Food & Drink Lifestyle

Hendrick’s Gin

May 13, 2020
Hendrick's Gin
Hendrick's Gin

My work commute has been drastically reduced in the last few months, like most people. Which means I've found myself enjoying a drink in the evening a little more often. Why not? It's all about the small pleasures now, isn't it? For me curling up with a book and my favourite drink of choice is how I've enjoyed spending my evenings. In honour of this, I decided to make a little space on the blog for my favourite tipple of choice.

It's no secret that I'm a fan of gin, I have been for a few years now. In that time I've tried quite a lot of different kinds and built up a bit of a collection, with the help of my family. I'd say they like gin almost as much as I do but I'm not entirely sure that's possible.

One of my favourites has always been Hendricks. Every so often they release a limited edition with a variation in the botanicals but the original remains my go to.

Hendrick's Gin
Hendrick's Gin

Hendrick's flavour comes from the two main ingredients, rose and cucumber giving it a very fresh taste. These along with eleven other botanicals make it a lovely summer drink (and year-round drink) in my opinion. You'll quite often see it served with regular tonic (fever-tree Mediterranean tonic is my favourite ) and slices of cucumber which is one of my favourite ways to enjoy it. For a little twist, elderflower tonic complements it wonderfully as well bringing out the more fragrant rose. 

A quick google and you'll see how many different recipes there are for a Hendrick's G&T. Everyone does it slightly differently but with a gin this lovely you can't go wrong. 

Have you tried Hendrick's Gin?

What did you think?

Thanks for reading,

Katie x


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