Back issues


Brimming with content, you’ll find a wealth of information, trends and lovely gins featured in our back issues. Complete your collection now.

Issue 13

GIN MAGAZINE AWARDS SPECIAL
All the results of the 2021 World Gin Awards, Icons of Gin, and Hall of Fame

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• Meeting India’s craft distillers
• Why orange is the latest hot flavour in gin
• Alternative gin mixers if you don’t want tonic
• US road trip: Discovering Oregon’s gin makers

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• 28 gins blind tasted by our experts


Issue 12

• Explore Australian distilleries championing Indigenous botanicals
• Hear the history of Quebec’s Distillery du St. Laurent
• Learn about the fiery relationship between gin and ginger
• Christmas gin cocktails to try – using some favourite festive tipples

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• 24 gins blind tasted by our experts


Issue 11

• Interview with Whitley Neill founder, Johnny Neill
• Distilleries where you can make your own gin
• Meet the distillers of New England and their unique approach to gin making
• Discover the art, science and magic behind gin production
• How to stretch out classic cocktails into longer, summer-ready serves

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• 26 gins blind tasted by our experts


Issue 10

AWARDS SPECIAL – MORE THAN 150 WINNERS REVEALED
• World Gin Awards 2020
• Icons of Gin
• Gin Magazine Hall of Fame

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• The flight of Aviation Gin
• Bombay Sapphire’s push for sustainability
• Discover the Mallorca Distillery
• Botanicals – the pros and cons of cucumber
• New York city’s top gin bars
• Low-alcohol cocktails
• 26 new releases blind tasted


Issue 9

• Warner’s – Meet Tom Warner
• Beehive – Utah’s first gin distiller since 1870
• Sourcing botanicals
• Sustainability
• Gift Guide – A selection of the best gifts for the gin lovers in your life
• Cocktails – Winter warmers
• Exploring the growing gin hotbed of Yorkshire
• Dublin bar guide
• Take a seat at the Atlas Bar

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• 28 new releases blind tasted


Issue 8

• Meet new Speyside distiller Eight Lands
• Gordon’s – Celebrating 250 years as a mainstay of the gin industry
• Gin innovation at America’s Vikre Distillery
• Tobermory Distillery – A whisky distiller turning its hand to gin production
• Bangkok – Asia’s emerging cocktail paradise
• Pre-mixed gin and tonics on the market
• Bitters – How just a dash can elevate your G&T

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• 22 new releases blind tasted


Issue 7

• Nicholson Gin
• Plymouth Gin
• Botanicals – Exploring some of the world’s most expensive botanicals
• Opportunities in the era of the limited-edition release
• Cocktails – Negroni’s 100th birthday
• Bogotá gin bars
• The UK’s coastal gins
• Meet Jon Hillgren, the man behind some of the world’s best gin
• Gin reads to swap your summer novel for
• Piet van Leijenhorst – The Bols master distiller talks about the heart and soul of Genever

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• 22 new releases blind tasted


Issue 6

AWARDS SPECIAL
• World Gin Awards 2020
• Icons of Gin
• Gin Magazine Hall of Fame

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• Growth and evolution at Adnams
• Citrus botanicals
• Aged gin
• Gin & Tea
• Cocktails – The Hot Gin Toddy
• Copenhagen gin bars
• The gin bar menu at… The Savoy’s American Bar
• Colorado – A hotbed of US gin
• Beefeater – An American point of view
• Meet Lesley Gracie, the maker behind gin with a twist
• Gin glasses – We search for a glass with class
• 22 new releases blind tasted


Issue 5

• Copper Rivet – The distillery going grain-to-glass
• Botanicals – Akavi, caraway and dill
• Steeping versus Vapour Infusion
• Gin cocktails using sparking wines
• Celebrating Brockmans’ 10th birthday
• Tokyo gin bars
• Gin gift guide
• Urban botanicals
• Filliers Distillery – Dragging Genever into a new age
• Gin schools
• Genever – A look at gin’s close cousin
• Dr. Anne Brock – The chemist creating every drop of Bombay Sapphire

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• 20 new releases blind tasted


Issue 4

• The Cotswolds Distillery
• Botanicals – A close look at cardamom
• Rate of distillation
• Cocktails – Turning pink gin into a classic
• Food – Boozy afternoon tea
• Toronto gin bars
• Seaside gins
• The Curious Case of Dr. Sylvius
• Tiki Time – here’s some cocktails to show you how
• World Gin Day cocktails
• Christopher Hayman – What it means for Hayman’s to come to London
• Mr Fogg’s Gin Parlour

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• 22 new releases blind tasted


Issue 3

• London to Lima – The distillers who moved from London to make a home in Peru
• Sipsmith – The pioneers of the UK’s craft gin movement
• Edinburgh Gin Distillery
• Botanicals – Anise and fennel
• Neutral Grain Spirit
• Cocktails – Sloe gin
• Berlin gin bars
• Gin’s links with the Navy
• Drinks by the Demijohn – The gin scene in the Philippines
• Where does your gin come from?
• Meet award-winning bartender Maxim Schulte
• The gin bar menu at… 40 St Paul’s

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• 22 new releases blind tasted


Issue 2

AWARDS SPECIAL
• World Gin Awards 2020
• Icons of Gin
• Gin Magazine Hall of Fame

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• Warner Edwards Distillery
• Botanicals – Lavender and coriander
• Recipes – How master distillers create a recipe that works
• Cocktails – Examining the Gin Fizz
• Food – Gin and fish
• The Mexican gin scene
• Genever round-up
• Gin books
• Meet bartender Alex Lawrence
• The gin bar menu at… Galgorm Resort and Spa
• Gin season – Spiced gins and hot toddies with Cherry Constable
• San Francisco gin bars
• Exploring Scottish gin
• Forgotten gin cocktails
• 22 new releases blind tasted


Issue 1

• Lockhouse Distillery
• Botanicals – Angelica and orris roots
• Distillation – What really happens to the botanicals during distillation
• Cocktails – The Gimlet
• London gin bars
• Q&A with Hotel Pulitzer Amsterdam’s head barman, Andrei Talapanescu
• History – The rise and fall of gin and its very royal connections
• Gin in literature
• 50 years in gin – Beefeater’s Desmond Payne

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• 22 new releases blind tasted