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Signature Blend Rum Hurricane
The Hurricane Cocktail Reinvented with Nelson's Signature Blend Rum The classic Hurricane cocktail, a New Orleans favourite, is renowned for its fruity and exotic flavour profile. We're about to put a twist on this beloved concoction by using Nelson's Signature...
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London Dry No.7 Gin Martini
The classic martini is a cocktail that has captivated the world for over a century. Its sophisticated and elegant nature has made it a symbol of refinement and taste, transcending time and trends. In this blog post, we delve into the history and allure of this iconic cocktail and explore the secret to crafting the perfect martini.
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Nelson's Coronation Cocktails!
The Tarragon Martini, a nod to the Coronation Quiche, combines Nelson's London Dry Gin with fresh tarragon and lemon juice for a refreshing and sophisticated drink. Meanwhile, the Strawberry & Ginger Gin Cooler pays tribute to the Coronation Trifle with its delightful blend of strawberries, ginger, and Nelson's London Dry No.7.
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Celebrating Staffordshire's rich pottery heritage: Nelson's Distillery & School's journey
The pinnacle of our gin range is Nelson's Gluggle Jug Gin, inspired by the famous gurgling fish jug first introduced by Thomas Forester & Son in Staffordshire during the late 1800s, and subsequently produced by the renowned Staffordshire pottery firm, Wade Ceramics. This fan-favourite flavour was brought to life through a collaboration with Craft Gin Club and Staffordshire's own Sarah Willingham, a former Dragon on Dragons' Den and proud patron of the region where she was born.
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Introducing Nelson's New and Improved Signature Blend Rum
The new blend features a more pronounced depth of flavour, with notes of oak, vanilla, and caramel that work perfectly on their own but also complement our flavoured rums, Nelson's Roasted Pineapple Rum and Nelson's Chocolate Rum. We think you will agree that it is the perfect balance of sweet and spicy, with a long, lingering finish that will leave you wanting more.
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