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PROMOTION Dule Eperi GIN Thrings Eats... with Andy Daniels, Gorilla Spirits Sally Pike, a Partner in the Romsey office of the law firm Thrings, meets a former corporate salesman who turned a life-long passion for creating recipes into a second career. ((| tdoesn't matter where you are in life, you're never too old to start something." says Andy Daniels. introduced to the landowners here, who were in the formative stages of diversification," adds Andy. "They wanted to turn the land into a long term asset As "Chief Gorilla" at Gorilla GIN KEVERENCK Spirits, he was in his 50s when he GIN closed off a career in IT corporate sales with a plan to launcha business serving up artisan spirits with an ethical twist. rather than just selling it off for development - they're building for the future. It's very good to be a part of that." Andy's passion for quality is matched by a belief in social responsibility. For every bottle sold, the business donates El to Ik was quite a leap, but one which felt natural to Andy. "I was brought up by my mum in a single-parent family in the 1970s, of a nice summer evening with a sundowner in hand, enjoying it in the company of friends, as opposed to something that people are going to deeply analyse." Silverback Gin was a success and Gorilla Spirits now produces more varieties of gin, as well as vodka, rum and a coffee liqueur. and she had a lot of influence on the Gorilla Organization which protects the mountain gorilla in its home habitats in Rwanda. me. By the time I was 161 had a huge collection of cookery books and magazines, and that love of everything to do with food and drink stayed with me." The end of Andy's corporate Uganda and Congo. Andy calls this donation "GAT" - Gorilla Added Tax - and it is one of his company's top three costs. "Ihave a fundamental belief that businesses of all shapes and sizes need to focus beyond simply making profit." he says. "We all need to be conscious of the part we play in the woeld at large and how to make our contribution a positive one." The drinks are sold into bars, career came in the mid-2000s restaurants and supermarkets as the craft gin movement was throughout the UK, with some exported abroad. Every bottle is produced at the company's home, a converted workshop on farmland in Upton Grey, Basingstoke. Upstairs is a bar used for the company's gin schools, where guests choose ingredients to make a bottle to take home. just beginning to gather pace. After four years in research and development, he launched Gorilla Spirits and its first product, Silverback Gin. "What I saw in the gin market was a lot of focus being put on juniper, and I wanted to create a drink that was a lot more Countryside Education TrustP approachable. I had the vision "We were very lucky to be THRINGS ih support of the For more intormation about Thrings solicitors, ploase visit www.thrings.com Countyside Education Tst PROMOTION Dule Eperi GIN Thrings Eats... with Andy Daniels, Gorilla Spirits Sally Pike, a Partner in the Romsey office of the law firm Thrings, meets a former corporate salesman who turned a life-long passion for creating recipes into a second career. ((| tdoesn't matter where you are in life, you're never too old to start something." says Andy Daniels. introduced to the landowners here, who were in the formative stages of diversification," adds Andy. "They wanted to turn the land into a long term asset As "Chief Gorilla" at Gorilla GIN KEVERENCK Spirits, he was in his 50s when he GIN closed off a career in IT corporate sales with a plan to launcha business serving up artisan spirits with an ethical twist. rather than just selling it off for development - they're building for the future. It's very good to be a part of that." Andy's passion for quality is matched by a belief in social responsibility. For every bottle sold, the business donates El to Ik was quite a leap, but one which felt natural to Andy. "I was brought up by my mum in a single-parent family in the 1970s, of a nice summer evening with a sundowner in hand, enjoying it in the company of friends, as opposed to something that people are going to deeply analyse." Silverback Gin was a success and Gorilla Spirits now produces more varieties of gin, as well as vodka, rum and a coffee liqueur. and she had a lot of influence on the Gorilla Organization which protects the mountain gorilla in its home habitats in Rwanda. me. By the time I was 161 had a huge collection of cookery books and magazines, and that love of everything to do with food and drink stayed with me." The end of Andy's corporate Uganda and Congo. Andy calls this donation "GAT" - Gorilla Added Tax - and it is one of his company's top three costs. "Ihave a fundamental belief that businesses of all shapes and sizes need to focus beyond simply making profit." he says. "We all need to be conscious of the part we play in the woeld at large and how to make our contribution a positive one." The drinks are sold into bars, career came in the mid-2000s restaurants and supermarkets as the craft gin movement was throughout the UK, with some exported abroad. Every bottle is produced at the company's home, a converted workshop on farmland in Upton Grey, Basingstoke. Upstairs is a bar used for the company's gin schools, where guests choose ingredients to make a bottle to take home. just beginning to gather pace. After four years in research and development, he launched Gorilla Spirits and its first product, Silverback Gin. "What I saw in the gin market was a lot of focus being put on juniper, and I wanted to create a drink that was a lot more Countryside Education TrustP approachable. I had the vision "We were very lucky to be THRINGS ih support of the For more intormation about Thrings solicitors, ploase visit www.thrings.com Countyside Education Tst

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