Gin

Bee’s Knees Cocktail Recipe

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An easy-drinking classic, the Bee’s Knees is a simple three part cocktail that combines gin, lemon and honey. It’s a product of the Prohibition era, when bathtub gin needed a good dose of citrus and sugar to be palatable. Back…

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Fight Malaria with 1897 Quinine Gin

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There’s a new gin in town, and it goes by the name 1897 Quinine Gin. 1897 is the year that Sir Ronald Ross made a breakthrough discovery that laid the foundation for fighting malaria. And the gin itself utilizes cinchona…

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london no 1 gin

The London No 1 Gin Review

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Putting “No 1” on your bottle is pretty bold, especially when you’re a London gin that’s competing with a horde of other fine London-style gins. And when you’re owned by a Spanish company (Gonzalez Byass) that primarily makes wines and…

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St. Augustine New World Gin Review

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You know gin. It’s that juniper-forward spirit distilled from grains. Usually. But in this case, it’s a citrus-forward spirit distilled from sugar cane. It comes to us from St. Augustine Distillery in Florida, so suddenly this whole thing makes sense….

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Tanquery Introduces Bloomsbury Gin

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Tanqueray has something new for us with the limited release of Tanqueray Bloomsbury Gin. This juniper-forward expression comes from Master Distiller Tom Nichol, who found inspiration for this gin from an old Tanqueray family recipe dating back to about 1880….

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Ungava Canadian Gin Review

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Canadian Gin. That’s not something you hear too often, but the category has become more populated and more impressive in recent years. And here we are with a bottle of Ungava, a new gin that’s produced by Quebec-based Domaine Pinnacle….

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anchor old tom gin

Anchor Distilling Releases Old Tom Gin

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In promising gin news, Anchor Distilling Company has just announced a new product: Anchor Old Tom Gin. This is the third gin from Anchor, as they’re currently producing Junipero and Genevieve. Anchor Old Tom Gin is pot-distilled with juniper berries,…

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monkey47 gin

A Look at Monkey 47 Gin

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I’ve never been a huge fan of monkeys, little troublemakers that they are. But fortunately, in the drinks world, monkey is becoming code for delicious. At least, it was on Wednesday when I had the pleasure of sipping a Monkey…

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Brockmans Gin Review

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The newest gin to cross our desk is called Brockmans, and it’s billed as an “intensely smooth, premium gin” that’s made with a unique blend of botanicals. Now, if “intensely smooth” sounds confusing and somewhat contradictory, well, we agree. But…

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Genius Gin Review

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Genius Gin hails from Austin, TX, where the relative newcomer is making two gins as two different proofs — a standard 45% ABV and a navy strength 57% ABV. Genius Gin is creating their product entirely in-house, rather than sourcing…

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glenmorangie ealanta

This Week in Booze

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Glenmorangie Ealanta Named “World Whisky of the Year” In the latest edition of Jim Murray’s “Whisky Bible,” the renowned guide named Glenmorangie Ealanta the best whiskey in the world. Impressive. In fact, Glenmorangie Ealanta received the Whisky Bible’s highest ever…

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Bombay Sapphire East Gin Review

Bombay Sapphire East Gin Review

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Bombay Sapphire East is a twist on the original Bombay Sapphire Gin. The main difference here is the addition of two more botanicals — Thai lemongrass and Vietnamese black peppercorns — to the 10 botanicals already present in Sapphire. The…

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Beefeater Launches Burrough's Reserve Gin

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This week Beefeater Gin announced the launch of Burrough’s Reserve, a new gin that’s rested in oak barrels before bottling. This is Beefeater’s first permanent addition to their product range since Beefeater 24 launched in 2008. Alhough, while Beefeater 24…

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