A short cut to the perfect gin raises spirits across Ireland

Laura McCarthy, founder of Drink Botanics Ireland Picture: Eugene Langan

A mere 13 months after securing her first order, Drink Botanicals Ireland (DBI) founder Laura McCarthy has signed up 150 stockists across the island of Ireland.

McCarthy has brought to market a fusion kit for consumers who want to “up-style” gin and tonic drinks at home with a combination of ginger root, cardamom pods, hibiscus flower, star anise and juniper berries.

Priced at €4.99, the gin fusion kit contains enough ingredients for 15 ...