Posts by Andrew Peerless

The Perfect No. 3 – Turicum Gin

thecocktail.blog🔹ANNONCE . The #tuesdayGT is back gents and gentsies💪 . This time straight out of Switzerland (gin that is) . This is a story about two gentlemen that one day, after a trip to London and some hazy clubs, decided to make their own version of Gin👏🏽 . After 8 months of perfecting the recipe,…

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Types of Gin

thecocktail.blog💡ANNONCE . It is a jungle out there that is for sure – regarding Gins🌴 . It often seems as if there are hundreds of different kinds of gin, but in reality there are not🧐 . There is 4 different kinds (maybe 5 or 6)🤓 . LONDON DRY GIN (LDG) This is what most people…

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The Stiff-ter with Berliner Brandstifter

thecocktail.blog📯ANNONCE . I don’t know bout you, but I do appreciate it when my bottles have hand-written information on it – like Batch info, bottle number, edition or even the name of the Distiller👌🏽 . It adds a nice personal touch to it, which I am a sucker for – especially when it comes to…

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Simple is often Better – Kalevala Navy Strength

thecocktail.blog💡ANNONCE . How is your week going so far? I hope it’s full of tasty crafted sips🍸 . Simple is often better – and todays sip confirmed just that☝️ . Reaching for the always excellent @kalevalagin especially their Navy Strength version, I knew I was in safe hands🤲🏼 . It became even safer when I…

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The Wood on the Hill

thecocktail.blog📯ANNONCE . I do enjoy a GT once in a while (every other day) – and when I make em I always do that little extra, that in my world, gives this timeless classic an extra dimension🔮 . It can be a wee touch of bitters, a dash of syrup, or simply how it’s garnished/infused⚗️…

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THE NIEMAND SERVE

thecocktail.blog⚜️ANNONCE/AD . #tuesdayGT . Do you always go for the “recommended servings”?🤓 . I really enjoy to push the limits in order to explore the full potential of a product (hopefully)🧐 . This is how I felt with the @niemandgin – the recommended servings were not suitable for my taste buds at all, so had…

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Raspberry Blush [The Cocktail Blog]

thecocktail.blog🌸ANNONCE/AD . Today I am gonna make you blush a wee bit😊 . Raspberry Blush that is😇 . @oxiginbotanicals made these little silk infusion bags that are incredibly fun to play with, in classic Gin & Tonic creations👍🏽 . In todays little number I am using the Raspberry blush, which will not only make you…

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A Brief History of Tonic Water

A Brief History of Tonic The rather bitter tonic water we know today has its roots in the use of quinine (the bark of the Peruvian cinchona tree, dried and powdered) as a prophylactic against malaria, a property that had been known to the Quechua people (who are indigenous to Peru, Bolivia, and Ecuador) for…

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