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Mar 23, 2021

13 best pink gins to brighten up your G&Ts

The Independent, a UK newspaper, published their top 13 best pink gin to use in a G&T and of course the 1689 Quee...

Sep 1, 2020

Gin 1689 launches in Latin America

Amsterdam based Gin 1689 has appointed specialist firm GinBuilders to distribute the brand in Latin America and the C...

Jul 20, 2020

Gin 1689 receives amazing 91 points at the IWSC 2020 awards

With 91 points out of a possible 100, Gin 1689 wins the silver medal at the International Wine & Spirit Competiti...

Jun 5, 2020

The Telegraph chooses 1689 Queen Mary Pink Gin as their top pick

One of UK’s largest newspapers selected 1689 Queen Mary Pink gin as one of their favourite Pinks gins in the UK. Wit...

May 18, 2020

Difford’s Guide awards Gin 1689 with 5 stars

As one of the largest international Drinks Websites Difford’s Guide is aimed at providing factual and impartial infor...

Apr 8, 2020

Meet the Founders: Q&A with Alexander

In my previous job I was a marketing director traveling around the globe meeting clients and closing deals. Part of these meetings was socialising...

Apr 8, 2020

Meet The Founders: Q&A with Patrick

Drinking Gin or Genever, is something that goes back much longer before the actual inception of 1689 Gin. My late grandfather used...

Oct 15, 2019

Beer Street and Gin Lane

‍Beer Street and Gin Lane are famous prints issued in 1751 by English artist William Hogarth. Before we begin, to und...

Jun 30, 2019

Craft Gin Club selects Gin 1689 as Gin of the Month

The Craft Gin Club, the UK’s largest gin community with over 100.000 members; selected Gin 1689 as their Gin of the M...

May 20, 2019

The History of the Gimlet

As classic cocktails go, The Gimlet has one of the more interesting origin stories

Apr 10, 2019

The Birth of Gin

To understand the Birth of Gin, we must take a look back at its evolutionary journey. Contrary to popular belief, gi...

Dec 10, 2018

Puss & Mew

A little known fact, the first vending machine was specifically created to serve gin - sounds amazing right? But in the case, they weren't dotted around festivals or popping up in the trendy areas- it has a much darker history: the Puss and Mew.
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