ASDA has launched three new festive gins for Christmas 2019

Delicious with tonic, lemonade or with a splash of Prosecco

ASDA has launched three new festive gins following the sell-out success of its Gingerbread gin last year. Flavours include a mince pie liqueur and a winter spiced gin.

It may only be October but we can already hear the joyful tune of gin-gle bells in the distance. With less that 100 days until the big day, we can’t be the only ones starting to think of Christmas and preparing our shopping lists according to all the exciting supermarket launches?

We've already told you about Iceland’s all-in-one Christmas Dinner pie and did you miss the big Quality Street announcement?

But if you’re one of the nation’s self-confessed gin lovers, we’ve got all the details of an exciting new launch you won’t want to miss.

ASDA have announced they will be selling three new festive gins after the sell-out success of its gingerbread gin liqueur last year.

Joining the Christmas range is the Extra Special Winter Spiced gin with Cranberry and Clementine. It’s triple distilled and costs £18 a bottle - delicious served over lots of ice mixed with tonic water or lemonade.

Credit: ASDA

There are also two brand new gin liqueurs launching, which will likely be a big hit with those who have a sweet tooth.

The mince pie gin liqueur is just £10 a bottle and tastes just like the traditional festive treat. Asda's experts recommend pairing it with the Extra Special Clementine and Cinnamon tonic for the perfect Christmas party cocktail.

Read more: The best non-chocolate advent calendars for 2019

Finally, there is the toasted marshmallow gin liqueur, also priced at £10, which promises the taste of warm comforting marshmallows with every sip. It’s also great paired with Prosecco for fun, fizzy, festive drink.

Those who loved the glittery gingerbread gin liqueur will also be pleased to hear that it’s making a return and will priced at £10 alongside the rest of the liqueur range.

Speaking about the festive gin collection Ed Sowerby, Asda gin product developer, said: “Gin continues to be a favourite with our customers, especially around the festive season where gifts and something to impress guests with is top of customers’ agendas, so we’re proud of the innovation which has gone into creating our latest festive spirits.

“We wanted to make sure that there was a seasonal sip for every palate, and we’re sure that our customers will love our latest additions to the Extra Special gin collection.”

Jessica Ransom
Senior Food Writer

Jessica is a freelance food writer, stylist and recipe tester. She previously worked as Senior Food Writer at Future. While at Future Jessica wrote food and drink-related news stories and features, curated product pages, reviewed equipment, and developed recipes that she then styled on food shoots. She is an enthusiastic, self-taught cook who adores eating out and sharing great food and drink with friends and family. She has completed the Level 1 Associate course at the Academy of Cheese and is continually building on her knowledge of beers, wines, and spirits.