Bon vivant and writer Samuel Pepys wrote in his diary in 1663 about being advised to take “some strong water made of juniper” to cure, well, constipation.
Tonic water is a sparkling beverage containing quinine, sugar, and water, along with other flavouring…
Never Never bested a bevy of emerging and established brands, including one of the world’s most popular gins, Tanqueray No. Ten, representative for the United Kingdom. Never Never’s Juniper Freak Gin was also awarded Australia’s Best Navy Gin in previous rounds.
What gives the Army & Navy cocktail complexity is the gin’s botanicals, and the almond and floral characters of the orgeat.
What is gin? There’s never been more gin available in Australia than there is today, and it is very much in vogue with punters. Below, we’ve got a quickstart guide just what is gin all about.
What is Australian gin? Well, there’s a few ways you can look at it, but one thing’s for sure: it’s the botanicals, stupid.
Today it’s all about that gin. The finalists for the Gin Bar of the Year — the best gin bars in Australia — are all here.
Bass & Flinders Distillery will release their limited edition 2018 Truffle Gin on Friday 13 July. This premium gin is a pure reflection of the distillery’s ethos of producing fine, seasonal gin that celebrates local produce.
“People often think that once you have created a recipe that’s it – you can sit back and it’s easily replicated day in day out. I wish it were so!” says Lesley Gracie, Hendrick’s master distiller. Find out what she looks for in their botanicals.
Sad news came out of London over Christmas, with the death of Martin Miller, co-founder of Martin Millers Gin.
He died of cancer on Christmas Eve, at the age of 67.