- Telephone 0131 225 3265
- Opening times Mon–Sat 10am–6pm; Sun 11.30am–5pm.
- Website www.demijohn.co.uk
For those not in the know, a demijohn is a large bulbous glass bottle used to store liquids and it's the method of choice for Edinburgh's liquid deli of the same name. Filling these laboratory-esque decanters are a colourful array of liqueurs, spirits, single malts, vinegars and oils, from small, artisan producers across the UK. These range from fruity brandies to precious 25-year-old Modena balsamic vinegar – probably the best you’ll find in Scotland (as it should be at £50/100ml). Balsamics excluded, a try-before-you-buy attitude is encouraged, as is bringing back your shapely glass bottles to re-fill, saving unnecessary waste and also a little money. They’re the only place you’ll find most of these liquids, not least their new Demijonnie Gin and own-blend scotch.
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