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The Best Supermarket Gin Offers - Gin Prices Across the UK

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Gin is so in right now. From a classic G&T to a more adventurous cocktail, Mother's Ruin is becoming more of a staple than ever - and the supermarkets have taken notice...

That's why we decided to take an in-depth look at the offering across the nation's favourite supermarkets, digging up the best value gins and most appropriate pricing to allow you to enjoy the new top tipple on a budget.

  • Aldi’s award-winning Oliver Cromwell London Dry Gin (1L) retails at £14.19, making it 35p per measure and the best value for money gin available via the supermarket
  • Tesco and ASDA boast the best choice for value for money gins, both with 5 options among the top 20 on offer
  • In 2018, there are a whopping 197 different gin varieties to choose from, compared to 105 in 2017!
  • Pink gin and other flavoured gins have exploded in popularity, 61 out of the 113 new gin varieties are flavoured!

The UK's Best Price Gin from Supermarkets

Aldi gin seems to be the best value consistently, offering the lowest price for a 70cl and 1l bottle in the form of its Oliver Cromwell Dry Gin.

ASDA gin is also well priced, particularly when it comes to the brands - Bombay London Dry gin is the best value branded gin available across the leading chains. Aldi offers the best budget sloe gin at 55p for a single measure.

When it comes to the smaller bottles, ASDA and Tesco jointly offer the best price - ensuring you won't spend well over the odds if you need a small bottle to take away with you.

Best value for money gin available in the supermarket

Aldi

Oliver Cromwell London Dry Gin (1l)

35p per measure (£14.19 per bottle)

Best value for money branded gin (excludes own brand)

ASDA

Bombay London Dry (1l)

40p per measure (£16 per bottle)

Lowest price for 35cl bottle

ASDA / Tesco

ASDA London Dry Gin (35cl) / Tesco London Dry Gin (35cl)

41p per measure (£5.70 per bottle)

Lowest price for 70cl bottle

Aldi

Oliver Cromwell London Dry Gin (70cl)

36p per measure (£9.97 per bottle)

Lowest price for 1l bottle

Aldi

Oliver Cromwell London Dry Gin (1l)

35p per measure (£14.19 per bottle)

Best value for money sloe gin available in the supermarket

Aldi

Oliver Cromwell Sloe Gin (50cl)

55p per measure (£10.99 per bottle) 

Best value for money flavoured gin available in the supermarket ASDA Greenall's Wild Berry Gin (70cl) 52p per measure (£14.50)

It also pays to do your research before heading to your local supermarket to shop for your favourite branded gin, as you may not be getting the best deal…

Product

Cheapest supermarket price

Most expensive supermarket price

Gordon’s Special London Dry Gin (1l)

Waitrose / Morrisons - 45p per measure (£18 per bottle)

Sainsbury’s - 49p per measure (£19.50 per bottle)

Bombay Sapphire Gin (70cl)

Morrisons - 57p per measure (on offer at £16 per bottle)

Sainsbury's - 79p per measure (£22 per bottle)

Greenall's Gin (1L)

Sainsbury’s - 43p per measure (£17 per bottle)

Tesco / ASDA - 49p per measure (19.50 per bottle)

It pays to go for larger sizes when it comes to value alone, with all of the top ten best value for money bottles coming in at 75cl or over. Tesco and ASDA boast the best choice for value for money gins, both with five options among the top 20 on offer.

And where does taste come into this? Well Aldi’s Oliver Cromwell London Dry Gin occupies the top slots (1l and 70cl varieties) and was the proud winner of a gold medal at the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC) last summer, outperforming other competitors in a blind taste test, showing you don’t always have to pay the big bucks for best taste.


Additional Money-saving Gin Hacks

  • If you’re buying Buying Bombay Sapphire from Sainsbury’s, it's cheaper to buy a 700ml per measure than the 1L
  • Tesco's Dry London Gin and ASDA's London Dry Gin (own brand) are the same price per measure in 1l as 1.5L

Best Value Gin by Retailer

Best Value Aldi Gin: Oliver Cromwell London Dry Gin (1l) - 35p per measure

Best Value Tesco Gin: Windsor Castle London Dry Gin (70cl) - 36p per measure

Best Value ASDA Gin: ASDA London Dry (1.5l) - 37p per measure

Best Value Sainsbury’s Gin: Sainsbury’s Basics (70cl) - 38p per measure

Best Value Morrison's Gin:  Morrison’s London Dry Gin (70cl) - 39p per measure

Best Value Waitrose Gin: Waitrose London Dry Gin (1l) - 41p per measure

Best Value Ocado Gin: Waitrose Dry London Gin (1l) - 41p per measure

Best Value Iceland Gin: Belgravia London Dry Gin (70cl) - 43p per measure  


Hendricks Gin Prices at the Supermarkets

Hendricks is one of the most popular gin brands for your average drinker, toeing the line perfectly between affordability and quality and offering a refreshing drink at an acceptable price. Dreamy.

In terms of the prices at each retailer, though?

Supermarket Size Price
ASDA Hendricks Gin 70cl £28
Tesco Hendricks Gin 70cl £28
Ocado Hendricks Gin 70cl £28
Sainsbury's Hendricks Gin 70cl £28
Waitrose Hendricks Gin 70cl £28
Morrisons Hendricks Gin 70cl £28
ASDA Hendricks Gin 35cl £19
Tesco Hendricks Gin 35cl £19
Ocado Hendricks Gin 35cl £19
Sainsbury's Hendricks Gin 35cl £18
Waitrose Hendricks Gin 35cl £19
Morrisons Hendricks Gin 35cl £19

Pricing of Hendrick's Gin 70cl is identical across every supermarket.

But if you're after a smaller bottle, opting for Sainsbury's will mean you save!


Gordons Gin Prices at the Supermarkets

Highly refreshing and utterly crisp, Gordons is the stuff great G&Ts (not to mention a host of cocktails) are made of. But before you go full Tom Cruise and start mixing your own Long Island Ice Tea, make sure you're getting your bottle for the cheapest price:

Supermarket Size Price
Morrisons Gordons Gin 1l £18
Waitrose Gordons Gin 1l £18
Sainsbury's Gordons Gin 1l £19.50
Ocado Gordons Gin 1l £19.50
Tesco Gordons Gin 1l £19.50
ASDA Gordons Gin 1l £19.50
Sainsbury's Gordons Gin 70cl £14
Tesco Gordons Gin 70cl £14.50
Ocado Gordons Gin 70cl £14.50
Iceland Gordons Gin 70cl £14.75
ASDA Gordons Gin 70cl £15.50
Waitrose Gordons Gin 70cl £16
Morrisons Gordons Gin 70cl £16

Whoa there...that's quite a bit of variation! Looks like Sainsbury's (70cl), Morrisons (1l) and Waitrose (1l) are the places to get the best deal depending on what size you're after. Happy gin-ing!


Pink Gins

If you're after something different gin-wise, think pink! Pink gins are very much in vogue this year with 16 different varieties available in 2018, compared with only 3 last year!

The cheapest available is Tesco's Gordon's Premium Pink Distilled Gin (1l), at just 55p per measure and £22 a bottle. 


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