Discover The Ultimate Gin And Food Pairings With Newbury Gin

Enhance Your Culinary Experience with Perfect Gin and Food Pairings

Finding the perfect balance between food and drink can significantly impact your overall dining experience. While wine has long been the traditional choice, gin enthusiasts have discovered that this versatile spirit can create equally harmonious flavour combinations. In this blog, we explore the art of gin and food pairing, focusing on the exquisite flavours of Newbury Gin from Midlands Distillery. Join us on an exciting adventure as we explore the ideal pairings of gin and delectable culinary delights.

Expertly Crafted for Your Enjoyment 

Experience the classic London Dry taste of Newbury’s Premium Quality Gin, crafted with a meticulous blend of 7 aromatic botanicals. The juniper-forward gin offers a balanced and complex flavour profile with a sweet citrus aftertaste. Its versatile botanical blend makes it perfect for exploring the art of gin and food pairing.

Perfect Combinations That Enhance the Flavour of Newbury Gin.

  • Seafood Sensations: The zesty notes of Newbury Gin enhance the flavours of grilled fish or shrimp, adding a refreshing and tangy twist. Enjoy a seafood ceviche or citrus-infused salmon accompanied by a Newbury Gin and tonic for a delightful pairing.
  • Cheesy Delights: Newbury Gin’s earthy undertones harmonise well with strong cheeses like cheddar or blue cheese. Pair your gin with a cheese plate or a grilled cheese sandwich for a flavour combination tantalising the taste buds.
  • Fruity Infusions: The citrus notes in Newbury Gin complement fresh fruit beautifully. Explore the pairing possibilities with a fruit salad, a fruit fridge tart, or a grilled peach for a refreshing and vibrant experience.
  • Balancing Spice: The juniper notes in Newbury Gin help balance the heat of spicy dishes. Embrace the symphony of flavours by pairing your gin with a curry, a stir-fry, or a bowl of ramen.
  • Sweet Temptations: The sweetness of desserts can be balanced out by the bitterness of gin. Indulge in a chocolate cake or a scoop of ice cream alongside your Newbury Gin for a delightful finale.

Tips for Perfect Gin and Food Pairings

When selecting food pairings, it’s important to consider your gin’s flavour profile. This is because certain flavours in the gin can complement or clash with the flavours of the food. For example, if your gin has a strong citrus flavour, it may pair well with dishes with citrus notes. On the other hand, if your gin has a more herbal flavour, it may pair better with earthy or savoury dishes. Ultimately, understanding your gin’s flavour profile can help you create the perfect food pairings that suit your taste preferences.


Let Your Palate Guide You To Discover the Art of Gin and Food Pairing.

Gin and food pairing opens a world of exciting flavour combinations and enriches the dining experience. As a food enthusiast, you should definitely not miss out on the opportunity to elevate your dining experience with the exquisite Newbury Gin from Midlands Distillery.With its unique botanical blend, this gin can add a versatile and flavorful touch to any dish you pair it with. From seafood to comfort food to sweet treats, the distinct flavors of Newbury Gin are sure to leave a lasting impression. 

Let your creativity flow as you experiment with different dishes to find the perfect harmony between gin and food. Order your bottle of Newbury Gin to embark on your own memorable dining experience!

Established in 2016, The Midlands Distillery has since become one of South Africa’s fastest-growing spirit producers, creating a variety of award-winning, premium quality artisanal spirits for both domestic and international distribution. 

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  • Locally produced, Premium Quality and affordable London Dry Gin variant – Newbury Gin.
  • Award-winning internationally recognised Artisinal Gin brand – Bayab.
  • Or get in touch to find out more about our contract distilling and export services.

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