Is it gin o’clock yet? This much-loved juniper-based spirit dates back centuries, but has recently seen a surge in popularity. The good news is that now your favourite tipple can be delivered directly to your door via subscription box, so here’s our rundown of the top five.
Bottle in a Box
Bottle in a Box offers several subscription options, with each box containing a craft gin, mixers, cocktail recipes and accompaniments. Bottle in a Box promises to keep the contents a secret to ensure a smile on your face when your box arrives. It’s easy to gift a subscription too, so you are free to share the gin love!
Craft Gin Club
Craft Gin Club selects from the finest small-batch gins, offering six gins from the UK and six from the rest of the world over the course of a year, including limited and exclusive editions unavailable anywhere else. There is a choice of packages, and you can pause or cancel at any time. Each box costs £40 and contains a full-size bottle of craft gin, along with paired mixers for cocktail-making, snacks, and a club magazine.
Little Gin Box
This lovely little box is perfect for sampling a variety of gins. For just £10 a month, the Little Gin Box will deliver two 50 ml bottles of gin along with tasting notes. You can choose from a 3, 6, or 12 month subscription and are free to cancel at any time.
Perfect for the gin connoisseur; the box concentrates solely on gins and mixers. Each gin is hand-picked by experts and paired with a range of artisan mixers. The subscription costs £29 plus p&p per month and you earn MicroShot points with each box, with 1,000 points equating to £10 in the MicroBarBox online store. Reward yourself!
Think Gin Club
Think Gin Club prides itself on offering unusual craft gins and pairing them with delicious mixers and treats. The box also includes a mixology tool, recipe cards, gin of the month facts and snacks. Each box costs £40 and you can choose from monthly, bimonthly or quarterly plans, with the freedom to cancel at any time.