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Gin

30/07/2021
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Tipsy Treats to Enjoy this Summer | Friars

At Friars we know just how well chocolate and delicious alcoholic drinks can be paired. That’s why this summer we’ve stocked an extensive range of tipsy treats for you to discover and enjoy. Whether it’s our own wines or spirits distilled locally to our store, we’ve got a range of drinks on offer that are perfect for enjoying at summer BBQ’s, during your summer holidays or even to be given as gifts. Take a look at some of the best alcoholic drinks available to purchase from our web store this... Read More

22/06/2018
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Teaming Up With The Lakes Distillery

The Lakes Distillery opened in December 2014 on its idyllic rural site near Bassenthwaite. They produce their own fabulous Lakes malt, Lakes gin and Lakes vodka all on one site. Using water that flows from Sprinkling Tarn, through Keswick, Bassenthwaite past the distillery and then onto the Irish sea. The distillery is based at a refurbished model farm. The main barn houses the mash house and still house, with unique stills carefully designed to produce the spirits on a small artisan scale. An old cattle shed has been converted into... Read More

04/05/2018
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It’s A Gin Thing

It is believed that 47 million bottle of gin were bought in 2017 in the UK. We have contributed a little to that with our best selling gin truffles. The white chocolate truffle gets rave reviews as the mellower chocolate allows the gins floral notes to come through more strongly. Following this success we are now launching our very own gin sweets. Which really are fabulous ‘little circles of joy’ was what one of our team members called them! We have had a fantastic response to our prosecco sweets that... Read More