Oh My …..

WELL What can we say…. how has the World changed since the last time we caught up!! Remember the days when Corona meant this to us…

Like everyone
we feel as if we are in the set of a movie or a bad dream and just about to
wake up

I find that
keeping busy takes my mind off it – at least for a little while)However
missing some of the really small things that we normally take for granted – physical
contact with friends and family, popping out for a coffee, missing going out
for meals

But on a
positive – It means much more exercise, more thinking time and I am so grateful
that me and my family and team are healthy

And of course
we will be forever grateful to the soldiers of today – the front line workers,
in the NHS, community care, police, firemen, supermarket workers and everyone
who is continuing to keep life running. 
THANK YOU – and a special mention to my daughter (Ellis) – she is a Community
Pharmacist.  I am so proud of her at this
very difficult time.

I was lucky
enough to get away for a (very) short break ahead of the lockdown.  We cut our trip short and came back just
before the announcement and could not believe how different the UK was when we
got back.   Business wise – restaurants
and bars all closed with confusion about who could stay open.   All events cancelled until at least the
middle of June (but likely to be restricted throughout the Summer).  All orders dried up – not just for Ellis Gin
but for many small businesses across the world!

Remember if you would like to order some Ellis Gin – we have some great online providers for the larger bottles and some fab gift sets that can be ordered via DM or by dropping an email to info@ellisgin.com.  We have something to fit every budget and every occasion and of course – we can post or deliver direct to the person you wish to receive.  Great for Birthdays, Special occasions or just as a little Thank You for being there.

We are
staying busy here at Ellis Gin – looking at ways to get through this situation
and planning for coming out the other end

  • We have increased our online presence – Craft56,
    Crafty Connoisseur, Masters of Malt, Etsy, Yumbles and Gin to My Tonic shop all
    now stock Ellis Gin- and of course you can also order direct by sending an
    email to Info@ellisgin.com
  • We are running fab competitions, collaborating with
    some of our amazing and inspiring friends.  
    Did you see our comp with BuzBeetonics. 
    So excited that Lisa who won the competition – was a nurse and when I
    let her know, she was at work and it was her birthday – she was very pleased!!
  • And cant wait for you to see our next collaboration
    – with The New Chocolate Company – Ellis Gin & Luxury Chocolates – now
    that’s a treat!! 
  • We have been teasing you for a little while about
    whats coming up.  Only because we are
    excited to be working on Ellis Gin No.5 – keep a look out on our social media
    to see how you can get your hands on it – there will be a special announcement
    on the 5th of May (5/5 – Ellis No. 5).  All the 5’s….
  • Next week – we are also launching our Ellis Girls
    Night Gin events.  Lets make use of the
    technology and have ‘staying in’ as the new ‘going out’.   You and
    up to 6 of your friends will receive an ‘Ellis Girls Night GIN pack’.  All you need to do is schedule your Zoom or
    Facebook Video Call, we’ll supply the gin and you have the laugh.  Could be
  • your school friends,
  • your work mates,
  • your uni friends,
  • your book club,
  • your Zumba class. 
  • It’s a great way to have fun and get
    through this!!  Look out for more
    info on Facebook and Instagram

Remember to
follow @Ellis Gin on facebook and instagram and keep abreast of everything we
are doing – join our community and have fun with Gin and stay in and stay close
to each other.  We need each other to get us through the next few months

And lastly – another big SHOUT OUT to all our ‘Key Workers’ – keeping the country running and looking after us.  And everyone should set a target that they have at least one act of kindness every day.  Some of the act of kindness stories -have been truly inspiring and every time I hear something it restores my faith in man (and woman) kind.

Take Care and
Stay Safe

Carol

Ellis Gin Cocktails

Ellis gin is a small batch Scottish gin carefully crafted in Glasgow. Mixed with hand-selected botanicals and macerated to create beautiful colours. Ellis was originally created as the base to our really successful Ready to Drink Gin Cocktail - previously called Gin&Mix - now been rebranded to be called Ellis Gin Cocktails Ellis was originally launched with two coloured flavored gins - designed to be different. In June 2019 we then launched Ellis Gin No.4 "Pink Shimmer". Ellis is a delight to all the senses. Beautiful vibrant colours - some even reveal new colours when mixer is added! Ellis Gin provides a delight to the adventurous palates and Gin connoisseurs alike.