Journal


From gin stories to cocktail recipes and new limited edition infusions from Wheadon’s small batch distillery, our gin journal will keep you updated and entertained.


Classic Cocktail: White Lady

The White Lady is up there with similar classic cocktails such as the martini, gimlet and negroni in being short, strong, and about as sophisticated as they come.

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Classic Cocktail: Clover Club

The Clover Club is a classic gin cocktail right up there with the martini and negroni; it’s a pre-Prohibition classic, and one that works wonderfully with our very own Wheadon’s Gin yuzu, lemongrass and green tea infusion.

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Classic Cocktail: The Bramble

The slow slide of summer towards autumn is somewhat sweetened by the fruits of the hedgerows, in particular blackberries - the inspiration behind the contemporary classic British cocktail, the Bramble.

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Lemon Iced Tea - Simply the Zest!

When life gives you lemons, make a gin infused lemon iced tea! That’s how the expression goes, right?

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Cocktail: Summer Fruit Cup

Summer’s here, and that means deck chairs, sunny afternoons in the garden, the sound of somebody else playing tennis, and possibly a jug of Pimm's. Pimm's is the most famous pre-mixed summer fruit cup, but you can make your own using Wheadon's Gin.

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Martini Twists: A Guide

A true Martini is a botanical balancing act consisting of gin, vermouth, and the appropriate garnish served in a cold glass, however there is still some room for interpretation within the classic recipe using these well-known "Martini twists".

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Cocktail: Southside (South Coast)

Summer’s almost here, so it’s the perfect time to share with you this classic cocktail, which we’ve renamed with a nod to our location on Guernsey’s south coast.

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Cocktail: The Greyhound

Often said to be as fast to make as its namesake, the Greyhound is a classic cocktail and one which Wheadon's Gin's flagship infusion of pink grapefruit and rock samphire works exceptionally well in.

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Cocktail: Marmalade

As the short season for Seville oranges draws to a close for another year, we celebrate this Spanish citrus fruit with a classic cocktail based upon the bitter-sweet breakfast favourite, marmalade.

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Cocktail: The Red Snapper

Ladies and gentlemen, its going to be ok. We’ve got a little something up our sleeve thats going to make those aches and pains of overindulgence fade away - or at least ease up a little: The Wheadon’s Gin Red Snapper.

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