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Follow the BLACK DOT & find YOUR NEXT FAVOURITE GIN with GINCIDENT & CARBON BISTRO

We all have our favourite fantasy gin. The one gin you know is the perfect gin. The one gin you always stare at longingly on Gincident.co.za but never buy because...“What  does it taste like?” “What if I don’t like it?” “It’s too expensive!” Well, Gincident is here to help make that decision easier, to help you make your fantasy gin a reality, and help you find your next favourite gin.  Just follow the BLACK DOT... Gincident.co.za has always brought you one of...

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UPDATE: Gincident orders & deliveries from 12 July 2020

Due to the suspension of alcohol sales and distribution, as announced by President Cyril Ramaphosa on 12 July 2020, Gincident.co.za is no longer permitted to process new online orders or deliver existing orders of alcohol products. Gincident.co.za fully supports the government’s temporary regulation on alcohol sales and distribution, in the interests of the worldwide fight against the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Our customers will still be allowed to place orders for all items on our website, but all alcoholic items...

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Celebrate World Gin Day with Gincident

World Gin Day – the Greatest Day of the Year Started in 2009 by UK ginnoisseur Neil Houston, World Gin Day is a response to the continuing popularity of gin drinking around the world.  World Gin Day, the second Saturday of June- in 2020, it falls on 13 June - is a spirited celebration of all things gin that brings gin lovers, both expert and novice, together to share their love for the drink affectionately known as ‘juniper juice’.  Not only has...

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Gincident’s Gin of the Month (March)

Beefeater 24: Blending tradition and innovation Among the suburban streets of Kennington, London, a travelling ginnoisseur might stumble upon the unassuming red, face-brick building with a white entryway and a sign that simply reads: ‘Established 1820’.  This is the entrance to one of the oldest gin distilleries in the world, Beefeater Gin, where legend and history meet.   Beefeater Gin is one of few gin brands that have remained dedicated to true gin-making tradition, both in its location - London, a...

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Gincident’s Gin of the Month (February)

Inverroche: a taste of real South Africa Gin of the Month for February is Inverroche Amber "Nature’s extraordinary bounty of rare, aromatic medicinal and culinary herbs, flowers and berries, [grown in this beautiful region], is the…inspiration to create uniquely South African gins." – Lorna Scott, Founder, Inverroche Distillery That region is a 300km stretch of the south-eastern Cape coast of South Africa, from Witsand in the west to the Tsitsikamma Storms River in the east, world-renowned as the ‘Garden Route’ of South...

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Gincident’s Gin of the Month (January)

Gincident's Gin of the Month - The Amazing Story of Monkey 47 Gin Gincident's Gin of the Month - Monkey 47. The tale of Monkey 47 starts at the end of World War 2, in the German city of Berlin where RAF Wing Commander Montgomery “Monty” Collins formed part of the Allied team tasked with reconstructing a defeated Germany, particularly the war-ravaged city of Berlin. One of the projects Commander Collins was involved in was a rebuild of the Berlin Zoo, where...

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Dehydrated Fruit Garnish:

Adding Flair, Freshness and Sustainability to your Gin Dehydrated Fruit Garnish You’ve seen that wet, soggy lemon slice at the bottom of your gin glass? That’s not the best way to finish a great drink. What if there was a way you could replace that wasted, mushy lemon with something that was more edible, more attractive and really made the next gin you drink something extra special? There is a way. Welcome to the wonderful world of dehydrated fruit garnish, the perfect alternative to the same-old lemon slice....

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