My #MalfyMoment + A Giveaway

I only recently resurrected my love of gin, it’s been dormant for a while. But the gin scene has exploded worldwide and in South Africa there are distillers and parties and lots of gushing over garnishes all of a sudden, so it’s pretty clear – #GinIsIn.

I tried Malfy in December when I was stocking up for the festive season – I have to admit it was the sexy AF bottle which first caught my eye and that bottle (now empty) still graces the bar cart. But it was DELICIOUS – like seriously. If you’ve only ever tried the bog-standard gin you can get in the bottle store and then whinged afterwards that it made you melancholy, or you slurred after 1 glass (been there), then this is the gin to change that perception. Malfy is Italian, I’m part Italian, you see it’s a match made in heaven!

So when the Malfy SA team contacted me and asked if I want to do a bit of my own mixology with their tasty tipple I said HELL YES! And I’ve been taste testing for a few weeks now – Saturday’s have been such fun ;)
First up was a gin party with Kathrin Kidger and we went local and muddled ours with a bit of spekboom and lemon. Then we tried it with Fitch & Leedes pink tonic, grapefruit & rosemary and it was fabulous. Then we finished the bottle and everything was amazing… no just kidding, we were well behaved.

I also tried out some of the recipes they sent me and this was my fave:

2 tots MALFY Gin
4 large or 6 small ripe strawberries, quartered
2 leaves of basil, shredded
Soda Water
Combine the gin and 2 of the strawberries and muddle to combine. Add ice, the remaining strawberries and the basil. Top with soda and with 2 drops of bitters, then stir.

Now, you can win yourself a bottle of Malfy and create your very own #MalfyMoment :)

1. Follow Ask Ashe and Malfy Gin on facebook or instagram or both
2. Leave a comment on this post, or on either of the giveaway posts on my facebook & instagram pages
3. Tell me in the comment what your favourite Malfy Gin mix would be and include the hashtag #MalfyMoment
4. For extra entries you can tag a friend in any of the giveaway posts and include the hashtag #MalfyMoment
5. And share the love :)

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Giveaway ends at midday on Friday 7th July and winner will be contacted via the channel they entered on.
Please share, but don’t spam us!
Prize will be sent directly to winner by Malfy.
Winner has 15 working days to claim prize or it will be forfeited and another winner drawn.
Prize is not exchangeable for cash.
Entrants must be over 18.

Pics: supplied, stock & me.

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    Hayley Payne
    10th July 2017 at 7:44 AM

    Malfy with fentimens pink grapefruit tonic ice and a segment of grapefruit. #MalfyMoment

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    6th July 2017 at 3:38 PM

    Gin and dry lemon with lime slices and ice is my favourite! #MalfyMoment

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    Kim Dyer
    5th July 2017 at 7:00 PM

    Malfy gin (of course), crushed ice, pink tonic, some crushed and some bruised blueberries … puffed sweet corn on hand to contradict the cocktail tastebuds… toooo delish! #MalfyMoment

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    4th July 2017 at 8:57 PM

    Malfy is perfect with just ice and lemon ? ?. I’ve kept my empties too, this weekend I took the tops off and my mint is planted inside ready to go for the next G&T.

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    4th July 2017 at 8:42 PM

    This would work deliciously in a rooibos gin! Brew a rooibos tea concentrate, let it cool, then add gin and ice. Put a dash of fynbos honey to taste. Voila! Refreshing! Tried and tested!

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    Lynnith Andreou
    4th July 2017 at 7:38 PM

    Just tonic water with a splash of lime x

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    Brenda Fernandes
    4th July 2017 at 7:25 PM

    #MalfyMoment Sliced Cucumbers with Malfy and soda water or Tonic water or diet sprite

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    sasha naidoo
    4th July 2017 at 6:39 AM

    My #malfymoment would definitely include a slice of grapefruit and a sprig of fresh thyme. Cool for the Summer

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    4th July 2017 at 5:50 AM

    It would HAVE to be with my signature watermelon sorbet and fresh mint leaves. My favourite way to drink gin!

    I seriously need a #malfymoment in my life ??

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      Nicola Ashe
      10th July 2017 at 12:19 PM

      CONGRATS CL – you were chosen as my #MalfyMoment winner :)
      Please check your email for details of your prize x

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    Bronwyn Saayman
    3rd July 2017 at 8:00 PM

    Yes please

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    Nicole Naicker
    3rd July 2017 at 6:54 AM

    With soda water ,lime wedges and olives

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    2nd July 2017 at 3:24 PM

    Oh deliciousness! My mix is Malfy gin (of course) , crushed ice, mint leaves, a slice of lemon, orange juice + pineapple juice and a sliced strawberry as a garnish. Its rather refreshing and a taste sensation. #MalfyMoment

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    Louise Ganger
    1st July 2017 at 8:09 PM

    Dry lemon with lime slices and crushed ice will definitely do the trick for me. #MalfyMoment

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    Nonceba Lushaba
    30th June 2017 at 8:17 PM

    I love my gin with toni, ruby grapefruit segments and rosemary. Dried clemengold slices for garnishing the goblet! #MalfyMoment

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    Danya Ming Sun
    30th June 2017 at 4:00 PM

    Anything with Malfy Gin is my favourite and a #MalfyMoment bit if I must choose then it would be an amazing Long Island iced tea :)

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    Tamsin Walker
    30th June 2017 at 12:41 PM

    My favourite has to be a good tonic with rosemary and lemon. Simple, but just perfect flavours #malfymoment

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    Allison Robertson
    30th June 2017 at 11:30 AM

    Definitely a teaspoon of Msoba berries, a sprig of mint and Fitch and Leeds tonic! #malfymoment or with black peppercorns, a sprig of thyme and tonic

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    Nicole Andrews
    30th June 2017 at 11:01 AM

    I’ll take my gin with some apricot glaze, passion fruit juice, lime juice with crushed ice?? yes please ?? #MalfyMoment #MalfyGin #AskAshe

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    Roxanne Chutthergoon
    30th June 2017 at 9:47 AM

    Malfy Gin, Tonic Water and a slice of Grapefruit – Classic!
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    Losh Don Kisten
    30th June 2017 at 8:23 AM

    Malfy Gin
    Fitch & Leedes Indian Tonic
    Fresh cucumber ribbons
    Garnish with mint leaves and pomegranate seeds
    #MalfyMoment – cheeers to this

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    27th June 2017 at 2:42 PM

    Ooooh looks yummy. I love a pink gin, throw in some grated ginger, mint leaves and a slice of lime, and your on your way.

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    24th June 2017 at 2:45 PM

    I’ve also only just started loving the gin again – the flavored gin with syrups are delicious! We had an Elderflower one!

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      Nicola Ashe
      26th June 2017 at 9:28 AM

      ooh how yum Cals – that does sound delish!

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    Candice Vincent
    24th June 2017 at 3:35 AM

    Malfy gin, Fitch & Leedes pink tonic, raspberries, strawberries and blueberries… delicious ?? #MalfyMoment

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    Brenda Fernandes
    23rd June 2017 at 9:36 PM

    Some angostura bitters and a cucumber slice #MalfyMoment

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    minette beattie
    23rd June 2017 at 4:14 PM

    This would make my year! The combo of grapefruit and rosemary sounds good, otherwise enjoyed the old fashioned way>lemon and mint.#MalfyMoment

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    Tania Brewis
    23rd June 2017 at 12:53 PM

    Cocktail mixing Malfy Gin with Lemon Juice and Triple Sec – delicious!

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      Nicola Ashe
      23rd June 2017 at 12:58 PM

      nice twist with the triple sec! definitely going to try this!

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    23rd June 2017 at 12:34 PM

    definitely huge chunks of grapefruit and some beautiful pomogranate jewels! nomnomnom

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      Nicola Ashe
      23rd June 2017 at 12:57 PM

      ooh yum!!! grapefruit gives such a fab tang!

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    23rd June 2017 at 12:32 PM

    my favourite mix is Bitter Lemon

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      Nicola Ashe
      23rd June 2017 at 12:57 PM

      also one of my faves!

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      Nicola Ashe
      23rd June 2017 at 12:57 PM

      one of my faves too!

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    melissa cook
    23rd June 2017 at 12:17 PM

    Delish prize! Def with Fitch & Leedes pink tonic, and rasberries-give a glorious colour and a dash of sweet! Scrumptious

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      Nicola Ashe
      23rd June 2017 at 12:29 PM

      now that I’m going to give a try!

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    Tammi Dooley
    23rd June 2017 at 11:21 AM

    I feel like this would go perfectly with Dry lemon, some mint leaves and a few slices of lime!! sour minty cocktail – devine!!

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      Nicola Ashe
      23rd June 2017 at 12:12 PM

      ooh yum yes please!

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