Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Take a Gin Journey around the City

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Take a Gin Journey around the City

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GIN crawl, anyone? Manchester has no shortage of places to indulge in a little mother's ruin - and now fans of the juniper stuff can take a chauffeurdriven jaunt around some of the city's best bars on a new guided tour launching in the new year.

Already wildly popular in London, The Gin Journey is being brought up north by former Manchester bartender Leon Dalloway, who worked at the likes of Socio Rehab, Trof and the Whiskey Jar before moving to the Big Smoke.

"It's basically a posh bar crawl that's educational and fun as well," he said.

"I want to educate people about the world of gin, liquor and cocktails but I also want to show them a good time."

Guests will be ferried between five bars, including Gorilla, Home Sweet Home, Cottonopolis and Cane and Grain's First Floor Bar, to sample a different type of gin and gin cocktail at each one.

They'll also get to learn about the spirit's rich and chequered history, with prizes to be won along the way.

"I wanted to bring the experience to some new cities with a great history of gin, and Manchester was at the top of the list," said Leon. …

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