Strawberry Basil Gin Slushies

We absolutely LOVE this summer cocktail recipe for Strawberry Basil Gin Slushies, made with our award-winning Seaside Strength 57% Navy Gin, created by food and drink blogger Rachel Phipps. Rachel says: While these slushies are just a simple blend of strawberries, gin...

Brighton Gin Summer & Autumn Events

Here at Brighton Gin we’ve got a gin-tastic summer of events! With distillery tours, in-store tastings and festivals galore, it’s set to be a busy time for gin lovers! On Saturday July 13th we’re in the gorgeous Sussex setting of Borde Hill Garden...

Win Gin in 2019!

Sign up to our newsletter and win gin! Sign up to our occasional newsletter for special subscribers’ offers, gin-shaped news and competitions. We’ll also be giving away a free bottle of our new award-winning 57% Seaside Strength Brighton Gin to a...

Classic Brighton Gin G&T

Enjoy Brighton Gin in a classic G&T, great for any time of year. We recommend a splash of premium tonic, plenty of fresh ice and a slice of fresh orange to garnish. INGREDIENTS 50ml Brighton Gin Pavilion Strength (if you’re using our 57% Seaside Strength,...

Community Spirit

Brighton Gin is a business which takes our Corporate Social Responsibility seriously. We appreciate how the people of Brighton and Hove have supported us as a small-scale local business, so we consistently aim to give something back to our community by supporting...

Brighton Gin and Orange Pancake Sauce

As a special treat for Shrove Tuesday (or let’s face it, any other day when you fancy a pancake) our chief gin bottler, waxer and labeller Jude has stepped out of the distillery and into her kitchen to create a delicious Brighton Gin and Orange sauce. Watch now...

Brighton Gin Glasses

Our much-coveted Brighton Gin glasses are back in stock. They’re perfect for a G&T, a Brighton Gin Rocktail or your favourite cocktail. RRP is around £8-10 in the shops, or direct from us singly at £8.50 + P&P or in a box of six for £45 + courier delivery (UK...

Brighton Gin at the Fringe

We love May in Brighton as the Festival, Fringe and Great Escape bring an extra buzz to the city. We’re especially delighted this year to be the exclusive gin on offer at Junkyard Dogs’ takeover of the Brighthelm Centre for the Brighton Fringe....

How to Drink Brighton Gin

If you’ve enjoyed Brighton Gin before, you may already be familiar with our spirit and our recommended serve with a slice of orange to bring out the citrussy botanicals. However, if this is your first time (welcome!), keep reading to learn how we suggest to drink our...

Brighton Gin Rocktail

 The rocktail is a Brighton Gin original. When you need your drink to be that little bit more Brighton-y, this is the drink for you. ingredients 50ml Brighton Gin (available here) 150ml Premium Tonic Water Chunk of minty Brighton Gin rock (available here)  ...

We Gave Up Plastic Straws

 WHY WE SAY NO TO PLASTIC STRAWS On 30th August 2017, we pledged to say no to plastic straws, and never use them again! If you’ve seen the turtle-with-a-straw-up-his-nose video you’ll have already taken this pledge too (1 in 3 sea turtles have eaten marine...

Harvesting Our Juniper

Brighton Gin is bursting with juniper notes which makes it such a favourite with gin lovers. We use the finest juniper we can source, and at the moment we’re using juniper from Macedonia. And did we also mention that Brighton Gin is 100% vegan? Have a look at...

Gin cocktails for autumn and winter

It’s not just for G&Ts – gin’s so versatile it’s a drink for all seasons. Our botanicals including fresh orange and lime – with lashings of juniper, of course – give Brighton Gin a taste which combines perfectly with a range of mixers. Now there’s a...

Another International Award for Brighton Gin

Brighton Gin wins International Wine & Spirit Gold Medal for Artwork and Design Brighton Gin has just won its ninth International Wine & Spirits Award. The Gold Medal was given for Brighton Gin’s artwork and bottle design. The judges voted Brighton Gin as “an...

Award-winning Brighton Gin

We’re privileged that the great taste of Brighton Gin has been acknowledged in UK and International awards. Amongst its many awards, Brighton Gin has won: 2019 Sussex Drink Producer of the Year, Sussex Food & Drink Awards 2018 International Wine &...

Buy Brighton Gin in Waitrose

We’re delighted to announce you can now buy Brighton Gin in selected branches of Waitrose in East and West Sussex. It’s available instore only at the moment, while stocks last. Find us in Brighton – Burgess Hill – Storrington – Horsham...

Knock Down Ginger

We’ve done the testing on this one and can confirm that it’s a winner. We’ve teamed up with our fellow award-winning neighbours – Gran Stead’s Ginger Co. – to bring you a delicious gin and ginger cocktail that is refreshing and...

Pride 2018

Yes that’s correct, this is what you have all been waiting for over the past year… the release of our 2018 Limited Edition Pride bottles as we celebrate this year’s theme – Colour My World. In aid of the Rainbow Fund and celebrating the...

Grapefruit & Basil Gin Fizz

It’s definitely starting to feel more spring like and we don’t know about you but we’d like to celebrate with a light, refreshing gin cocktail made with grapefruit and basil. Yeah, you didn’t really expect anything else did you? This beauty is...

Raspberry Gin Fizz

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day or a day of self-love, this cocktail is easy to make and a fun treat for your lover or yourself! ingredients 50ml Brighton Gin (available here) 25ml Chambord (available here) 25ml Lemon...

Brighton Cocktail Week

Brighton Cocktail Week is coming with 10 days of cocktail events and promotions at over 50 venues across the city. It kicks off with a two-day Cocktail Court Festival at the Old Ship and closes with the Brighton Flair World Open 2018 at The Haunt nightclub. How does...

Art Prize

As a joint collaboration between unique creative space BRUSH and ourselves, we launch the Brighton Gin Art Prize 2018 as a way of celebrating the creative spirit and community of Brighton. The Competition It is a recycling initative featuring our iconic Brighton Gin...

It’s Our Birthday

  It’s our 3rd birthday and we’d love to share with you all our achievements over the last 3 years! Founded at the end of 2014 by five gin-loving Brightonians, Brighton Gin has gone from strength to strength. Since sitting around the kitchen table...

Pomegranate & Rosemary G&T

This pomegranate & rosemary gin and tonic is a lovely fruity yet herbacious alternative to a traditional gin & tonic. This cocktail is so easy to make, you can do it with your eyes closed!   INGREDIENTS 50ml Brighton Gin Pavilion Strength A handful of...

Gin Rickey

Refreshing, simple and one of our founders favourite ways to enjoy Brighton Gin! INGREDIENTS 50ml Brighton Gin 20ml fresh lime juice Soda METHOD Fill a high ball glass with lots of fresh ice. Combine gin and fresh lime, top with soda. Garnish with a couple of lime...

Bees Knees

Also known as a Gin Sting, this delicious combination of honey, orange and lemon will certainly get your taste buds buzzing. INGREDIENTS 50ml Brighton Gin, 20ml fresh lemon juice, 20ml fresh orange juice, 15ml ruunny honey dissolved in 5 ml hot water and left to cool...

Clover Club

The Clover Club predates the Prohibition era and was named after a Philadelphia men’s club. Don’t be fooled by this ‘pretty in pink’ gin cocktail, it’s fresh, slightly sweet, but certainly packs a punch; and you won’t have just one either… INGREDIENTS 50ml...

Gin Old Fashioned

There’s nothing like a Old Fashioned to finish your evening. This cocktail’s wonderful combination of elderflower and Brighton Gin, is fresh and delicate and the perfect after-dinner tipple! INGREDIENTS 50ml Brighton Gin 20ml St Germain Elderflower Liqueur 3...

Martini

Shaken, stirred, dirty, wet or dry. However you like your martini, make sure it’s Brighton Gin. There are many variations of a martini, but this is a classic, dry… as a bone if you like. INGREDIENTS 50ml Brighton Gin 15ml Dry vermouth METHOD Combine ingredients in a...

White Lady

This classic gin-based cocktail is made using cointreau, or another triple sec. The orange aspect of this cocktail perfectly compliment the notes of orange in Brighton Gin. We’ve used egg white in this to create a silky, smooth texture. But, it’s also delicious...

Negroni

James Bond’s second choice when he wasn’t in the mood for a martini. This classic is one of our all-time favourites. Keep an eye on the blog for some variations! INGREDIENTS 45ml Brighton Gin 25ml Campari 25ml Red Vermouth METHOD Combine all ingredients in a mixing...

Sussex 75

Our take on a French 75 uses Brighton Gin, fresh lemon and Ridgeview Sparkling Wine from Sussex. INGREDIENTS 50ml Brighton Gin 20ml Lemon juice Top with sparkling wine METHOD Combine Brighton Gin and lemon in a flute and top with sparkling wine. Garnish with a lemon...

It’s That Bloody Thyme Again

  It’s That Bloody Thyme Again… perfect for anyone regardless if you’re Santa Claus himself or the grinch. This cocktail is a delicious, impressive wintery cocktail that really good for any occasion and super easy to make… ingredients 50ml...

Apple & Blackberry Ginble

This cocktail, is our twist on the modern-classic, Bramble; that pairs flavours of blackberries and lemon. I’ll also include the recipe for a classic Bramble at the bottom of this post! With blackberries at their best at this time of year, we think this is a perfect...

The Eastern Pear

This cocktail is delicously spicy with subtle notes of pear and apple. Perfect autumn tipple! INGREDIENTS 50ml Brighton Gin 20ml Apple juice (we love Wobbegate!) 15ml lemon juice 25ml Pear, star anise & cardamom syrup 1 large egg white METHOD Dry shake (without...

Homemade Cinnamon Syrup

THIS HOMEMADE CINNAMON IS PERFECT FOR MAKING OUR APPLE & BLACKBERRY GINBLE, OR SIMPLY POUR ON YOUR PANCAKES! INGREDIENTS 1 cup caster sugar 1 cup water 3 cinnamon sticks 1 tsp vanilla extract METHOD Put equal parts sugar and water (We use 1 cup of each) into a...

Lychee Slime Ball

Treat yourself to this trick which is sure to impress guests… or even just yourself… over the Halloween season using our wonderful gin and lychees to make a deliciously gross cocktail! It’s very easy to make so don’t get too caught up over the...

Dry January (or anytime) Mocktails

Many of you will be taking part in Dry January, where you’ll be cutting down or not having any alcohol for the whole of January. “Dry January?! But you make gin!” we hear you say. Well, we love gin and love that all our supporters drink our gin....

Mulled Gin

Prepare for a real winter warmer with all the good stuff chucked in! Our mulled gin is a favourite of ours and is so perfect for serving if you’re hosting in this chilly weather as it’s quick and easy to prepare but tastes very impressive… if we do...

Homemade Pear, Star Anise & Cardamom Syrup

This syrup is so delicious, it’s half tempting to drink it straight out the bottle! INGREDIENTS 2 cup caster sugar 2 cup water 3 pears 3 star anise 4 cardamom pods METHOD Put equal parts sugar and water (We use 2 cups of each) into a saucepan along with the...