Leicester Tigers fans can combine their love of rugby with a popular tipple as the club unveils an exciting partnership with Burleighs Gin. Distilled in Leicestershire, the launch has been marked with the creation of a unique ‘Leicester Tigers Gin’ which is inspired by the club’s famous red, white and green stripes.

Tigers players Greg Bateman and Tatafu-Polota Nau dropped by the 45 West bar on Hotel St, Leicester, to showcase the new-look gin with Burleighs staff.

Alive with silver birch, dandelion, burdock and elderberry, the Burleighs Gin recipe is inspired by the Leicestershire woodland in which the distillery is housed. Incredibly vibrant and refreshing, the Leicester Tigers gin is perfect for a classic gin & tonic.

Leicester Tigers Gin will be priced at £35 and joins Burleighs signature collection of London Dry Gin, Export Strength, Distillers Cut Gin, Pink Edition and Leicester Dry Gin.Commercial Director at Leicester Tigers, Andrea Pinchen, said: “Gin has risen in popularity in recent years so it’s hugely exciting to be able to work with a successful local distiller in Burleighs to create our own Leicester Tigers offering.

Having worked closely with Matt Payne and his team, we’re proud to support the Leicestershire business and, with a huge mix of fans around the world, our gin-lovers won’t be disappointed.”

Burleighs Managing Director, Matt Payne, added: “It’s a huge honour to partner with one of world’s elite sporting teams to create a unique gin offering. Our business has long been an advocate of supporting local businesses and teaming up with Leicester Tigers is something for the county to be very proud of.”Leicester Tigers and Burleighs will offering exclusive competitions and gin experiences to season ticket holders and fans throughout the season.

Source & Image : www.leicestertigers.com

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