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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.

  • Gin Foundry, Calendar, Explorers Gin

    Discover Explorer's in the Ginvent Calendar

    The Gin Foundry started the original gin Advent calendar. It began one cold, dark winter night when they realised that no one made a gin-filled Advent calendar. To resolve the...

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  • Gold Grapefruit Explorer's Gin

    The Golden Grapefruit

    The grapefruit is a hybrid of sweet orange and pomelo, which is another gin botanical used by distillers. The grapefruit brings a light, zesty sweetness to the flavour profile. Facts...

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  • Silician Lemons

    The Zingy Lemon

    The definition of 'zingy' is someone or something full of zest that is full of flavour and brings spark and life to something. This is exactly what the lemon does...

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  • Szechuan Pepper Explorer's Gin

    The Spicy Szechuan Peppercorn

    Szechuan pepper provides the warmth and spice in Explorer’s Gin. It originated from China and has been used in culinary foods since the 14th century.  Most people will remember their...

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  • Red Beard our Western Red Cedar

    Red Beard our Western Red Cedar

    Discover Western Red Cedar On the grounds of Downton Manor House grows a very old tree who reminds me of 'Tree Beard', an Ent who appears in the Lord of the Rings....

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  • History of Pepper

    History of Pepper

    Pepper is a spice that originated from southwest India and has been the world's most traded spice. Pepper grows on a flowering vine and the different colours (except pink) are...

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