The Gin Devil’s Guide to… The Rowbarge, Woolhampton (ft. Inverroche Gin)

I’ve not been out to The Rowbarge since their fine, inaugural gin festival last Summer so I’ve been looking for a good excuse to get out there to see what their relentlessly growing, yet carefully curated, gin range has to offer. The pub is prominently situated on The River Kennet between Reading and Newbury, and … Continue reading The Gin Devil’s Guide to… The Rowbarge, Woolhampton (ft. Inverroche Gin)

Gin Festival 2016 – The Packhorse, Mapledurham

The Packhorse is a rather magnificent 17th century farmhouse, happily re-purposed as an equally magnificent roadside inn. It has a reputation for good food and proudly boasts an ever-increasing gin list, with a sexually charged 69 at last count. Tom is the driving force behind this event bringing together gins from 26 distillers with 14 of … Continue reading Gin Festival 2016 – The Packhorse, Mapledurham