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Firkin Wins at World Gin Awards 2019

Celebrations were the order of the day for Team Firkin as the Edinburgh based craft distillery, once again claimed top placing for two expressions at Round 1 of the World Gin Awards 2019, held in London’s Caledonian Club on Thursday 10th January. The much acclaimed cask-aged Firkin original won ‘Best in Category’ in the UK […]

Cocktail: Botanic Spritz

The Botanic Spritz is the sixth cocktail to be released from our collaboration with Oblò Bar and Bistro earlier this year. The cocktail looks and tastes brilliant, and you can try it for yourself using the recipe below! Ingredients: FIRKIN Sherry, Violet Liqueur, Elderflower Cordial, Lemon Juice, Pink Lemonade, Cucumber Recipe: Add 25ml Gin, 25ml […]

Cocktail: Rhubarb Sour

Rhubarb Sour is the newest cocktail from FIRKIN’s collaboration with Eyemouth’s Oblo Bar and Bistro. Made using award-winning FIRKIN original, the cocktail is beautifully finished and tastes as good as it looks. Use the recipe below to try this one at home! Ingredients: FIRKIN Original, Maraschino, Lime Juice, Egg White, Rhubarb Cordial, Cranberry Juice, Orange […]

Cocktail: Velvet Espresso

The Velvet Espresso cocktail, the latest from FIRKIN Gin’s collaboration with Oblò Bar, is for coffee lovers! Combining our festive FIRKIN Yuletide with Baileys and Espresso, this recipe is a cocktail to enjoy in the winter months! Ingredients: FIRKIN Yuletide, Baileys, Espresso shot, Coffee Recipe: Shake 25ml FIRKIN Yuletide, 50ml Baileys and Espresso shot together […]

Cocktail: Oblo Sling

The Oblo Sling is the third cocktail from recent series with Oblò Bar & Bistro. The cocktail is based upon the limited-edition FIRKIN Port and with flavours such as Passionfruit is perfect for the summer months. Ingredients: FIRKIN Port, Limoncello, Lemon Juice, Passionfruit Syrup, Gomme, Soda Recipe: Put some ice into a tall glass Add […]

Firkin Gin wins three awards at 2018 IWSC

FIRKIN Gin has won three silver awards at the 2018 International Wine & Spirits Competition (IWSC). Now in its 49th year, the competition aims to award excellence in wines and spirits worldwide, encouraging recognition for quality products. FIRKIN Rosie, a summer-themed gin made with strawberries, rose petals and sweet almond, collects its second note of […]

Cocktail: Fragola Cooler

The Fragola Cooler is the second cocktail from our new series with Oblo Bar & Bistro. The cocktail uses Port-aged FIRKIN Gin and is perfect for the summer, with key ingredients including strawberries and prosecco. Ingredients: FIRKIN Port, Prosecco, Sweet Vermouth, Gomme, Lime Juice, Strawberries, Mint Leaves Recipe: Slice some Strawberries and place into a […]

Four Scottish Gin Award nominations for FIRKIN Gin

FIRKIN Gin has received four nominations for the 2018 Scottish Gin Awards. Original FIRKIN Gin, which received a Silver Medal at last year’s Awards, has once again been nominated in the Cask Gin of the Year category. The gin, which was first launched in 2015, is aged in American Oak ex-whisky barrels to produce a […]

Cocktail: Foxy Blonde

The first in our new cocktail series with Oblò Bar & Bistro, Foxy Blonde, is a cocktail which combines the smoky flavour from the Islay barrels with the sweetness of Peach Schnapps to create a truly unique flavour. Ingredients: FIRKIN Islay, Peach Schnapps, Mango Juice, Pineapple Juice, Lime Juice, Angostura, Orange and Cinnamon. Recipe: Mix […]

Oblò Bar collaboration

Firkin Gin recently collaborated with Oblò Bar & Bistro to create an exciting new range of FIRKIN cocktails. Award-winning Oblò Bar & Bistro, located on the harbour front in the coastal town of Eyemouth, specialises in everything from Italian coffee to creatively crafted cocktails. Anna Mendyk, Bar Manager at Oblò, has worked with her team […]