Ink Gin named HOTTEST GIN OF 2018!

A very big and heartfelt THANK YOU to all you sweeties who voted for us in the Covent Garden Hottest 100 Gin Countdown.!

Ink Gin took out #1 and we couldn’t be more excited.

The line up is a testament to the varied and delicious gins being created in Australia and New Zealand. Craft gin is booming and distilleries are innovating left, right & centre. We love it.

Here is the full list, from Covent Garden

HOTTEST 100 AUS/NZ GINS OF 2018

# 1 : INK GIN
# 2 : FOUR PILLARS BLOODY SHIRAZ GIN
# 3 : ANTIPODES PINK GIN

# 4 : BROOKIES DRY GIN
# 5 : BROOKIES GIN SLOW GIN
# 6 : ARCHIE ROSE SIGNATURE DRY<
# 7 : BOTANIC AUSTRALIS
# 8 : FOUR PILLARS CHRISTMAS GIN
# 9 : 23RD STREET GIN
# 10 : ADELAIDE HILLS ‘GREEN ANT’ GIN
# 11 : BILLY GOATS GIN
# 12 : KALKI MOON
# 13 : MELBOURNE GIN COMPANY
# 14 : KARU DISTILLERY AFFINITY GIN
# 15 : KALKI MOON PREMIUM GIN
# 16 : FOUR PILLARS MODERN AUSTRALIAN
# 17 : FOUR PILLARS NAVY STRENGTH GIN
# 18 : BILLY GOATS ‘THE WISE OLD GOAT’
# 19 : ADELAIDE HILLS 78 DEGREES SUNSET GIN
# 20 : GRANDDAD JACKS GREENHOUSE GIN
# 21 : GRANDDAD JACKS 65 MILES GIN
# 22 : 36 SHORT BLOOD ORANGE
# 23 : APPLEWOOD GIN 
# 24 : FOUR PILLARS RARE DRY
# 25 : SETTLERS PINK GIN
# 26 : GRANDDAD JACKS ‘TWO PENCILS’ GIN
# 27 : ARCHIE ROSE DISTILLER’S STRENGTH
# 28 : ADELAIDE HILLS 78 DEGREES GIN
# 29 : FOUR PILLARS SPICED NEGRONI
# 30 : GINIVERSITY BOTANICAL
# 31 : DISTILLERY BOTANICA
# 32 : ANTIPODES GIN
# 33 : POOR TOM’S DRY GIN
# 34 : NEVER NEVER TRIPLE JUNIPER
# 35 : FOUR PILLARS DRY ISLAND GIN
# 36 : PROHIBITION GIN
# 37 : PROHIBITION BATHTUB
# 38 : YOUNG HENRYS BARREL AGED
# 39 : SHEEPY WHEY GIN
# 40 : ART OF BOOZE
# 41 : STONEPINE ORANGE BLOSSOM
# 42 : SETTLERS YUZU GIN
# 43 : WEST WINDS CUTLASS
# 44 : HIPPOCAMPUS
# 45 : SPLENDID GIN
# 46 : MANLY SPIRITS COASTAL GIN
# 47 : FORTY SPOTTED RARE
# 48 : PATIENT WOLF
# 49 : GINIVERSITY LONDON DRY
# 50 : HELLFIRE LONDON DRY
# 51 : MT COMPASS BLACK PEPPER
# 52 : DASHER FISHER ‘OCEAN’ GIN
# 53 : BLIND TIGER
# 54 : ARTEMIS GIN
# 55 : MT COMPASS G3 GIN
# 56 : MT COMPASS BERRY GIN
# 57 : IRONBARK DRY GIN
# 58 : SETTLERS BREAKFAST GIN
# 59 : DEATH GIN
# 60 : APPLEWOOF ‘GIN OF LUST’
# 61 : IRONBARK WATTLESEED GIN
# 62 : YOUNG HENRYS NOBLE CUT
# 63 : POLTERGEIST ‘A TRUE SPIRIT’ GIN
# 64 : NOSFERATU BLOOD ORANGE GIN
# 65 : MANLY SPIRITS AUSTRALIAN GIN
# 66 : BOTANIC AUSTRALIS BUSHFIRE
# 67 : 36 SHORT SMALL BATCH GIN
# 68 : MCHENRY SLOE GIN
# 69 : WEST WINDS SABRE
# 70 : BASS & FLINDER ‘WILD & SPICY’
# 71 : 36 SHORT BARREL AGED GIN
# 72 : APPLEWOOD ‘MILTON MANGO’ GIN
# 73 : HELLFIRE SUMMER
# 74 : KIS “O” GIN
# 75 : KIS WILD GIN
# 76 : STONEPINE BLACK TRUFFLE GIN
# 77 : FOUR PILLARS SHERRY CASK
# 78 : ALL YOUNGS 1829 GIN
# 79 : KIS WHISKY BARREL AGED GIN
# 80 : APPLEWOOD ‘GIN OF ENVY’
# 81 : RED HEN GIN
# 82 : STONEPINE DRY GIN
# 83 : BASS & FLINDERS ‘SOFT & SMOOTH’
# 84 : SETTLERS SLOER GIN
# 85 : BROCKEN SPECTRE ‘GIN FOR TONIC’
# 86 : DEATH COFEE GIN
# 87 : HELLFIRE PIQUANT
# 88 : WEST WINDS BROADSIDE
# 89 : ABEL ESSENCE
# 90 : SETTLERS DRY GIN
# 91 : DEATH CHILI GIN
# 92 : MCHENRY FEDERATION
# 93 : ABEL QUINTESSENCE
# 94 : BROCKEN SPECTRE TASSIE SUMMER
# 95 : SCAPEGRACE GIN
# 96 : APPLEWOOD ‘GIN OF PRIDE’
# 97 : BASS & FLINDERS ‘CERISE’
# 98 : BOTANIC AUSTRALIS NAVY STRENGTH
# 99 : DASHER FISHER MOUNTAIN GIN
# 100 : APPLEWOOD ‘FIRST POINT’ GIN


Harriet Messenger