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24th August 2015

The Summer of Gin in… Manchester

We’ve thoroughly enjoyed looking through the photos our fans have sent in to our My Gin Garden competition so far. If you haven’t yet, there’s still time to photograph yourself enjoying your Gin al fresco style for the chance to win a Whitley Neill Gin Garden of your own.

After our rundown of Leeds’ best cocktail bars, we thought it would be rude not to pop into Manchester and find out what our stockists had to offer:


Tusk is situated on Manchester’s infamous High Street and is a laid back, atmospheric, African inspired bar. One of their many invigorating cocktails is:

‘The Elephant’s Tusk’

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Fresh grapefruit



Cape gooseberry garnish



Bluu is a 1980’s style vibrant bar located in Manchester’s popular Northern Quarter. Grab yourself a pulled pork burger, have a seat on the terrace and ask one of the attentive staff to whip you up a:

‘Lime and Simba’

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Fresh kiwi

Fresh lime juice



Lime zest garnish


Grand Pacific

The Grand Pacific is one of Manchester’s sleekest and most contemporary bars with a modern Australasian twist. Our talented bar man made a simple, true classic:

‘Classic Whitley Neill Gin and Tonic’

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Fever Tree Tonic

Grapefruit garnish


The Blue Pig

Dip into one of the Northern Quarter’s illustrious bars; The Blue Pig for fantastic food and drink with a fun, quirky atmosphere. They make some unbelievable cocktails such as:

‘Mon Cherie’

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Belsazar Rose




Orange zest garnish


Manchester House

This stunning lounge is a social hub for Manchester’s food and cocktail connoisseurs. The 12th story bar spoils its guests with a rooftop terrace built for a relaxing post-work drink. A must try is the:

‘Gin with A View’

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Fresh grapefruit juice

Cape gooseberry Seeds


Cape gooseberry Garnish


If you happen to sample one of these cocktails at our great stockists, get your tweets into @WhitleyNeill or post on Instagram @WhitleyNeillGin.




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