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9 Very Important Things That Every Irish Gin Lover Needs To Know

By mariemadden

February 4, 2018 at 2:12pm


Forget vodka, we all know that gin is the best spirit ever.

Whether you're drinking it in a classic G&T on the rocks or in a delish cocktail, there has been a serious gin revival over the past few years and we are only DELIGHTED.

Consider yourself one of gin's biggest fans? Here's what you need to know...

There is a Gin Festival in Galway THIS WEEKEND

Yes, my friends. An entire festival dedicated solely to gin. It takes place in the Latin Quarter and includes masterclasses and tastings, a gin afternoon tea, gin trails, food and gin pairings, and gin competitions. 

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Here's how to make G&T cupcakes at home

Two of our favourite things combined - gin and cupcakes! Better still, you don't have to be Rachel Allen to make them as the recipe is super simple and can be whipped up in 30 minutes.

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There's an All-Ireland Gin Festival in June

This one takes place across the 32 counties from 25 June to 1 July and aims to celebrate Irish gin. There will be a ton of different events taking place and you can keep track here.

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This restaurant serves G&T salmon

Gin cured salmon, pickled cucumber and a gin and tonic jelly - impressive or what! The Platform 61 dish also looks very pretty.

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There are gin and tonic (& Prosecco) candles

You can order them here and your home will forever smell like happiness. Avoca have some too.

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You need to try this gin, raspberry and elderflower cocktail

LOOK at the presentation.

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Bond with your BFF in a whole new way with these gin and tonic jumpers

Pink to make the boys wink!

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You can smell like gin all the time with G&T soap

Although this fabulous creation might not make you so popular with your boss...

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There's a bar dedicated to gin down in Galway

They love the stuff! It's named after Nora Barnacle, located on Cross Street and has over 70 varieties to choose from.

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