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Eden Mill x Bon Box Artisan Chocolate Collaboration

We’re excited to reveal our latest collaboration with Bon Box, a luxury handmade artisan chocolatier, based in Edinburgh.

We worked closely with Bon Box to create two bespoke chocolates exclusively for Eden Mill to perfectly complement our limited edition Chocolate and Chilli Gin.

Valencia Orange Buttons: Exquisite, Belgian white chocolate, blended with creamy caramel, infused with the thrill of orange to excite and reward. 

Dark Coffee Buttons: Deep roasted coffee combined with the creamy sensation of roasted cocoa and slight hint of sweetness, revel in the depth and luxury as they sparkle of silver.

Our limited edition Chocolate & Chilli Gin, is a sweet chocolate-pudding like flavour, with a fiery chilli kick, which we think pairs perfectly with a Valencian Orange mixer or as the base spirit in an espresso martini. Our collaboration with Bon Box has resulted in the creation of a Valencia chocolate orange button to complement our valencian orange perfect serve and dark coffee chocolate buttons to complement the perfect cocktail serve of an espresso martini.

What’s in the gift set?

Each gift set will include 1 x Chocolate & Chilli Gin, 2 x Eden Mill etched Martini Glasses, 1 pack of 5 Bon Box artisan Valencia chocolate orange buttons, 1 pack of 5 Bon Box artisan dark coffee chocolate buttons, beautifully presented in a premium Eden Mill gift box.

About Bon Box:

Chocolatier Barry from Bon Box trained at City of Glasgow before refining his skill and fascination with taste at some of the city’s finest kitchens such as Chardon d`Or, Dakota and Chelsea Market. As Scottish Chef of the year Semi-finalist and Game Chef of the year runner up he continually pushed the boundaries using seasonal local produce to create unique flavour combinations. 

Ever conscious that luxurious eating should excite all of the senses, sight, aroma, and of course memorable taste his chocolates are unique, striking and developing subtle flavours that are interesting and memorable. Taking flavours people feel comfortable with and turning them on their head with twists of intrigue such as miso, tonka, fir and sea buckthorn.

‘Everyone loves the sensation of chocolate, so at Bon Box we always strive to be, sensational. Comforting and luxurious, yet interesting and unique, never predictable, always memorable. Great Chocolate evokes a sense of occasion, of friends, of sharing, of the relaxed joy of the moment. At Bon Box we create splendid  Bon Bons of exceptional flavour, texture and beauty, all for your pleasure. Our hand crafted and painted Bon Bons make your gift, an occasion, an experience, thoughtful, memorable, and always sensational.’

Bon Box – Why we have chosen to work with Eden Mill?

‘Eden Mill loves working with local suppliers to create new and exciting offers for our customers. By working with suppliers that share the same passion for premium, handcrafted products as we do we believe we can deliver an extra special experience for our customers every time they purchase.’

The Chocolate & Chilli Gin Bon Box collaboration gift set is exclusively available at edenmill.com for £40. Only 50 sets available. Shop here.

Best before date: 20/03/21.

Store in a cool place away from direct sunlight or heat source.

Sample Barry’s passion with his sensational Bonbons, follow him on Instagram and Facebook to see where the journey goes next.

Re-order your gin from Blendworks Gin School

If you have visited our Blendworks Gin School in either St Andrews or Glasgow and created your own unique gin, you are now able place a reorder.

Your unique gin creation can be ordered in:

  • 20CL at £15
  • 70CL at £38

No minimum order quantity.

Please contact us with your request at hello@edenmill.com with your gin name, unique batch number, contact details and delivery address.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, our Blendworks Gin School experience is currently unavailable. We hope to relaunch this offer soon.

Could you create the new Dundee United Gin?

NEW PARTNERSHIP

To celebrate the new partnership between Dundee United and Eden Mill as the club’s first-ever sleeve sponsor, Eden Mill are launching a competition for Dundee United supporters to help create an exclusive Dundee United Gin. The lucky winner will represent the Dundee United support alongside some key members of the first team, background staff and the team at Eden Mill.

HOW TO ENTER

The winner will join Eden Mill and the team at Dundee United to create and design the bottle for the new gin, carefully select the botanicals and see behind the scenes at Eden Mill where we create our gin. You’ll be involved from start to finish!

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TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLY

The competition will be open for two weeks and closes 29/07/2020 at noon. Entrants must be 25 years and over. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, we will continually review the situation to ensure our participants safety.

You can read more about our new partnership here: Dundee United page link.

Original Gin – In support of CHAS

LIMITED EDITION BOTTLE IN SUPPORT OF NHS AND HEALTHCARE WORKERS

In April 2020, Eden Mill created 5,000 limited edition bottles of their award-winning Original Gin in support of NHS and Healthcare workers. £2 from every bottle sold has been donated to charities supporting NHS and Healthcare workers.

We are proud to announce that from today (22nd June 2020), £2 from each bottle of our Original Gin sold, will be donated to CHAS

We are proud to announce that we reached our target for the first 2 months of sales of our limited edition bottles. These funds have been donated to Masks for NHS Heroes, a crowdfunding effort set up by front-line NHS doctors to help raise money for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Duty To Care. Duty To Care’s mission is to provide wellbeing support via online consultation to improve and sustain the mental health and wellbeing of healthcare professionals. 

Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, better known as CHAS, continues to be there for these families through the most difficult times. Their hospices are still open but with reduced capacity – providing physical, hands-on support for the most urgent cases. The CHAS at Home team continues to provide vital care in people’s homes. Of course this is in addition to their ongoing work in hospitals to provide specialist palliative support to their NHS colleagues working with children with life-shortening conditions. This includes their specialist palliative care team in Glasgow Children’s Hospital, as well as their Diana children’s nurses who work in the major children’s hospitals across Scotland.

We absolutely love and appreciate the work that CHAS do, and we hope that we can help support families through their toughest times.

Megan Stobo, Senior Corporate Partnerships Executive from CHAS said;

Knowing your child will die young is the hardest thing. It is made even harder with the constant worry about what Coronavirus infection means, and the stark reality of isolation.

To ensure we can continue supporting every referred child and their families who are shielding at home, we have launched the UK’s first Virtual Children’s Hospice, providing remote access to a range of remote support from CHAS. Essential medical advice, creative activity packs and videos as well as fun and games with Clown Doctors and music therapists will be provided for free. For those who can’t currently visit CHAS’s hospice support and creative activities as usual, the virtual hospice will not only help them survive this unprecedented situation, but help them thrive and continue to smile – keeping the joy alive.

We are so grateful to the team at Eden Mill, and indeed their fantastic customers for supporting children and families through this wonderful initiative.

The 70cl bottles are available to buy direct here for £30.

Easy To Make Love Gin Liqueur Summer Serves

Bring The Bar To Your Garden This Summer With Our Easy Summer Serves

We have created some easy to make gin and liqueur serves for you to make from the comfort of your own garden this Summer! With simple ingredients, this cheat sheet for our Summer serves will make your garden the place to be this Summer!

Love Island Spritz

Close your eyes and let your mind drift to your dream Summer holiday destination with our bold and fruity Mango and Pineapple Love Island spritz.

What you will need

50ml Mango & Pineapple Liqueur
25ml Original Gin
25ml Pineapple Juice
5ml Lime Juice
10ml Vanilla syrup
Top up with Soda 

How to make:

Mix all of your ingredients together in a goblet glass over ice and a slice of lime or pineapple to garnish. 

Love Royale

Impress your friends this Summer with this super simple cocktail made with only four ingredients. Reminiscent of a drumstick lolly, our Love Royale is the perfect cocktail to enjoy with your friends in the garden this Summer.

What you will need

50ml Raspberry, Vanilla and Meringue Liqueur
15ml Lemon Juice
Topped up with Soda Water and Sparkling Wine 

How to make

Mix all of your ingredients together in a goblet glass over ice and a handful of raspberries to garnish.

Sweet Dreams

Try something different this Summer with our Sweet Dreams rhubarb and crumble inspired spritz serve. With bold and fruity flavours, this cocktail is a great mix of sweet rhubarb and elderflower flavours with the sour lemon juice for those warm Summer days.

What you will need:

50ml Spiced Rhubarb Crumble Liqueur
50ml Elderflower Liqueur 
25ml Lemon Juice 
Top up with Soda 

How to make:

Mix all of your ingredients together in a goblet glass over ice and a rhubarb and crumble sweet to garnish.

Berry Bramble Jug Serve

Share the love (Gin) this summer with our twist on the classic bramble cocktail. Perfect for sharing, this jug serve is ideal for long nights spent in the garden catching up with friends.

What you will need

250ml Love Gin
125ml Raspberry Syrup
125ml Cranberry Juice
250ml Soda
25ml Lemon Juice
250ml Pink Lemonade
100ml Prosecco

How to make:

Mix all of your ingredients together into your Eden Mill jug over ice and a handful of raspberries and blueberries to garnish.

To discover the Eden Mill Love Gin Liqueurs – shop here.

Father’s Day Shopping Guide

In need of some Father’s Day inspiration this year? We have made a list of all of our top Father’s Day picks to help you choose the perfect Father’s Day gift on Sunday 21st June 2020!

2019 Release Single Malt Whisky

Available in 70CL and 20CL. Shop now.

This Single Malt Whisky is the perfect Father’s Day Gift for any father figure. To create our whisky, our head distiller, Scott Ferguson incorporated a selection of Oloroso Hogshead, Pedro Ximenez Hogsheads, American Bourbon Barrels, with a cask of Chocolate Malt Spirit to craft our latest Single Malt. 

Whether you’re with your Dad this Father’s Day or raising a toast on a video call, this is the perfect dram to ‘cheers to Dad’. Just now, if you order a 20CL you’ll receive a complimentary Glen Cairn glass. 

Oak Gin Gift Set

Looking for something unique this Father’s Day? This gin ages our premium gin on chips of our oak beer barrels to create a rich oak spice with notes of caramel, vanilla and a touch of fudge! Warming, at 42% ABV, our Oak Gin has a long, rich finish which works well mixed with ginger ale but also brings a great depth to any cocktail!

This Oak Gin Gift Set is the perfect sign of decadence, quality and unique flavour and is a really special and unique Father’s Day gift for your Dad! Shop here.

Hop Gin Gift Set

Is your Dad a gin and beer lover? Why not buy him the best of both with our award-winning Hop Gin!

To create this gin we have married our brewing and distilling skills. We use hops, a core ingredient of beer, to meet our distillery’s gin and the result is a zesty citrus and apricot aroma. This gin is a balance of floral and light hoppy notes with a soft tropical undercurrent of juniper. Strong, at 46% ABV with a heavy, rich finish, this gin works perfect within a classic G&T this Father’s Day. Shop here.

Eden Mill Beer Range

We also have a fantastic range of beers for you to choose from this Father’s Day within our website. We have our own range of beers which includes three flavours; 19th Brew Beer, Shipwreck IPA and The Clock Red Ale. These beers are perfect to enjoy from home on those warm Summer Days!

Eden River Brew Co. Beer Range

Eden River Brew co, our bottling and packaging site in Penrith, produce their own brand of premium craft beers. We sell a fantastic range of Eden River Brew Co within our website in a variety of different flavours, so there is a beer for every Dad this Father’s Day! Don’t forget to pick up a beer glass! Shop here.

Gin Box Variety Pack

Bring the bar to Dad with a mix of premium pre-mixed cocktails which are perfect to enjoy from the comfort of your own home! This gin box is perfect for sharing and includes twelve 250ml pre-mixed drinks!

Cheers to Dad this Father’s Day with our brand new addition to this box, our Maverick Martini. This cocktail is a nod to the beloved Pornstar Martini cocktail and is perfect to enjoy over ice garnished with a half passion fruit. Shop here.

‘Bring The Pub To Dad’ Bundle

If, like us, your Dad is missing his local pub, then we’ve the ‘Bring The Pub To Dad’ Father’s Day bundle is the ideal gift. This bundle includes 12 x 500m beers from Eden River Brew Co, 1 x Oak Gin 50CL, 1 x 20CL 2019 Release Single Malt Whisky, 2 x GlenCairn whisky glasses and 2 x tulip gin glasses.

It’s everything he needs for host a home BBQ or night in. Shop here.

Order by midnight Tuesday 16th June for Father’s Day delivery. UK only. For more Father’s Day gift ideas, shop here.

Congratulations to Celtic Football Club on becoming SPFL Champions for the ninth consecutive season.

As Official Gin and Whisky Sponsors of Celtic Football Club, we would like to congratulate Celtic Football Club on becoming SPFL Champions for the ninth consecutive season.

While we are working on our new collaborative product, we have a limited stock of the Treble Treble Gin and Celtic Gin Liqueur still available on our website.

You can also sign up below to be the first to hear about our future Celtic Football Club collaboration releases here.

How much we’ve raised for Masks For NHS Heroes and announcing our next charity to support…

LIMITED EDITION BOTTLE IN SUPPORT OF NHS AND HEALTHCARE WORKERS

£2 from every bottle sold of our limited edition Original Gin will be invested into organisations or charities who are working towards protecting and supporting the NHS and all of our healthcare workers. Each month we will announce and support a chosen charity.

Eden Mill our proud to announce Duty to Care as our charity to support this month

SECOND MONTH OF FUNDS

We are now pleased to announce that our new chosen charity is Duty To Care.  With our NHS workers facing a huge amount of pressure at work, now more than ever, it is important to support them through these difficult times.  Duty To Care’s mission is to provide wellbeing support via online consultation to improve and sustain the mental health and wellbeing of healthcare professionals.  With your help, through Duty To Care, NHS workers will have access to: cbt therapists; psychotherapists; mindfulness teachers; meditation experts; breath-work experts; nutritional therapists, personal trainers, yoga teachers and life coaches. 

We are so proud of all of our NHS and healthcare heroes and we hope this can make even a small difference to many NHS workers.

Harriet Hunt, Founder of Duty To Care, says,

“We are absolutely thrilled that Eden Mill has chosen to direct funds towards Duty To Care. The innovative way in which they adapted their product and set out fundraising plans in response to the crisis in inspiring. Turning the bottle blue made a powerful statement, and it speaks volume about their commitment and determination to give back at this time. We are delighted that our donation from the money they are raising will enable us to support our NHS workers with virtual therapy and wellbeing sessions.”

FIRST MONTH OF FUNDS

Proceeds will be donated to Masks for NHS Heroes, a crowdfunding effort set up by front-line NHS doctors to help raise money for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). This equipment will be given to all front-line staff including paramedics, porters, cleaning staff, healthcare assistants, catering staff, physiotherapists and NHS volunteers.  We have chosen Mask for NHS Heroes due to the fantastic effort they are making to provide PPE to workers which will not only save the front-line staff’s lives but also the lives of the patients.  

We are so proud of all of our NHS and healthcare heroes and we hope this can make even a small difference to many lives!

Mental Health Awareness Week With Eden Mill

We are excited to share that this week we will be using our Eden Mill social media to support Mental Health Awareness Week. 

It’s been a tough few months for many of us and we feel it is more important now than ever to look after our mental health. So we want to use our platform to lift spirits and encourage you, our wonderful community to be kind to yourself! 

Starting Monday 18th May, we will be collaborating with a host of brilliant small businesses to promote positivity & wellness. They will be sharing tips and tricks across our social media on how to keep your mind and body healthy and create a work-life balance during these unusual times! 

To take part, all you need to do is join our insta live at the scheduled times – we look forward to seeing you there! 

MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS WEEK INSTAGRAM SCHEDULE

Monday 8.30pm: ‘Start your week right’, (30 mins) with Kim Palmer – Clementine.  IG@clementineappuk

Kim Palmer, wellness guru and founder of Clementine will be taking you through a super simple exercise to help you recognise and celebrate all the things you’ve really enjoyed and achieved this year.

Tuesday 8.30am: ‘Grounding meditation’, (10mins) with Harriet Macmasters-Green –  IG@@onewarriorwomama

Harriet will be helping us find some precious calm as we continue to journey through these unprecedented times. Take seat as she guides you through a 10 minute nourishing and grounding Meditation, suitable for all.  

Wednesday 12pm: – ‘Anti desk yoga’, (20 mins) with Jaxxyoga IG@@jaxxyoga

Join Jacqueline for a fluid yoga session focusing on releasing tension from the shoulders, neck and back to assist in improved posture. This mid day pause is guaranteed to leave you feeling lighter, calmer and more relaxed!

Thursday 5.30pm: ‘Feel good Zumba’, (30 mins) with Libby Smith IG@@houseoflibberty

“When life happens, we keep on movin” says Libby Smith. Join in her famous feel good fitness class which she will be hosting live from our instagram! 

Friday 1pm:- ‘Garnish masterclass’, (10 mins) with Dominic Scullion IG@ GinAndDomic

Let’s get creative with Dominic where he will be sharing how to create some unique garnishes. Perfect timing for Friday night Gin O’clock!

Friday 9:15pm: ‘Gin Tasting’, (40 mins) with Janey Godley IG@janeygodley

To bring some fun to your Friday night, Eden Mill’s Chris Weir will be hosting a gin tasting session with the hilarious Janey Godley

Saturday 1PM: – ‘Steps to unwind’, (10 mins) with Sean McDonald IG@seantmcdonald

The host & producer of Blethered podcasts will be taking you through 5 steps to unwind and create a positive mindset.

Sunday: 8pm: ‘Self Care Facial Massage’, (20 mins) with ncwskinnutrition IG@ncwskinnutrition

A relaxing end to your Sunday- join Nicole for a guided facial massage which is well known for releasing tension and stimulating natural collagen production within the skin!

Join in the fun on our instagram page @edenmill

Eden Mill Launch Hand Sanitiser Donation Scheme Supporting Local Charities And Hospices.

In response to the Covid-19 crisis Eden Mill has altered their manufacturing process to create their first batch of hand sanitiser.

The craft gin distillery will support frontline workers with their ‘buy one give one’ hand sanitiser donation scheme. Customers can buy a 250ml bottle of the hand sanitiser online for themselves at £5 and in doing so, they cover the cost of a bottle to be donated to local charities and hospices. This scheme allows Eden Mill to continue the production of hand sanitiser for the public to buy affordably and to give bottles to charities for free, for as long as it is required throughout the Covid-19 crisis.

The Eden Mill Hand Sanitizer has been created in accordance with the World Health Organisation’s guidelines, containing 80 percent alcohol and has been infused with juniper, lemon and orange botanicals, creating a refreshing aroma reminiscent of the classic G&T. The first batch of 1,000 bottles to be donated will be shared between charities and hospices
who all work in frontline support, including The Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice, CHAS Scotland and five different charities supported by Eden Mill’s sponsorship partner, the Celtic Foundation; The Salvation Army (Parkhead), Spirit Aid, FARE Scotland, The Wayside Club and Glasgow’s Golden Generation Eden Mill have also chosen to support hospices close to their distilleries, including the Eden Hospice in Carlisle and Barrogil Care Home in Cluny, near their original site in Guardbridge, where CEO Paul Miller’s father currently resides

CEO Paul Miller said: “When we realised that we could help the battle against this virus by making hand sanitiser, we knew it was something we absolutely had to do. We know how difficult it has been for the public to buy hand sanitiser, so we wanted to give them the opportunity to protect themselves and the people around them, while supporting local charities.
We’re selling the bottles at the cost value of two hand sanitiser bottles, so that we can continue to produce more sanitiser and donate it to frontline care workers and charities offering crucial services, for as long as is needed during this critical time. There’s no limitations to the amount we’ll be able to make and donate.”

Celtic FC Foundation’s Chief Executive, Tony Hamilton, added:
“This is an incredible initiative from Eden Mill, providing a vital product to those who are vulnerable during this crisis. Eden Mill have been a wonderful supporter of the Foundation on a regular basis and we are so grateful they have chosen to get behind our Football for Good Fund by delivering supplies of the new Eden Mill Hand Sanitiser to some of our
partner charities.

“The Salvation Army (Parkhead), Spirit Aid, FARE Scotland, The Wayside Club and Glasgow’s Golden Generation are all providing critical food and essentials packages to the most vulnerable in our communities – families, pensioners, individuals who have suffered financially and the homeless.
“This magnificent donation of Eden Mill Hand Sanitiser will protect staff, volunteers and the beneficiaries of their selfless efforts. Thank you so much to Tony, Paul, Chiara and everyone else at Eden Mill for making such a difference in these unprecedented times.”

Eden Mill have also created 5 litre kegs of hand sanitiser which can be bought at cost value and will be available to buy at the end of the month from the website. If you are a local business or group in need, you can contact hello@edenmill.com for more information.

Eden Mill Hand Sanitising Spray’s can be order online here:

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