Lidl GB launches British Gin Festival of ten premium craft gins

09.05.2019 11:00:00 | London UK

Just in time for the Bank Holiday weekend, Lidl has announced the launch of a new in-store British Craft Gin Festival - with prices starting at just £17.99. The launch hits stores on Thursday 23rd May, and will include ten premium craft gins from nine distilleries across the UK.

The British Gin Festival will give shoppers across the UK the chance to celebrate the long weekend with a range of seasonal craft gins. Highlights include the colour changing Harborough and Lavender & Rose Gin (40%) from England, the strikingly fruity Aber Falls Rhubarb & Ginger Gin (41.3%) from Wales and the fragrant and floral Strathearn Heather Rose Gin (40%) from Scotland.

Lidl’s vibrant and diverse British gins can be matched perfectly with the supermarket’s range of garnishes, fruit and Premium tonic waters, in a choice of flavours including Elderflower, Aromatic, Mediterranean, Indian or Light, to bring out the flavour profile of each individual variant.

The full list of gins available in store includes:

  • The Lakes Rhubarb & Rosehip Gin Liqueur (70cl) 25%, £18.99, England
    • Serve with ginger ale, ice and a slice of apple
  • The Lakes Explorer Edition Gin (70cl) 47.1%, £24.99, England
    • Serve with premium tonic water, ice and a slice of pink grapefruit
  • The Harborough Lavender & Rose Gin (70cl) 40%, £21.99, England
    • Serve with classic tonic water, ice, lemon peel and a sprig of lavender
  • Tyke’s Strawberry Gin (70cl) 40%,  £21.99, England
    • Serve with Mediterranean tonic , ice and black pepper to garnish
  • Bloom London Dry Gin (70cl) 40%, £19.99, England
    • Serve with tonic over ice with fresh strawberries to garnish
  • Peaky Blinder Spiced Dry Gin (70cl) 40%, £21.99, England
    • Serve with premium tonic over ice with a wedge of lime
  • Ophir Orient Spiced Gin & Tonic, 275ml, England
    • Choose from Gin & Tonic, Gin & Tonic with a Twist of Orange or Gin & Tonic with a Dash of Ginger
  • Aber Falls Rhubarb & Ginger Gin (70cl) 41.3%, £21.99, Wales
    • Serve with Cranberry juice over ice with fresh lime
  • Brecon Botanicals Gin (70cl) 43%, £17.99, Wales
    • Serve with Mediterranean tonic , ice and a wedge of lime
  • Shetland Reel Filska Gin(70cl) 40%, £24.99, Scotland
    • Serve with premium tonic water, ice and a slice of pink grapefruit
  • Strathearn Heather Rose Gin (50cl) 40%, £19.99, Scotland
    • Serve with prosecco and rose petals

Paul McQuade, Head of Spirits Buying at Lidl UK, commented, “Thanks to our popular premium Hortus gin range, the Lidl name has become synonymous with high quality gins at prices shoppers love. For this second British gin festival, we have worked with innovative distilleries across the country to offer the finest craft gins to our customers as part of our new British Gin Festival. “

Lidl’s Gin Festival will be in UK stores nationwide from Thursday 23rd May, while stocks last.

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