When is World Gin Day 2021?

Glass of gin tonic with lemon. Picture: GETTY IMAGES/ISTOCKPHOTO

World Gin Day 2021 is coming up in June - Credit: Getty Images/iStockphoto

World Gin Day is fast approaching so whether you enjoy a classic drink with ice and a slice or one of the growing variety of flavoured gin varieties here's everything you need to know. 

What is World Gin Day?

The event looks to celebrate all things gin and help bars and brands to engage with gin lovers. 

World Gin Day began back in 2009 and takes place every second Saturday in June.

The new distillery sits just metres away from Aldeburgh beach Picture: SARAH LUCY BROWN

Fishers Gin is made in Aldeburgh - Credit: Archant

When is this year's event?

This year's event will be held on June 12. 

What is done to mark World Gin Day?

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Celebrations are being held around the world to mark the event including the UK's largest virtual G & T where special craft gins will be showcased. 

Adnams' new Copper House Pink Gin is a twist on their . Picture: Adnams

Copper House Pink Gin - one of the varieties made by Southwold-based Adnams - Credit: Archant

Does Suffolk have its own gin brands?

Suffolk is home to a number of popular gin brands from Southwold based Adnams Copper House to Fishers Gin which is made in Aldeburgh and the range offered by the House of Suffolk Distillery at Bacton and more.

Check out our comprehensive guide of East Anglian gins for more local gin makers.  

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