The Plungington Gin Festival starts this Friday: Here's what to expect

This Friday, Saturday and Sunday sees the return of the Plungington Gin Festival at the Plungington Hotel on Lytham Road, Fulwood.

Monday, 5th August 2019, 3:14 pm
Updated Monday, 5th August 2019, 4:14 pm
The Plungington Hotel Gin Festival is back

The event, hosted by Plau Gin and Beer House returns for its third outing, and with over 100 different gins on offer withing a Victorian walled garden, it sounds idyllic.

New for Sunday is a family fun day, which promises kids entertainment, activities, music and nibbles.

An Outdoor Kitchen will be serving up locally sourced burgers, kebabs and vegan friendly Mediterranean stew, while a bandstand and DJ will keep the party atmosphere going throughout the day.

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The are over 100 gins to choose from

As for the gin itself, you can expect a great mix of your old favourites, the fruity numbers, the herbaceous and the down right different. We had a little look at what's on offer, and these caught our eye:

Ampersand Strawberry Gin (37.5%)

A versatile gin sourced from the south of Spain.

Bakewell Gin (40%)

You'll be spoiled for choice

Made in a small copper pot still using traditional methods and infused with just six botanicals.

Bertha's Revenge Irish Milk Gin (42%)

Named after Bertha, a Droimeann cow from Kerry said to have been the oldest in the world when she died aged 48 in 1993.

Chesterfield Lemon Sherbert Gin (40%)

A zesty and sweet tipple with a base of Chesterfield Dry Gin

Duck and Crutch Gin (45%)

All the way from a tiny shed in Kensington, with flavours of Darjeeling Tea, walnut and bourbon vanilla pod.

Eden Mill Golf Gin (42%)

Dressed in a green jacket reminiscent of the Masters Champions

Ginsmiths Marshmellow (40%)

Unique dry gin with a sweetness of marshmallow root.

Goosnargh Gin Chapter 4 (45%)

Keeping it local with this collaboration with the Forest of Bowland.

Orange Sherbert Gin (37.5%)

Refreshingly zingy with real sherbert added to give that retro fizz.

Moonshot (46.6%)

Made with botanicals that have been sent into space. Really.

True North Spiced Fig and Victoria Plum Gin (40%)

Emulating warming winter scents and flavours