Tigers are also hosting a special ‘Meet the New Guys’ cocktail evening on September 25 at Welford Road. Burleighs mixologists will be on hand with demonstrations and lessons for all to get involved as well as a Q&A with Tigers newest signings for the 2018/19 season. Tickets can be purchased at leicestertigers.com.
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. Andrea Pinchen, commercial director at Leicester Tigers, 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”. Matt Payne, Burleighs managing director, 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.
“We’re delighted that two of our KuKu Connect Leicestershire members have joined forces to produce yet another delicious and unique gin. The Burleighs gin success story is very much part of Leicestershire and continues to build fans on an international level. We look forward to tasting the new gin ourselves! Congratulations to Burleighs and Leicester Tigers” Stephen Goddard, Managing Director, KuKu Connect.