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Spice up your next weekend G&T with these delicious flavoured gins

Drink outside the box.
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It’s hard to find a more iconic and classic drink than the G&T. Simple yet elegant, refreshing and packs a flavourful punch. It’s easy to understand why the gin renaissance has swept Australia by storm.

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In recent years we have seen the juniper-based spirit take over drinks menus and it’s not hard to find a home grown or international gin in a range of flavours to test to and try

Your typical gin will champion those tart, sharp juniper flavours – however if you want to drink outside the box then you can always lean towards one of the many flavoured gin variants available on the market to add to your next cocktail or tonic. 

From rich native flavours like lemon myrtle, Davidson plum or Lilly Pilly to flavours of various citruses that evoke the feeling of a summer in Italy, the options are truly endless. 

We consider ourselves gin connoisseurs, so we’ve rounded up our favourite flavoured gin options for you to choose from and treat your tastebuds to a delicious tipple. 

The best flavoured gins to try out in your next cocktail

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Wild Hibiscus Flower Company Finger Lime gin, $150, Hardtofind

A show stopping gin to add to your bar cart this citrus-y spirit has balls of finger lime that burst in your mouth as you drink to create a flavour explosion. Made here in Australia using 100 per cent Hawkesbury grown citrus, kaffir lime leaves and even lemons from the distillers family tree. 

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Never Never Ginache gin, $64 (usually $66), First Choice Liquor

A rich and jammy gin that levels up a gin and tonic or makes the perfect addition to a cocktail this Ginache gin has flavours of thick raspberry, plums and mulberry – consider this your gin of the summer. 

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Four Pillars Bloody Shiraz gin, $85 (usually $88), Secret Bottle

A balanced combination of sweet and bitter, this gin from gin experts Four Pillars is considered a must-try for the gin lover. Combining their Rare gin with famous Yarra Valley grapes to create a fruity bar staple. 

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Ink gin, $85, First Choice Liquor

Perfectly refreshing and a talking point when you pour, the deep blue colours changes before your eyes to a pink hue when combined with tonic water and the floral flavours of the Butterfly Pea Flower compliment the Tasmanian pepper berry and lemon myrtle leaf. Made in rural NSW town, Tumbulgum, and made using locally grown ingredients, it feels uniquely Australian. 

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Wild Hibiscus Flower Company Flower and Ginger gin, $99, Hardtofind

This eye-catching gin has delicious flavours of rhubarb and pink ginger that can’t be missed. Combine with your favourite mixer such as ginger beer, soda or tonic to create a mouth-watering and unique concoction. 

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Original Spirit Co Ginfusion Summer Peach with Passionfruit, $64.99, BoozeBud

Crafted from natural ingredients from Victoria’s Mornington Peninsula this home-grown gin makes the perfect sweet summer tipple with light flavours of peach and passionfruit. You can still taste the classic juniper which adds a subtle floral and peppery flavour. Combine with prosecco and soda for a seasonal spritz! 

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Seven Seasons Bush Apple gin, $72, First Choice Liquor

Embrace the flavours of Australia with this gin inspired by the worlds oldest flavours and founded by proud Larrakia man Daniel Motlop. Try out their other bold flavours such as Green Ant or their Native Yam vodka. With stunning tastes of ripe bush apple complimented by juniper, consider the Bush Apple gin your next G&T go-to. 

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Press and Bloom Rose gin, $59.99, BoozeBud

A botanical gin that combines fruity flavours of lychee and strawberry with spicy black pepper, juniper, lemon myrtle and wattle for zest. The whole gin feels complex with a myriad of flavour profiles to pick up on as you sip. 

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Malfy Con Arancia gin, $59 (usually $66), Secret Bottle 

Escape to the coast of Italy with these bright and citrusy gin that is flavoured by Sicilian blood oranges to have you channelling an escape to the Mediterranean. Add to a glass of ice and top with tonic, soda or prosecco for a summer ready sip. 

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Whitley Neill Quince gin, $60.20, Hello Drinks

Opt for a sweet tipple with a unique gin made from quince. Fruity yet smooth this gin uses the quince to create a delicate flavour profile with floral elements throughout. 

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Four Pillars Olive Leaf gin, $85 (usually $88), Secret Bottle

Are you a fan of a dirty Martini? How about taking it to the next level with this olive leaf infused gin from Four Pillars that makes the classic cocktail such a dream you just have to worry about whether you want it shaken not stirred. A savoury alternative to the sweet flavoured gins you’ve seen. 

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Berkshire Botanical Dandelion & Burdock gin, $54.20 (usually $59.99), Hello Drinks

Perfect for afternoon teas in the garden this sweet yet earthy gin from the UK follows the traditional London Dry flavour profile with unique additions to create a gin you’ll love to sip or enjoy in a cocktail. 

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Manly Spirits Lilly Pilly pink gin, $85, Jimmy Brings

Get gin on the go and enjoy it with zero regrets because this pink gin also happens to be sugar free. Jimmy Brings can deliver you a last minute tipple and you can add this to a cocktail and enjoy the sweet flavours of raspberry and Australian summer. 

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