Tried and Tested – Edible Cocktails

Once again, those at tried and tested have gone and delivered yet another new and interesting product for me to try and review.

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An edible cocktail by Smith and Sinclair, which is basically basically a giant Haribo sweet for adults.

It ran through my mind as to the purpose of these little delights, I cant help but think of someone in the office having a sneaky Gin Cocktail at their desk without anyone actually realising, or is that just me dreaming!

However when I read about the birth of the company, it all starts to make sense.

Designed to be served at adult pick ‘n’ mix dating events, it allows for a cocktail to be enjoyed, without the mess of the glass and nervous constant sipping – its actually ideal in that scenario (Or so I would assume!) Its a really fun way to enjoy a Gin Cocktail, however be aware, these are seriously adult sweets with an alcohol content of 7%, each sweet has approx half a shot of spirit contained within it.

The sweets available include Gin, Whisky, Vodka and even a Prosecco Sherbet Dipper, all of which would make such a great gift. I’m already making a list of all those that would absolutely love to receive the latter for Christmas!

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I was sent two sweets from the Gin Collection. The G & T Pastille is a soft a chewy jelly, which kind of reminded me of jelly fruits, but with a gin flavour. The outer is dusted with a Violet Sugar, which just took me pack to those tiny violet sweets you got as a kid.

I didn’t get these to begin with, but having tried them and thought about it, there is clearly a opening in the gift market, after all how many Prosecco sweets have you seen being sold.

You can read more about Smith and Sinclair’s range of edible cocktails here

 

*I was sent this product to try and review, courtesy of Tried and Tested. the thoughts and opinions are my own honest review.

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