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9 Common Drinking Myths – Busted!

9 Common Drinking Myths – Busted!

Every time someone tells me that they hate gin, I’m immediately suspicious. Why, you ask? Because when I press for further details, I usually discover that the person only thinks they hate gin. The reality is that they have no idea what they’re talking about. There’s a pattern with people who make these dismissive, unequivocal statements […]

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The GT&C [RECIPE]

The GT&C [RECIPE]

The Gin and Tonic is a drink most people can make with their eyes closed and while that can come in handy when you just need a reliable drink, that doesn’t make it very exciting. Until now. We’ve added muddled cucumber to the classic G&T to create a drink that is insanely refreshing, and incredibly […]

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7 Gins Bursting With Botanicals

7 Gins Bursting With Botanicals

What qualifies gin as “gin”? Juniper. That’s pretty much it. OK, well not entirely, but the one identifying characteristic of all gins is juniper. Without juniper, you’re drinking infused vodka (which, heads up, is exactly what gin is, plus juniper). Once you’ve got the juniper baseline, though, it’s a bit of a free-for-all in terms […]

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The Martini vs. The Manhattan

The Martini vs. The Manhattan

It seems slightly unnecessary to pit two classic cocktails against each other. It kind of feels like asking Meryl Streep and Sally Field to fight it out in the boxing ring. They’ve both earned their place in our collective national esteem. But understanding the differences — and several similarities — between these two classic cocktails will […]

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