Bertha’s Revenge Gin / Shrooms

Get ready to get wasted (on boredom) This week’s review takes us to Ireland with Bertha’s Revenge gin and Shrooms. Bertha’s Revenge is a gin made by the Ballyvolane House Spirits Company in Ireland. It is made using whey alcohol from local Irish dairies, and is inspired by a famous cow called Big Bertha. Shrooms is a horror film which follows a group of irritating … Continue reading Bertha’s Revenge Gin / Shrooms

The Edge Apple & Kiwi Gin / More Goosebumps Episodes

Reader beware, you’re in for a scare! This week I thought I’d do another review of three Goosebumps episodes and another gin liqueur from The Edge. Last time the three episodes I picked were suitably ridiculous, so hopefully I’ve picked well this time too! I thought for this review I would try the apple and kiwi flavour gin liqueur, which is a brilliant green colour and … Continue reading The Edge Apple & Kiwi Gin / More Goosebumps Episodes

Hull Dry Gin / The Exorcist

The scariest movie of all time…if you’re an archaeologist This week’s review takes me back to my undergrad days at the University of Hull, with Hull Dry gin and The Exorcist. Hull Dry gin is produced by the Humber Street Distillery which opened in Hull city centre in the last few years. While it wasn’t around when I was studying in Hull, I got the … Continue reading Hull Dry Gin / The Exorcist

Zymurgorium Strawberry & Mint Gin / Grave Encounters 2

Fear is just a word, this film is much worse. This week I reviewed Grave Encounters 2, the sequel to Grave Encounters, alongside another fruity gin liqueur in the Zymurgorium gin range. Zymurgorium Strawberry & Mint Gin is distilled in Manchester using strawberry juice and three different types of mint. I loved the Zymurgorium Rose gin liqueur which I reviewed alongside Grave Encounters, so I have … Continue reading Zymurgorium Strawberry & Mint Gin / Grave Encounters 2

Ragnarok Gin / Let Me In

The worst rom-com ever This week’s review takes us to Sweden, with Ragnarok gin and Let Me In. Ragnarok gin is distilled in Northern Sweden using local ingredients, with the aim of encapsulating the Swedish wilderness. This is the first Swedish gin I’ve tried, so I’m excited to see how it tastes! Let Me In is the American remake of Swedish horror film, Let The … Continue reading Ragnarok Gin / Let Me In

Cucumber Gin / The Nun

Witness the dumbest chapter of The Conjuring universe This week I reviewed two things which I was pretty excited for: Cucumber gin and The Nun. Cucumber Gin by The English Drinks Company is described on their website as the perfect summery drink. I bought this gin back in October while visiting friends in Peterborough, and since the weather seems to finally be improving I thought … Continue reading Cucumber Gin / The Nun

Hills & Harbour Gin / The Forest

Where gin grows. This week’s review is all about forests! My gin of choice here is Hills & Harbour gin, which is produced by the Crafty Distillery in Galloway, Scotland. They have used fir tree needles and seaweed from the surrounding forests and coastline as botanicals, which makes this gin perfect for this week’s review! So what film did I decide to pair this gin … Continue reading Hills & Harbour Gin / The Forest

Bloom Strawberry Cup Gin / Hannibal

In which Hannibal’s lovely holiday in Italy gets ruined by a mean police officer This week i’ll be reviewing Hannibal, the sequel to The Silence of the Lambs, along with Bloom Strawberry Cup gin liqueur. Bloom Strawberry Cup gin is a fruity liqueur made using Bloom London Dry gin. Bloom is one of my favourite London Dry gins, so I’m excited to see what this liqueur tastes … Continue reading Bloom Strawberry Cup Gin / Hannibal

Marylebone Gin / The Conjuring 2

The scariest thing about this film is the shit attempt at cockney accents This week’s review is all about the rich and famous, pairing Marylebone gin with The Conjuring 2. Marylebone gin is inspired by the pleasure gardens at Marylebone in London which the rich and famous of the 17th and 18th centuries would frequent. How is this related to The Conjuring 2? Well unfortunately … Continue reading Marylebone Gin / The Conjuring 2