Tag Archives: gin

Nirvana – A Visit to Pinckney Bend Distillery

In keeping with the name of this blog I think it appropriate I relate the story of our little road-trip to my favorite gin maker over the July 4th weekend. As many of you know, I am a gin snob … Continue reading

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The Rise of Craft Distilleries (out of the bathtub and into polite company!)

I am a gin snob and proud of this! If you had told me a year ago that I would be extolling the virtues of a gin produced deep in Daniel Boone country I would have pronounced you crazy. However, … Continue reading

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Fun Miscellany – Gin and Royalty

As a member of the British Commonwealth I thought it appropriate to post some Fun Miscellany regarding favorite royal libations in acknowledgment of the royal nuptials later this week.  The late, and much loved, HM Queen Mother had a known … Continue reading

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Fun Miscellany

The classic dry martini is 6 parts gin to 1 part dry vermouth. Ernest Hemingway favored 15 parts gin to 1 part vermouth. The British prefer to just wave the bottle of vermouth over the glass and look toward France! … Continue reading

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