Gin lovers rejoice - we know where you'll find the official best tipple in the whole country, as the results are in from the Irish Gin & Tonic Fest 2018.
The Irish Gin & Tonic Fest 2018 ran across the 32 counties of Ireland with a total of 132 venues taking part and 16 gin events throughout the country.
The 2018 edition, organised by Great Irish Beverages, featured 26 Irish gins that hail from every province in Ireland and are made with a huge variety of both farmed and wild Irish ingredients.
Following a public vote, the best G&T in the country is at... Russell's Saloon & Gin Emporium!
The winning drink was made with Old Carrick Mill Gin, Fever Tree Tonic with a slice of Pear and Blueberries.
The people have spoken and we are over the moon they have 😁... Old Carrick Mill has been voted Best Gin and Tonic in Ireland and best served in Russell's Saloon Gin Emporium who played a class act hosting us for the event. Big Thank you to you and all the staff. Fever Tree Premium Mixers Ireland thanks a million for your support and the swing was a lovely touch. Let's not forget everyone that came to the event and everyone that voted. Old Carrick Mill Gin, Fever Tree Tonic with a slice of Pear and Blueberries Great Irish Beverages Well done to all the other Irish gins that have taking part great to see all the hard work your doing. #russellssaloon #IrishGin #irishgnt #ireland #IrelandsBestGinAndTonic
The festival ran from June 23rd - June 30th and the public was invited to vote for their favorite #IrishGnT on Twitter and Instagram or by posting on the Great Irish Beverages Facebook page.
Surely we're not the only ones feeling thirsty now...