craft gin

GINspiration: 10 gins you need to try this summer


Come on, I know whisky is legion around here (and no worries, it will always be…), but sometimes, other spirited universes have to explored, and I am quite happy to take this trip! Temperatures continue to rise (well… At least theorically ’cause the sky is pretty grey and cloudy today when I look at the window… But it’s not like I needed an excuse to write …

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My September Whisky Wishlist


Back-to-school season has already arrived (let’s pretend we’re still young and always ready to hit the dancefloors ‘til the sun comes up again…) and I’ve got some yummy liquid delights to put in your grown-up lunch boxes! Here’s a my September Whisky Wishlist : Willet’s Pot Still Reserve Bourbon A single barrel bourbon from Kentucky Bourbon Distillers, packaged in an unusual, and rather smart Pot …

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London long-overdue Drinks Market to kick off this week


As I was browsing through the web and visiting my usual “food & drink” information websites (my morning routine – just after grabbing a bowl of low-fat cereals –  since my college teachers forced me to “keep myself informed at all times” by sadistically preparing tricky writing tests about the latest news in ENTER THE NAME OF A RANDOM REMOTE TRIBE HERE), I came accross …

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Know your Gin Geography : 4 capitals, 4 gins !


Not a whisky post today as I wanted to introduce you to 4 amazing craft gins coming from 4 different countries ! Whether it is in fashion or spirits, trends often begin from big and dynamic cities before spreading the whole territory. On the menu of today’s spirited geography class, I’m taking you to 4 buzzing cities producing their own juniper-based spirit, Seat back and …

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Black Button Distillery, small batch funky spirits of Rochester (NY)


A new face into Rochester culture, Black Button Distillery is the first craft distillery within city limits since prohibition. Found at 85 Railroad St., next door to Rochester staple brewery Rohrbach Brewing Company and just a block from the Rochester Public Market, Black Button is a small batch crowd-funded distillery producing whisky, gin, vodka, moonshine and even a barrel aged maple syrup for our sweet …

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Scotland to play central part in craft gin resurgence


Scotland is not only Scotch Whisky, it has now become a fast growing territory for a famous juniper-based spirit, gin.  But if you think gin is a new trend over there, you’re wrong ! While it’s getting more and more popular amongst the young generations and trendy mixologists as a drink of choice, it was once more consumed in Scotland than whisky !  In the …

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