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Cocktail Recipe Card: The Martinez

Cocktail Recipe Card: The Martinez

Ian's favourite classic cocktail is the Martinez, so this week's cocktail is just that!

Sacred Reads: Breakfast at Tiffany's, Truman Capote

Sacred Reads: Breakfast at Tiffany's, Truman Capote

Many people are familiar with the film Breakfast at Tiffany's which launched Audrey Hepburn, who plays Holly Golightly, into a style icon for generations to come. However, not so many are acquainted with the slim novella by Truman Capote on which the screen adaptation is based. In both versions, the Martinis flow freely...

Sacred Reads: The Slaves of Solitude, Patrick Hamilton

Sacred Reads: The Slaves of Solitude, Patrick Hamilton

The Slaves of Solitude, which was written in 1947, has, as its might title suggest, a certain resonance with current events.

Cocktail Recipe Card:: The Gimlet

Cocktail Recipe Card:: The Gimlet

Hilary loves a gimlet, so we thought we would share this very simple classic cocktail to try at home.

Sacred Reads: The Long Goodbye, Raymond Chandler

Sacred Reads: The Long Goodbye, Raymond Chandler

The Long Goodbye  is considered by many to be Raymond Chandler's finest novel. Those who are not familiar with his work might assume...

Sacred Reads: I'll go to Bed at Noon, Gerard Woodward

Sacred Reads: I'll go to Bed at Noon, Gerard Woodward

I'll Go to Bed at Noon by Gerard Woodward is an account of an impoverished middle-class family living in north London in the 1970s. However, this is not a whimsical story of make-do-and-mend and or putting on a brave face for the neighbours...

Sacred Reads: London Belongs to Me, Norman Collins

Sacred Reads: London Belongs to Me, Norman Collins

Set in South London between 23 December 1938 and the height of the Blitz in Christmas 1940, London Belongs to Me follows the lives of the inhabitants of a south London boarding house and is packed with memorable period detail

Sacred Reads

Sacred Reads

Gin is not only delicious to drink, it is complex and interesting, rich in culture and history. Literature is littered with references to gin, from Scott Fitzgerald to Raymond Chandler to Patrick Hamilton - and there is no tonic quite like reading to offer some respite from these strange and unpredictable times. 

With that in mind, over the coming weeks we will be sharing some of our favourite books with you, all of which will have an association with our favourite tipples. 

Sacred is hiring two Summer Brand Ambassadors

Sacred is hiring two Summer Brand Ambassadors

We're hiring two Summer Brand Ambassadors - click for more details.

Presenting.. Our New Pink Grapefruit Gin!

Presenting.. Our New Pink Grapefruit Gin!

Now with a brand new look and even more organic Spanish and Italian Pink Grapefruit than before.

Vacuum distillation allows for a lower boiling temperature, which
preserves the rich flavours and aromas and provides a uniquely fresh distillate. Zesty pink grapefruit peel shines through in this all natural gin, distilled in London, with no added sugar or colour.

Gold winner at Vancouver International Spirits Competition. 

The Spirit of Innovation - National Cocktail Competition 2018

The Spirit of Innovation - National Cocktail Competition 2018

We're proud to launch our first ever National Cocktail Competition - The Spirit of Innovation.

We challenge you to innovate with our gins, vodkas, whiskies & aperitifs.

Interview: Allen Daly, Gerry’s

Interview: Allen Daly, Gerry’s

Gerry’s is a gem in the heart of Soho – a sort of drinks Tardis, if you will. A tiny shop crammed with an extraordinary range of spirits - an awful lot more besides – it’s something of a London institution with an international reputation. Sacred is proud to be Gerry’s best-selling gin for the past three years, so our founder Hilary went to interview Gerry’s manager, Allen Daly.

Cocktail: Cardamom Mule

Cocktail: Cardamom Mule

At the time of writing, we are currently enjoying warm, if rather muggy, weather – the sort of weather that cries out for a long, cool delicious drink such as a Sacred Cardamom Gin and Tonic! 

Botanical Focus: Orris Root

Botanical Focus: Orris Root

Sacred Orris Gin, a floral (ie summery), violet-scented gin with dominant notes of Italian orris root that some would describe as tasting like the colour purple!


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