City hostelry gears up for a busy World Gin Day '“ and the Euros!

Gin lovers across Lancashire will be celebrating today on World Gin Day.
Hogarths gin bar in PrestonHogarths gin bar in Preston
Hogarths gin bar in Preston

And one Preston bar is offering a special gin sharing offer for ‘football widows or widowers’ ahead of Euro 2016.

World Gin Day is a global celebration of all things gin.

The idea is simple: get people together all around the world with a legitimate excuse to drink some gin, whether it’s in a cocktail, G&T or neat.

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Preston’s Hogarths Victorian-style gin palace is expecting a busy day.

The Church Street pub specializes in gin – with more than 80 varieties available.​​​

A spokesman said: “With the football as well, we are expecting a busy day to say the least!”

Hogarths is offering a speciality Gin Sharing Tray with a mix of flavours, garnishes and tonics from around the world at £20.

The venue said: “We will be showing the Euros.

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“However if you’re a ‘football widow/widower’ it’s the perfect 
excuse to enjoy the day and substitute football for some gin​.”

Remedy in Lord Street, Southport, is also holding a gin weekender this weekend.​

On World Gin Day 2015, the World Gin Day ​Facebook had a tot al of 20,384 total page likes. On Twitter #worldginday wastrending in the UK with 33,788 tweets including the official hashtag: #worldginday

You can follow the day’s events on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram today.

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