Daffy’s Gin / Blog

  • Pascal’s Passion

    June 25, 2015

    I’m Pascal Thibault-Desparois, a Canadian from Montreal in my mid-twenties. I decided a couple of years ago to move to Edinburgh, Scotland, to have a look at what the other side was doing and, if possible, get a job in a cool bar.

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  • Party with a St Daffy’s on St Patrick’s Day

    March 17, 2015

    March the 17th is the date when St Patrick moved on from this world to the next and is celebrated each year as the day when the world relishes the very best of everything Irish; celebrating by feasting, drinking and music.

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  • A Twist in the Taste

    February 18, 2015

    Food and alcohol have long been recognised as a common pairing in the world of gastronomy and cuisine. From traditional combinations such as wine and cheese to recent developments in the realm of flavoured cocktails, the marriage of these two gastronomic elements continues to inspire unique and tasty creations…

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  • Daffy’s Chocs

    February 6, 2015

    We love gin and we love chocolate! Gin and chocolate have both been around since pretty much the dawn of time. Gin from Europe chocolate from Mesoamerica, with evidence of chocolate beverages dating back a day or two to circa 1900BC. Aztecs believed that cacao seeds were in fact…

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  • The Renaissance of the Bar

    January 29, 2015

    Playing Devils Grandfather to the cocktail is not something for which King William of Orange is often given credit. Years of good harvests left Britain with a surplus of grain. To aid the economy & the health of the nation, King William reduced the taxes on distillation. The only…

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