Gins are basically neutral spirit flavoured, either by compounding or distillation, with juniper and various other seeds, berries, roots, fruits and herbs.
After the First World War, the medical officer of Scotland's Fourth Black Watch told a hearing on shell shock, Had it not been for the rum ration, I do
Broadly speaking, cognac is by distilling wine made from Ugni Blanc grapes using double distillation in copper pot stills.
The following are newly released and other gin & genevers we've reviewed recently (newest at the top). Please click on product names for full tasting
One-time art student and contemporary cocktail alchemist Tony Conigliaro has always had a thing for bubbles. One of his signature drinks when he opened
As the name suggests, this Japanese gin is based on a corn and barley distillate made using a Vintage Coffey column still with botanicals including Japanese citrus fruits: Yuzu,...
Recently we had the pleasure of talking Mezcal with Asis Cortes Tepeztate and David Trampe. It was a day all about the emotion surrounding this spirit,
Genever, also known as jenever, jeneva, geneva and hollands, is a juniper-flavoured spirit from Holland and Belgium. Like gin, juniper is an obligatory
In Brazil, Cachaça is also marketed under the name caninha (‘little cane’) or as ‘aguardente de cana’, which means ‘distillate of cane’ but
Pisco is the Peruvian National spirit. It is made by distilling wine fermented from the fresh must of eight specific varieties of vines to produce a clear,
Blended Scotch Whisky, or 'Scotch' for short is by far the world's most popular whisky and accounts for well over 85% of all Scottish whisky. Although
There are over 100 different single malt whisky distilleries in Scotland, each producing their own distinctively different whiskies. However, broadly speaking
Named after the town of the same name about forty miles west of Guadalajara in the Mexican state of Jalisco, Tequila is a distilled spirit made from the
Until the end of 2006, U.S. legislation enacted in 1912 banning the sale of absinthe had proved impenetrable. Unlike the European bans which merely prohibited
According to the Maastricht Treaty, signed 7th February 1992 by the members of the European Community in the Dutch city of Maastricht, if a product can
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