Gin, a distilled alcoholic drink that must contain juniper berries, was once considered to be Mother's ruin, in recent years it has had a huge resurgence .
Gin is now a sophisticated tipple with a endless amount of delicious varieties to try.
Here are 10 gin inspired gift ideas and experiences for the gin lover in your life.
1) YVONNE ELLEN
Yvonne Ellen makes a unique range of giftwear and home accessories with a vintage touch. Yvonne started the business after making a wedding gift that turned out to be a huge hit.
Experience Brigit Bakery's gin afternoon tea for 2 including 3 Haymans gin cocktails.
There's gluten free, vegetarian and halal options available.
The Brigits Bakery afternoon tea gin bus tour lasts 90 minutes and takes place on a Routemaster bus on Fridays and Saturdays.
Gin afternoon tea at Brigits Bakery in Covent Garden is available Monday-Friday.
This experience is available via Buy a Gift.
All vouchers are fully flexible and can be redeemed against any experience.
3) SACRED GIN
Sacred makes gin in Highgate and also have a bottle shop and tasting room in Shoreditch.
You can book a distillery tour in Highgate for £29.95 . You can also make your own gin in Highgate or Shoreditch from £95.
Sacred gin is available to buy via the website too including caradom and christmas pudding gin.
The London craft gin cruise is run by Simon Sharp from Nautlius Smugglers club.
With this experience you get to explore London and cruise the Thames whilst sipping on gin. You'll pass London locations that are integral to the gin story.
You'll also taste and learn about gin. It's a 2 and a half hour experience for £44 each.
This gift is purchased through the Indytute. You can exchange vouchers to any other experience.
Map Maison is a sophisticated spot, located between Dalston and Shoreditch.
Indulge in tapas inspired afternoon tea and 90 minutes of bottomless gin drinks for £119 for 2 people. Map Maison can cater for vegetarian, nut free and gluten free afternoon tea. Gin afternoon tea is available at Map Maison Tuesday-Sunday 12-6pm.
This experience is available via Buy a Gift, where they have a best price guarantee.
The voucher can be redeemed to the same value against any offer.
Jim and Tonic is a sustainable urban gin company based in London.
You can buy their gin, tasting sets and cocktail kits.
They have a London dry, grapefruit, mediterranean or rhubarb pink gin.
You can also visit their bars in Mercato Metropolitano and Mercato Mayfair.
Gift sets start from £25 including miniatures of all their flavours.
There's free delivery over £25.
Vemacity is a London based business making premium gin glasses, gin making kits and accessories.
You can get a set of 2 handmade gin glasses, with a rose gold jigger and stirrer with a recipe e book for £21.99 with free delivery.
The London Chocolate Company make award winning chocolate in London.
They began making chocolate in 2006 and focus on creating gorgeous gifts.
The London Chocolate Co have gifts for every budget. A bar of gin and tonic chocolate £5 , £14 for a box of truffles or gin hamper gift box £70.
Sipsmith are gin pioneers with a distillery based in leafy Chiswick.
You can book a distillery tour and tasting.The experience is £50 for 2 people and lasts 90 minutes.
This experience is offered via The Indytute and is fully redeemable against any other experience.
Fortnums is a British institution and reknown for being the place to buy beautiful gifts.
You could even make up your own gin themed hamper.
I hope this 10 gifts for gin lovers has helped you discover a perfect gift for a gin loving friend.
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