Valentine’s day is right around the corner and if you love alcoholic beverages ( who doesn’t?), this article will help you to find the perfect affectionate alcoholic beverage for your partner. A valentine’s gift is all about portraying love and affection and the best way to do this is: Finding something pretty and exquisite yet simple. So, in the world of alcohol – Pink Gin makes the perfect gift that fits into the valentine parameters – Beautiful, delicious and ‘pink’.
What is Pink Gin?
The term Pink Gin was originally used to describe a cocktail made from Angostura bitters and Plymouth gin. But this gin has undergone an evolution, now one can find pink gins infused with fruits, herbs and spices. Some popular infusion botanicals are strawberry, rhubarb, rose petals and grapefruit.
These gins look aesthetically beautiful and the looks of it will give you the impression that this might taste like cotton candy or bubble gum. On the contrary, pink gins are refreshing, vibrant, fragrant, elegant and delicious. There are many pink gins that range from shades of dark pink to light or rosy pink.
3 Best Pink Gins for this Valentine’s
- Malfy Gin Rosa – This pink gin is infused with Sicilian pink grapefruits, Italian lemons, fine botanicals and handpicked juniper. This pale rose gin has a rich flavor with hints of grapefruit and fresh citrus. It has a long juniper finish and a bright aroma portraying grapefruit, rhubarb, citrus and anise. The ABV of this gin is 41% and it is priced at £22.99 for 750ml.
- Gordon’s Pink Gin – Inspired by an original Gordon’s recipe from the 1880s, Gordon’s Pink is perfectly crafted to balance the refreshing taste of Gordon’s with the natural sweetness of raspberries and strawberries, with the tang of redcurrant served up in a unique blushing tone. Made using only natural fruit flavours to guarantee the highest quality real berry taste. This gin makes up the rank because of its flavor and affordability. Gordon’s is one of the best-selling brands in the gin world. The ABV of this gin is 37.5% and it is priced at £13.00 for 700ml.
- Isle of Wight Distillery Mermaid Pink Gin – First of all, this gin wins the award for the prettiest bottle. Fresh inland strawberries infused with their award-winning Mermaid Gin for four days and then re-distilled to produce Mermaid Pink Gin. A harmonious blend of English Strawberries, Rock Samphire, Elderflower, Grains of Paradise, Organic Lemon Zest, Boadicea hops, English Coriander, Angelic Root, Orris Root, Liquorice Root and Juniper. Perfectly balanced, subtle yet vibrant, less sweet than most pink gins with no added sugar. The ABV of this gin is 38% and it is priced at £39.90 for 700ml.
There is also a beautiful Mermaid pink gin gift set which includes mermaid pink gin 700ml and two gold-patterned Copa glasses. This stunning gift box costs £65.60.
So what are you waiting for? Get on and gift these beautiful pink gins! These gins are also perfect for a romantic evening dinner.