Wetherspoon pubs launch gin festival lasting for 17 days in Milton Keynes

Gin lovers will have the opportunity to enjoy a selection of gins from the UK and overseas during a 17-day festival at three city Wetherspoon's pub.

Friday, 31st January 2020, 6:00 am

Moon Under Water in Xscape, Wetherspoons in Midsummer Boulevard and Captain Ridley's Shooting Party in Bletchley, will be serving up to 14 different gins from England, Scotland, Wales Ireland and Italy.

The festival will run from Friday February 14 to Sunday March 1.

There will be flavoured gins, gin-based liqueurs and a distilled non-alcoholic.

There will be 14 different gins

The flavours include ginger and cinnamon, fresh strawberry, grapefruit, rhubarb, marmalade, watermelon, berries and orange blossom.

Among the UK gins are Aber Falls Gingerbread Gin Liqueur, Didsbury Gin Strawberry and Sicillian Lemon, Slingsby Marmalade Gin, Whitley Neill Blackberry Gin and Hawthor';s London Dry Gin.

The overseas gins are; Malfy Gin Rosa (Italy) and Mor Irish Gin (Republic of Ireland).

And for customers who wish to enjoy a drink without alcohol, the pub is serving Caleño Juniper and Inca Berry.

The pub will offer a range of mixers for customers to drink with their gins, including three flavoured tonics, Valencian Orange, elderflower and pink grapefruit.

The gins are also being paired with a range of drinks, including apple juice, bitter lemon, fizzy rhubarb, ginger ale and lemonade.

A spokesman for the pubs said: "We have sourced an excellent range of gins, a number of which have not previously been available...We are confident that our customers will enjoy the different gins which each have their own unique appeal."

The gins will range in price from £2.90 to £3.40 (single measure) and include a free mixer. Tasting notes on all of them will be available.