Gin-gle all the way – Granddad Jack’s and Tarte join forces to encapsulate the spirit (and taste) of Christmas
Whilst it is indeed the most wonderful time of year, after everything that 2020 has brought with it you’d be forgiven for lacking a little Christmas cheer. In fact, we could probably all do with a hearty dose of merriment right about now – so gather around friends, we have some tasty news that is guaranteed to have you feeling all kinds of festive. Miami-based craft distillery Granddad Jack’s has teamed up with their pals at Tarte Bakery & Cafe to imbue the spirit of Christmas in a limited-edition Pavlova-flavoured gin (and a boozy sweet treat) that has all the hallmarks of the holidays.
We have some good and bad news, so let’s get the bad news out of the way first – the first batch of Granddad Jack’s summery Pavlova gin sold-out in record time. The good (nay, great!) news is that in the spirit of celebrating the holidays with loved ones (something that we will never ever take for granted again) the legendary folk at Granddad Jack’s have made one last batch of its prized Pavlova Gin to get you through the silly season. The best part? It’s available in a super-sized 750-ml bottle – it’s a Christmas miracle! Oh, and if you’re wondering what Pavlova Gin tastes like (other than happiness, obviously) it contains hints of meringue, vanilla, passionfruit, kiwi fruit and strawberries, so it’s perfect in a summery cocktail jug (perhaps with a dash of raspberry syrup, soda water, sliced kiwi and passionfruit pulp). If you, like us, have left your Christmas shopping to the last minute, fret not – the fine folk have you covered with some seriously swoon-worthy gift-boxes that include a pair of Gatsby-esque gin glasses and some bite-sized meringues from Tarte to accompany.
Meanwhile, the culinary creatives over at Tarte Bakery & Cafe are honouring the unique flavour of the seasonal sip with a limited-edition single-serve pavlova that incorporates a rich mango-and-gin gel. Encased in a soft meringue, the festive treat is topped with creme patissiere, fresh mango, passionfruit and lime zest. The pint-sized pav is here for a good time not a long one. So, if you’re keen to stick a spoon in, get along to Tarte in Burleigh Heads post-haste!
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