Butcher's Gin Red Snappers with 31DOVER | Modern Mummy

Thursday, 31 March 2016

Butcher's Gin Red Snappers with 31DOVER

Just before Easter 31DOVER sent me a bottle of a gin that is brand new to the UK market, and which is available exclusively through them.

Butcher's Gin is, as it sounds, no ordinary gin - and is not suitable for vegetarians! Created by luxury Belgian butchery, De Laet & Van Haver, it is based on the flavours of the award winning Secreto 07 dry-aged beef which is the finest produce from rubia gallega cattle and is loved by Michelin-starred chefs all over the world.

The gin itself is distilled the old fashioned London dry way - but with two new distillates added to the process; herbs and meat! The top secret blend of herbs and spices that form part of the rub for the Secreto 07 beef is macerated before the gin distillation - with a little of the meat also added to the spirit.

The outcome? A very interesting and spicy gin, with added hints of juniper, cardamom, coriander, orange zest and black pepper.

I realise that this may not appeal to all, but I personally recommend that you give this bad boy a go! I'm really into my gin at the moment and thoroughly enjoyed mixing a 25ml shot of Butcher's Gin with tomato juice, a splash of tabasco and Worcestershire sauces (to taste) and a stalk of celery to mix (aka a Red Snapper - a gin based Bloody Mary). Another option is to add a few drops of lemon juice, some pink pepper tonic, a whiff of black pepper and some fresh basil - perfect BBQ drinks or what!

If you fancy trying Butcher's Gin for yourself (or if anything else on the 31DOVER website takes your fancy) then use the code 31DMM at the checkout for 10% off your order! Everything comes beautifully gift wrapped and a bottle of Butcher's Gin would make an excellent present for meat-lovers, gin connoisseurs - or even your old Dad on Father's Day (which is only round the corner!) x


  1. I love gin. It is totally my gin of choice but I haven't tried this one. off to check out 31DOVER! x

  2. Perfect BBQ drinks indeed! This gin also makes a great talking point and has been pride of place on my table at two dinner parties now! :-) x


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