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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 […]

New FIRKIN Rosie

We’re getting prepared for summer at FIRKIN HQ with our brand-new FIRKIN Rosie! FIRKIN Rosie small batch gin is a triple distilled spirit with a modern twist on a classic gin.  It is made using 100% grain spirit, which is combined with Strawberry, Rose Petals and Sweet Almond before being blended with a selection of botanicals. The […]

Success at London Spirits Competition

Gleann Mor Spirits Company enjoyed triple success at the recent 2018 London Spirits Competition. The inaugural competition, which was organised by US company Beverage Trade Network, focuses on the quality, value for money and packaging & design of spirits. Sid Patel, CEO of Beverage Trade Network, explained what makes the London Spirits Competition unique: “At […]

‘Tis (almost) the season to be jolly!

Just a few weeks after the launch of our Old Tom Gin, we are proud to introduce the first variant: FIRKIN Yuletide Old Tom. It may only be April but this seasonal cask-aged stormer is packed with an entire gingerbread house and we think it’s too good to not to share. The spirit is produced […]