Brighton Gin is launching a 35cl half-bottle version in time for Christmas.

The new size, which will retail at £22, is the latest addition to the Brighton Gin range and like others in the portfolio all bottles are filled, waxed and labelled by hand.

Half bottles will be on sale from local independent retailers in the Brighton area from 30 October, and these will sit alongside the full-sized 70cl variants and 5cl stocking-filler miniatures, which retail at £5 a bottle.

The company has also released a number of cocktail suggestions for the festive season, including a Mulled Gin and the Apple and Blackberry Crumble – the Ginble – to help drive sales outside of the summer months.

Brighton Gin is made from 100% organic grain spirit, juniper, fresh orange and lime peel, locally-grown coriander seed and milk thistle.