Category: Spirits

Gin: or the ‘demon’ redeemed

As we continue to repost articles from our historic Number Three magazine, we republish an article about gin and its “squalid past”, originally published in the autumn of 1957. The drunkard sunk more in disgrace, / Had a look of brutality scowling; / In his soul, in his heart, in his face, / The gin like a demon […]

Summer libations: Karlsson’s Classic Serve

In the final instalment of our series on how to make the most of your cocktail shaker over the summer season, Amanda Baxter keeps things simple with a classic presentation of the purest of spirits, vodka. The arrival of Jersey Royals in supermarkets signals summer’s arrival. Whether fresh and herby potato salads or boiled potatoes […]

Summer libations: Vintage Summer

In our ongoing series of essential summer cocktails, Amanda Baxter from our Spirits division devises a whisky cocktail using the most recent addition to The Glenrothes range of single malt whisky, The Glenrothes Vintage Reserve. At 40 percent alcohol, The Glenrothes Vintage Reserve is unusually fragrant and soft in style, with red-berry fruits and a finish […]

Summer libations: Pink & Ginger

In our ongoing series of spirited concoctions suited to summer drinking, Amanda Baxter reveals a recipe for the ultimate thirst-quencher using our Mauritian rum, the Pink & Ginger. Mauritius; the word alone is evocative of white beaches, blue skies, warm sun and its lush green mountains. The rare pink pigeon – yes, it is a […]