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Why gin should be your go-to alcoholic drink

Dragon Slayer Distillery is saving January! That’s right… strap yourselves in as we’re about to list off the many reasons you SHOULD be drinking gin this month (in moderation, of course). Why is it that everyone in the UK seems to universally decide January is a depressing month? No goodies, no drinking… no fun! Well,

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Gin cocktails to impress your friends this Christmastime

Who doesn’t love a good cocktail on Christmas day? It’s the one time of year it’s acceptable to have a tipple before 9am! Ready to make the most of the free hall pass? Let’s rustle up some simple, but delicious, cocktails which will be sure to impress your friends on family on the big day.

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Dragon Slayer’s guide to Christmas gifts for gin lovers

The big man’s coming to town… and no, not Paul, we mean Mr Claus of course! It’s that time of year when you get a gin lover their obligatory bottle of the good stuff, but we want to help you spice things up this December. Though getting a loved one their favourite drink never goes

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Introducing our limited-edition Cask Aged London Dry Gin

Our County Durham-based distillery has launched its very first limited-edition premium gin, by putting our superior London Dry in a white oak barrel and aging it for four months. In June, we put a 100-litre batch of our Sir John Conyers gin into a cask, not quite knowing what to expect. Now, we have 140

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A day in the life working at Dragon Slayer Distillery

No day is ever the same when you juggle creating award-winning gins, running a distillery, and looking after your one-year-old baby; the days are hectic, but owners Will and Yazz wouldn’t change it for the world. So, what does a typical day look like for the distillery duo? Well, the pair certainly aren’t in need

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Get to know our gin distillery’s managing director

When you manage a gin company based in the North East, you’ll often find yourself locked away in the distillery serving up batches of gin, or out and about at events and markets. That’s pretty much how managing director Yazz spends most of her days, on top of balancing being a mum to her one-year-old

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Meet the historic legends who inspired our gin

Our collection of Dragon Slayer Gins are inspired by historic legends who, according to folklore, slayed ferocious dragons. Our distillery is located near Sockburn Lane; legend has it that the land was once roamed by the vicious Sockburn Worm. Learning of this folklore, combined with the strong desire to create the perfect gin, sparked the

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Introducing our Sigurd Rhubarb Gin

There’s a new kid on the block, and we truly can’t wait for you to sample him. Introducing Sigurd, our double distilled gin packed with rhubarb and floral notes – perfect for that summertime tipple. We started experimenting with this gin back in January, and after around 15 small distillations we finally have the right

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Three tonics we recommend pairing with our Sir John Conyers gin

Our flagship gin was designed with flexibility in mind; we wanted it to be smooth, citrusy, and easy-to-enjoy, no matter how you prefer to drink it – on the rocks, with tonic, or with lemonade.  Over the years, though, we’ve sampled our fair share of tonics, and of course, have warmed to a few flavors,

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We won a prestigious award!

Our small family-ran County Durham-based distillery is celebrating after one of our flagship gins won in the flavour category of the Gin Guide Awards.  Our distillery, which is based in Darlington’s countryside, has secured an award for the flavour of our Sir John Lambton strawberry and mint gin. The gin, which was judged against hundreds of

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Try our Easter inspired gin cocktail

The days are getting longer, the weather is getting warmer and it’s making us crave a delicious, fruity gin cocktail to enjoy in the sunshine. So, we thought we’d rustle up a recipe for you to try out just in time for bank holiday weekend to serve at your Easter soiree to impress your guests

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