Craft Gin Club doubles subscribers in 18 months

Subscription service the Craft Gin Club reached the milestone of 100,000 members this month, boosted by the move to at-home drinking. Launched in 2015 by Jon Hulme and John Burke, the Craft Gin Club is the UK’s largest gin subscription service. In 2016, the founders secured an investment of £75,000 (US$98,500) on BBC television series Dragons’ Den. The UK-based club’s membership grew 66% in the last year to more than 100,000 gin drinkers. Hulme, co-founder and managing…

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Master of Malt launches whisky subscription club

Online retailer Master of Malt has launched Pour & Sip, a new monthly subscription service for whisky fans. Described as a “flexible platform for drinks discovery”, Pour & Sip is a monthly subscription club that offers five different 30ml drams. The bottlings have been selected by Master of Malt’s in-house team of whisky experts. The service aims to be inclusive and allow anyone of legal drinking age to enjoy the whiskies regardless of gender, ethnicity…

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Craft Gin Club nears 75% of £2m fundraising target

Subscription service the Craft Gin Club has raised almost 75% of its £2 million (US$2.6m) crowdfunding target, which will enable the business to achieve its expansion plans. The UK-based business launched its inaugural Gin Bond fundraising platform on 31 October 2019, which will close on 13 December. To date, the investment drive has raised nearly £1.5m (US$1.97m) – 73% of its goal. Proceeds from the Gin Bond will enable the Craft Gin Club to improve…

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