yorkshire rea …
1st Oct 2021 York Gin
​Is gin bad for your liver?

​Is gin bad for your liver?

There is a short answer to the question: 'Is gin bad for your liver?' 'Yes it can be.' As with any alcohol, you should drink gin in moderation.There are definitely serious dangers associated with excessive alcohol consumption.Follow the guidelinesThe World Health Organisation (WHO) advises people: to keep to strict daily limits (a maximum of two units for women and three for men)not to drink more than four units at any one time and to give yourself at least one day off the booze each week …
1st Jul 2021 York Gin
​What is gin and what is it made from?

​What is gin and what is it made from?

What is gin? And what is it made of?For a drink to be described as ‘gin’ in the UK it must meet two criteria:Strength of alcohol:It must be at least 37.5%ABV (alcohol by volume)Taste:It must taste predominantly of juniper.So gin is a distilled spirit with a minimum alcohol strength (it can be stronger than 37.5%) and juniper is the only mandatory ‘botanical’.(‘Botanicals’ are the herbs, spices, fruit etc that are added to the alcohol to give the gin its flavour.) Popular botanicals include coria …
12th Apr 2021 York Gin
​Is it OK to drink gin every day?

​Is it OK to drink gin every day?

There is a simple answer to the question - is it OK to drink gin every day?No, it’s not recommended to drink alcohol every day!WHO and NHS guidelinesThe World Health Organisation (WHO) and NHS recommend that all drinkers have at least one day ‘dry’ day each week.The daily maximum recommended allowances are as follows:Female: 2 units per day; 14 per week.Male: 3 units per day; 14 per week.And no-one should have more than four units at one sitting.A unit is a single small spirit measure or half a …
10th Mar 2021 York Gin

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