Competition: London's Getting A Pineapple Gin Parlour - And You Could Win A Year's Supply Of Gin

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Competition: London's Getting A Pineapple Gin Parlour - And You Could Win A Year's Supply Of Gin

This is a sponsored article on behalf of That Boutique-y Gin Company.

The capital's first pineapple gin parlour opens this month (31 May-3 June), offering a refreshing antidote to a (hopefully) balmy London summer.

That Boutique-y Gin Company launches the immersive pop-up to celebrate the exotic fruit, and to reinstate it as a symbol of decadence and hospitality — in time for this year's International Pineapple Day.

Given the success of its Spit-Roasted Pineapple Gin — a multi-award-winning tipple, don't you know — it's fair to say that That Boutique-y Gin Company knows a thing or two about the (not so) humble pineapple. And if you're thinking pineapple gin sounds like a new-fangled invention... well, you're wrong. The drink has been around since the Victorian era, and this latest incarnation takes inspiration from historic recipes, while updating it to make it as tasty as possible.

So really, indulging in a tipple or two could be classed as historical research... and we do love research.

The pop-up doubles up as a museum dedicated to all things pineapple too. Food historian Tasha Marks has been called in to unveil the rich and fruity history of the pineapple via a number of installations — including scratch and sniff wallpaper.

Unlimited cheese and pineapple is available to munch, ideal stomach-lining fodder for the menu of refreshing pineapple cocktails. (Top tip: use the code word 'mule' on entry to get a free Pineapple Mule — Spit-Roasted Pineapple Gin mixed with ginger beer with a good squeeze of lime. One per person, while stocks last).

What's more, Brand Ambassador Gareth Waughington leads exclusive pineapple cocktail masterclasses throughout the weekend. Learn about the regal history of the fruit from the 1400s to the modern day, and pick up top tips for serving the pineapple gin — with plenty of tastings thrown in, of course. Only 12 places are available at the six masterclasses, so book your spot pronto.

Plus of course, you can stock up on Spit-Roasted Pineapple Gin at the Pineapple Parlour — and you'll receive a canned craft cocktail and pineapple gin goodie bag if you do. Rude not to, really.

The Pineapple Gin Parlour & Museum is at 15 Bateman Street, Soho, W1D 3AQ, from 6pm on 31 May, and then 12pm-late until 3 June 2019.             

If this has whet your appetite for refreshingly fruity gin, there's even better news. We're giving you the chance to win a year's supply of That Boutique-y Gin Company Gins, kickstarting with Spit-Roasted Gin. Enter your details below for a chance to win.

Terms and conditions:

  • Competition closes on 11.59pm at 2 June 2019.
  • There is one prize package to be won, by one winner.
  • Winner will be contacted by That Boutique-y Gin Company with the details of how to redeem their prize.
  • The prize is non-transferable and there is no cash or prize alternative available.
  • The winner will be randomly selected.
  • Winner will be notified by email within 10 working days after the closing date, using the email address registered when entering the prize. The winner will have a further five days to accept the prize before another prize winner is randomly selected.
  • This competition is open to UK residents over 18 years of age.
  • No purchase is necessary.
  • One entry per person only.

Londonist is the Promoter of this competition. The Prize is being provided and delivered by Atom Supplies Limited (trading as Atom Brands). The prize includes packaging and carriage to any valid address within the United Kingdom.

The prize is for 12 bottles of 70cl That Boutique-y Gin Company Gin to be delivered separately (1 bottle per delivery) at equal intervals over 12 calendar months.

In order to redeem the prize, the winner acknowledges and agrees that they will be required to provide further details in order for Atom Brands to fulfil the Prize, these will include but are not limited to proof of legal drinking age and the winner’s delivery address. Once personal data has been passed to Atom Brands, they will be deemed the controller of the personal data and will handle that information in accordance with their Privacy Policy.

See That Boutique-y Gin Company's Privacy Policy. Further information on Londonist's Competition Policy can be found here.

Last Updated 28 May 2019