In the probably last spirited news for 2016 we take a closer look at a great mix of new arrivals at the blog. Yes, there is no escaping the omnipresent gin! Yet, the bottle in … Read more
There are different ways of adding elements of another drink to a cocktail, aging, infusions, fat-washing… Still, one of the easiest ways is prepairng a syrup containing some of the ingredients used in the original … Read more
Finally, it seems to have caught on with spirit start-ups that the next new gin might not be the best way to start your venture. Besides the already featured German rum, Birds Weissbrand is another … Read more
After the Original Dark and the Black Cask the Barbados 5 Years Rum is the third bottle from the French Plantation rum series I am featuring here on my blog. Now you might suspect that … Read more
It seems like I have neglected this category for quite some time now. Something has to be done against that! Luckily I was just experimenting with a cordial recipe, which is the perfect opportunity to … Read more
It took my a while, but now I finally managed to create a cocktail containing my homemade liquorice syrup! I had a few ideas for twists on classic cocktails. However, this one was a spur … Read more
It’s been a while since I last shared a homemade recipe with you. Finally the wait is over: I found the time to make some liquorice syrup. Find out how to make some delicious bittersweet … Read more
After the Tonic Water Tasting, I asked myself how homemade Tonic Water would stand up to the test. This actually was something I wanted to try for a long time now. … Read more
One important recipe I forgot to give you during Tiki month: Homemade Orgeat. Throw out your amaretto like almond syrups, this one is different and better in almost every way.
If you didn’t notice before: Vanilla is one of my favorite flavors. I’m talking about real vanilla here, not the cloyingly sweet vanilla flavor you know from ice cream or stuff like that.