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8 delights every gin lover has to sample in Dublin


AH, GIN. A liquid sent to us from the heavens. Here’s how to make the most of it in Dublin.

1. Gin and Tonic Popcorn, Harvey Nichols

Head out to this luxury Dundrum shop and buy what has to be the perfect cinema treat.

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2. The Fish Bowl, Las Tapas de Lolas

OK, we’re putting it out there. This is the most generous liquid-to-price fishbowl in Dublin. Get in touch if you want to argue. Come for the gin, stay for the tapas.

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3. Passion fruit cake with Saffron Gin Cake, The Wildflower Bakery

This boutique Stoneybatter bakery makes some of the most mouthwatering concoctions in the city. This passionfruit cake comes with a little pipette containing a passionfruit cocktail with saffron gin and it’s a gin-lover’s dream. They’re constantly on the move but can frequently be found at the Temple Bar Food Market on Saturdays.

Passion fruit cake with a pipette of saffron gin and passion fruit cocktail. Source: wildflourkate

4. A scoop of Dingle Gin Ice Cream, Murphy’s Ice Cream

This Wicklow Street delight (also in Dingle, obviously, and Killarney) offer a delicious fusion of Dingle gin and their own Dingle-made ice cream. No finer combination, you’ll taste.

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5. Skelligs Gin and Tonic Chocolate, Brown Thomas

This chocolate isn’t exactly gin, but it sure does taste like it. It’s created using crushed jupiter berries and lime zest in dark chocolate. You won’t even know the difference.

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6. The A.W.O.L. cocktail, The Vintage Cocktail Club

They may not be the biggest gin collection in Dublin, but they sure know what they’re doing with what they’ve got. Their gin cocktails are simply some of the best in Dublin, but we’ve recommended the A.W.O.L.

It contains La Fee Bohemian, Beefeater London Dry Gin, Oak Aged Sherry Vinegar, VCC Apple, Cinnamon and Plum Cordial, fresh citrus, on block ice with a lemon twist, and is as good as it sounds.

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7. Hendrick’s High Tea, The Gin Palace

The Gin Palace is one of the best places to grab a gin in Dublin, and its name says as much. It holds the largest selection in the city and is your only shout for a decent Gin and Tonic. The bar staff are sound, so let them suggest something other than a Gordon’s and Schweppes. We recommend the Hendrick’s High Tea.

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8. Gin and Tonic cupcakes, L Mulligan Grocer

This Stoneybatter pub makes a mean Pink Gin and Tonic, and have the cupcakes to go along with it.

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