• Added: 12th July 2019
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Franklin & Sons and Manchester Gin win gold at The International Spirits Challenge 2019

Franklin & Sons and Manchester
Gin have been awarded a Gold Medal in the Tasting Category at the International
Spirits Challenge
(ISC) 2019 for their G&T can – Manchester Gin Raspberry Infused
Perfectly Paired with Sicilian Lemon Tonic from Franklin & Sons. Such an accolade from the ISC is
regarded to be the most respected and sought after in the drinks industry, due
to the stringent nature of the judging process. 

Franklin & Sons and Manchester
Gin passed a scrupulous blind tasting by a world-renowned panel of specialist
judges. The quality of Franklin & Sons and Manchester Gin’s craftsmanship
and liquid is reflected by this superb result.

An imaginative twist on the classic, Manchester Gin Raspberry Infused is
perfectly paired with Franklin & Sons Sicilian Lemon Tonic Water to create
a refreshingly different G&T. The subtly sweet flavour of raspberries
beautifully balances the citrus burst of Sicilian lemons to make this
combination wonderfully innovative. The pre-mixed G&T is 5.5% ABV and comes
in a stylish 250ml pink and rose gold can, available online at Gin Kiosk for

Rosie Crossman, Franklin & Sons Brand Manager explains: “We are
delighted to be awarded Gold by ISC. The accolade cements our position as
leaders in premium RTS flavour innovation. Working with Manchester Gin; friends
and like-minded advocates of quality and craft, to co-create the perfectly
balanced gin and tonic has been a pleasure. Watch this space for our next
flavour innovation.”

Jen Wiggins, Manchester Gin Co-Founder adds: “We’re over the moon that our
collaboration with Franklin & Sons has been awarded Gold by the ISC. We
have found the perfect partnership for our RTD development in Franklin &
Sons, who share our love of exquisite flavours and quality, and value innovation
in their product development.”