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Gin

Whether you like it in a punch, cocktail or tonic, the spirit has a broad variety of uses. Explore the juniper-based liquor with our vast selection of drink recipes.

How to Make the Summer Bloody Mary of Your Dreams

A fresh, light Bloody Mary recipe is perfect for summer, and starts with fresh tomatoes, but doesn't have to stop there. The Bloody Mary may be the ultimate brunch cocktail, and they're good all year...

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Discovering Moscow Mule Drinks?

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by thomas_avad 1 year ago

I'd like to give a try for the first time experimenting with Moscow mule drinks. I'm not a fan of vodka, still want to try this. I bought a set of copper mugs and want to have the fun from it, what...

Difference between syrups and mixers

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by achenn 1 year ago

Hi, I'm exploring the world of bottled cocktail ingredients - syrups and mixers in particular. Across the number of brands I've sampled from, I've noticed the syrups tend to be about +2x as thick a...

The Perfect Martini

eatapotamusNola
by eatapotamusNola 2 years ago

1. Scrub the entire inside and rim of the glass with an unpeeled lemon to smear the lemon oil on the glass (being very careful not to press too hard or you’ll end up with broken glass in your finge...

Cork Irish Gin: where?

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by Tony Miller 11 years ago

My dad was an inspired amateur bartender, and took particular care in refining his martini recipe. After a number of years of using Beefeater gin, he changed to Cork Irish Gin, and used it for the ...

bloody mary gin vs. vodka

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by amdoyne 11 years ago

Now I know traditionally a Bloody Mary comes with Vodka but I feel like that leaves the drink watered down in flavor and lacking something. I've been recently taking all of my bloody mary's with gi...

Best "cheap" gin?

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by scratchie 9 years ago

I like Tanqueray just fine, but the last time I was in the liquor store, I was considering whether I really need to buy a "premium" brand if I'm just going to mix it with tonic (that's pretty much ...

Sugar content of liqueurs

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by Haroold 2 years ago

Determining the sugar content of liqueur is not an easy task. Hydrometers and refractometors do not give anywhere close to accurate results when water, alcohol, and sugar and present in a mixture....

Suggestions for unique bottles on the west coast (Oregon)?

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by jtbeck419 2 years ago

Hello! We live in the midwest but a relative of mine is on a road trip and currently staying on the Oregon coast. Can anyone suggest unique or local bottles that I can tell her to bring back? ...

Mr. & Mrs. cocktails for wedding reception

Tehama
by Tehama 4 years ago

Hey there libatious hounds! Our wedding day is right around the corner and I'd like to do the trendy "Mr. and Mrs." cocktails at the bar. I believe my sweetie has selected a mojito for the "...

Gin and tonic Info please

foodseek
by foodseek 4 years ago

I recently returned from vacation in Italy and Switzerland. When ordering gin and tonic (favorite summer drink) at restaurants/bars, the drink was served with gin over ice, sometimes with lime or c...

Cocktail garnishes, such as dried botanicals (rosebuds, herbs, etc), dried fruits and fresh flowers

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by jillydonnell 2 years ago

I'm doing some research on cocktail garnishes, such as dried botanicals (rosebuds, herbs, etc), dried fruits and fresh flowers, etc. What are your thoughts on a seasonal collection/mixture of th...

Monopolowa Vienna Dry Gin - anybody tried it?

alanbarnes
by alanbarnes 10 years ago

Summertime, and gin is the liquor of choice in the Barnes household. G&Ts, gimlets, negronis, americanos, and of course martinis (like Papa, they make me feel civilized). I saw this stuff at Trad...

A good gin and tonic

steve h.
by steve h. 8 years ago

A good gin and tonic can be a very good thing as temps test three digits. Deb dragged me to Whole Foods awhile back. My single purchase was a bottle of tonic water: Q Tonic to be precise. They c...

ANSI Standard for dry martinis

stevewi
by stevewi 2 years ago

See: http://www.niso.org/apps/group_public/download.php/6140/K100.1-1974%20-%20American%20National%20Standard%20Safety%20Code%20%26%20Requirements%20for%20Dry%20Martinis%20.pdf Takeaway: 16 ...

Gin Tasting? What to serve?

YAYME
by YAYME 2 years ago

I'd like to have gin tasting party. have four distinct kinds of gin: Old Tom, London Dry, Genver, and a local light & citrus-y gin called Sly Fox. I want to serve finger to food pair with or offset...

St. George Terroir

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by tim irvine 3 years ago

Anyone tried this? If so, anyone been brave/crazy enough to try it in a martini? It is very good, IMHO, but you can smell the forest from across the room when you open the bottle. I know the Terr...

Gin advent calendars to count down to Christmas

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

"...Gin fans will be rejoicing up and down the country - because you can now buy an advent calender filled with 24 different gins. London company Gin Foundry scour countries in search of the ver...

Help I can't chooses which Gin to use for a Gin and Tonic

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by Sami7 3 years ago

Which brand of Gin is better for a Gin and Tonic, Tanqueray No.10 or Hendricks Gin? Also between Bombay Saphire and The regular Tanqueray Gin, which do you think makes a better Gin and Tonic. Th...

Need Help in choosing which brand of Gin

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by Sami7 3 years ago

Which brand of Gin should I use for Gin and Tonic, Beefeater Gin or Bombay Sapphire?