Gin Archive

Negroni Week 2016

For as long as I’ve had this blog around, I’ve not covered the Negroni here in any aspect. Today changes that with a visit to a local bar to celebrate Negroni Week, which happens each year during

Cleaner

Did you know that one of the prescribed ways to clean a harmonica is to run hot water through it on both sides, shake it out, and then do the same with alcohol? Rubbing alcohol works, but

Bleu Cheese Stuffed Olive Dirty Martini

I love gin and one of my favorite gin drinks is a dirty martini. Mixed with the right amount of gin, a splash of vermouth, some olive juice and about 4 olives. That might seem like overkill

World Gin Day 2014

It’s the 6th annual World Gin Day. So go out and find your favorite gin and make yourself a cocktail. For me, the gin and tonic is a classic and a standard that never gets old. Cheers

Hendrick’s Gin and Tonic

For many years, my preferred choice of gin was Tanqueray. I then switched to Bombay Sapphire. But up until the last few months, I’ve never expected to switch to another gin that I prefer to make my

Tanqueray and Tonic

Before I discovered the magic of Bombay Sapphire, I used to drink Tanqueray as my standard gin for mixing with tonic water, so I decided it had been a while since I had made one at home.

Dirty Martini

After I learned to love gin years ago, it was many gin and tonics later that I decided to branch out into other gin concoctions. Of course, the classic is the gin martini. I tried it, but