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A St David's Day cocktail

A St David's Day cocktail

Some countries celebrate their patron saints less enthusiastically than others. In Wales, St David's Day remains a key event in the calendar. While some may have moved on from wearing traditional dress in the distillery, a St David's Day cocktail is always a winner! The Eccentric Spirits range has a proud Welsh history. The gins were originally inspired by a mostly forgotten Welshman - Dr William Price. While many won't recognise his name, Dr Price was hugely influential for his time. He also spoke his mind and wasn't afraid to tread a new path. His attitude is one that reflects...

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Tir - the Welsh origin whisky story

Tir - the Welsh origin whisky story

When we began our distillery journey, we were fascinated by the idea that we could bring a sense of place into the spirits that we were creating. The Welsh Origin whisky story is a continuation of that journey - our desire has always been to create an expression of the land where we live and work, and it makes sense that we should continue this with our Welsh origin whisky project. In gin, the use of locally available botanicals satisfies that intention. With whisky, we began to think more laterally, developing the idea that the barley and the land where...

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How to celebrate World Cocktail Day

How to celebrate World Cocktail Day

How to celebrate world cocktail shouldn’t be too difficult, right? With such a variety of alcohol and so many serves, surely there’s something to suit everyone?  Sometimes such a bewildering choice makes it more difficult to decide how to celebrate World Cocktail Day. We’re here to help! Cucumber Southside with Cardiff Dry gin World Cocktail Day falls on 13th May every year. We’ve brought together a selection of amazing gin cocktails for the occasion. These serves showcase our Signature Style and the gins from the Eccentric Spirits range. We have also whipped up one cheeky rum serve, for Eccentric’s Black...

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Because everyone needs a touch of violet in their life

Because everyone needs a touch of violet in their life

Isn’t this fabulous? Our spin on the classic White Lady cocktail brings just the right touch of violet to your glass, and we love it. It’s one of the first cocktails we produced for our Eccentric range of spirits. It’s the perfect serve for our award-winning Madam Geneva dry gin.   Every range of gin needs a classic London dry. Dry from the method of production – in that nothing but water is added after distillation. For the Eccentric range, this is Madam Geneva. As you’d expect, Madam Geneva is distinctly juniper forward. However, other botanicals, angelica, wild sunflower and...

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Eccentric Plum Punch rum cocktail

Eccentric Plum Punch rum cocktail

You might think that our Eccentric Spirits range is all about the gin, but that’s not the case. When we brought the business out to the west coast of Wales, we were keen to introduce a rum. Black Batch Rum is the result. It takes its colour from a heavily charred cask of American oak. Flavour-wise, it’s lightly spiced with orange, cinnamon & cloves. These characteristics make it perfect for a rum cocktail. We were talking to our mixologist, Owen, who has created delicious serves for all our gins. He is the brains behind our Eccentric rum punch cocktail. Having...

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A St David’s Day cocktail

A St David’s Day cocktail

Some countries celebrate their patron saints less enthusiastically than others. In Wales, St David’s Day remains a key event in the calendar. While some may have moved on from wearing traditional dress in the distillery, a St David’s Day cocktail is always a winner! The Eccentric Spirits range has a proud Welsh history. The gins were originally inspired by a mostly forgotten Welshman – Dr William Price. While many won’t recognise his name, Dr Price was hugely influential for his time. He also spoke his mind and wasn’t afraid to tread a new path. His attitude is one that reflects...

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