Cairngorm Gin Company - Experience the spirit of the Scottish Highlands

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The Cairngorm Gin Company Launched in 2019 by Jack Smith, Cairngorm Gin was inspired by the land he lives in with his family. Jack was born and raised in the...

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Our Favourite Scottish Gin Bottle Designs

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Everyone has a reason for having a favourite bottle of gin. Whether it’s the first one you tried or the one used in your favourite cocktail? Maybe it’s the first...

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Mothers Day 2021 - Perfect Gift Guide

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner and there’s no better time to show your mum (or grandma!) just how much you love them - with a gift as special...

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How To Taste Gin - Our Comprehensive Guide

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Here at Craft56°, we stock over 100 different varieties of Scottish Gin each with their own blend of botanicals and flavour profile. Once you’ve received your gin, can you trust...

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Scottish Tonic Water - The Perfect Pairing

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Gin & Tonic go together like salt & pepper or bread & butter. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that with the growing number of Scottish gins hitting the...

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The Secret Behind Blue Colour Changing Gins

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There are now over 300 different being made in Scotland and amongst them are a growing number of colour changing gins. We’re going to explore our favourite Scottish blue colour...

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Top 10 Facts About (Scottish) Gin

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Here in Scotland we have a proud history of producing quality spirits. For many years Scotland has been synonymous with whisky and while our whisky is still second to none, over...

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The History of Gin in Scotland

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Scotland is at the forefront of the current ‘gin boom’ with over 70% of the gin made in the UK being made in Scotland. This includes Gordon’s (the world’s biggest...

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Why is Gin Known as Mother's Ruin?

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With the rapid increase of craft gins emerging on the scene, we thought we'd look into why exactly is one of our favourite tipples also known as “Mother’s Ruin”? The...

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What is Navy Strength Gin?

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The story behind what we know today as navy strength gin began during the first ‘gin boom’ in the 18th century. The Royal Navy legislated that there had to be...

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