Downton Dispatches — Tagged "Botanicals"

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 th... more

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 grapefr... more

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 s... more

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 culina... more

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'... more

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 ... more