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Sometimes that extra shot of espresso in your macchiato just isn’t enough.  Now you can add a shot of coffee to loads of different things – including a gin and tonic.

How to make a Turbo Gin and Tonic

to just the other weeks coffee tonic. I need something like this right now, something to make a Sunday evening more than cuddling with the cat and watching series. Add some elegance!

Turning a homemade gin and tonic into a masterpiece just got easy.  These spherical ice moulds, made by Tovolo, create a 2.5inch ball of ice from a 3.5inch silicon case. And they're easy to make.

These spherical ice moulds make any gin and tonic look extravagant

Turning a homemade gin and tonic into a masterpiece just got easy. These spherical ice moulds, made by Tovolo, create a ball of ice from a silicon case.

Ever wonder whether to serve a gin with a chestnut skewer, cucumber tongue or sprig of rosemary?  If you have, help is at hand in the form of this awesome gin wheel from The Gin Foundry, which works by matching up a garnish to a gin’s ingredients.

This gin wheel shows exactly which garnish to use in a gin and tonic

Ever wonder whether to serve a gin with a chestnut skewer, cucumber tongue or sprig of rosemary? If you have, help is at hand in the form of this awesome gin wheel from The Gin Foundry, which works by matching up a garnish to a gin’s ingredients.

Thirsty?

This London bar serves 400 different gins

Turn that frown upside down, London’s largest Gin bar has arrived at the Holborn Dining Club with a dizzying 400 varieties of gin and 27 tonics.

Gin bus experts Gin Journey have just arrived in Bermondsey, offering a new bus route around south London’s best gin-drinking spots.

Attention South Londoners: You now have your very own gin bus

Gin bus experts Gin Journey have just arrived in Bermondsey, offering a new bus route around south London’s best gin-drinking spots.

Gin cocktails just got a little fancy – with chai tea, lapsang souchong and lemon grass.

7 gin cocktails to make with tea, rice cakes and veg

7 gin cocktails to make with oriental teas, rice cakes, fruit and vegetables

So if gin is your tipple of choice then keep reading. As well as twists on classic cocktails such as martini, G&T and fizzes, you’ll find sweet potato gin, lavender syrup and cucumber used in some unusual combinations.    Here are 13 delicious summer gin based cocktail recipes.

13 summery gin based cocktails

Sweet, boozy, super refreshing with a citrusy twist, the British classic Bramble cocktail is the best way to celebrate the warm season!

Next year is expected to be bursting with loads of new gin flavours, so it makes perfect sense to celebrate New Year’s Eve with a cheeky extra shot of gin.  Here are Metro.co.uk’s favourite champagne and gin cocktails.

Next year is expected to be bursting with loads of new gin flavours, so it makes perfect sense to celebrate New Year’s Eve with a cheeky extra shot of gin. Here are Metro.co.uk’s favourite champagne and gin cocktails.

Because who wants standard sausages anyway?

Say hello to a boozy full English breakfast with these gin and tonic sausages

You can now enjoy a boozy Full English breakfast without actually even having to make an alcoholic drink – as a butcher has come up with his very own range of alcohol-inspired sausages, which include flavours such as pear cider and gin and tonic.

You can now get millennial pink gin to jazz up your tonic

You can now get millennial pink gin to jazz up your tonic

Iconic gin brand Gordon's have announced 'Premium Pink Distilled Gin', a sweeter, more summery take on 'mother's ruin'.

Ahead of the World’s Best Martini Challenge coming to London tonight at the Three Six Six bar in Battersea, Metro.co.uk explains all the typical martini types and what it all means.

How to order a martini: 7 gin martini types you need to know

Ahead of the World’s Best Martini Challenge coming to London tonight at the Three Six Six bar in Battersea, Metro.co.uk explains all the typical martini types and what it all means.

With a wide range of different botanicals being infused into the alcohol, gins are becoming more and more varied in flavour.  Some are now so complex on the nose, to dilute them with an aspartame and saccharine heavy tonic seems almost sacrilege.  Here are nine of the best gins to drink straight up over ice.

9 gins so smooth you can drink them neat

With a wide range of different botanicals being infused into the alcohol, gins are becoming more and more varied in flavour. Some are now so complex on the nose, to dilute them with an aspartame and saccharine heavy tonic seems almost sacrilege. Here are nine of the best gins to drink straight up over ice.

This is every gin and chocolate lover’s dream – a gin made with chocolate.

There’s now a chocolate gin and it’s every gin lover’s dream

This is every gin and chocolate lover's dream - a gin made with chocolate. Belgian chocolate makers Xolato have created a gin infused with cocoa beans from Colombia, Pietmonte hazelnuts, Avola.

From crisp, dry ‘London’ gins to fruity liqueurs, the choice has never been so vast. But with so many new brands on the market, how do you decide which one’s for you? #gin

The 31 best gins to try this Christmas

From crisp, dry ‘London’ gins to fruity liqueurs, the choice has never been so vast. But with so many new brands on the market, how do you decide which one’s for you?

There's a gin and tonic advent calendar that comes with a full-sized bottle of gin

There's a G&T advent calendar that comes with a full-sized bottle of gin

We all went mad for The Pip Stop's Prosecco Advent Calendar, which featured a range of sparkling wines for 24 days of December. Now the online alcohol-shop has blessed us with.

Brighton Gin has just been named the UK’s best gin in the People’s Drinks Awards.

The best gin in the UK comes from Brighton

Brighton Gin has just been named the UK’s best gin in the People’s Drinks Awards.

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