Refills can be purchased at Downton Brewery, Dark Revolution Brewery (Old Sarum Airfield), Healthy Living (Devizes) & Regent Tailoring in Salisbury.



During the Prohibition era in the United States, the Martini gained popularity due to its strong flavor and ability to mask the taste of bootlegged alcohol. It became the iconic symbol of rebellion and sophistication.

  • Rocket & Fennel Gimlet

    Rocket & Fennel Gimlet

    Our garden has provided a lot this year in terms of fruit and vegetables. This cocktail celebrates two of these, fennel and wild rockets. This is like the ‘Rocket Gimlet’...

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  • Explorer's Gimlet Downton Distillery

    Revival of the Gimlet

    We are often asked what type of drink is 'Explorer's' good at making?  It's wonderful in making a Negroni, Martini and French 75, but there is another unsung hero who...

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