Archive for the ‘Gin Reviews’ Category

George’s Rants and Raves: Tub Hopped Gin with Plum Spirits

George’s Rants and Raves: Tub Hopped Gin with Plum Spirits

Gin is gin is gin, but just maybe that may no longer be the case anymore. Gin is generally juniper flavored vodka with sometimes over a dozen other botanicals thrown...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Four Pillars Dry Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Four Pillars Dry Gin

Gin is my favorite flavor of vodka. It’s true; if you take away all the botanicals used to make gin, you would end up with some mighty fine vodka, but removing...

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George’s Rants and Raves:  Bombay Sapphire East

George’s Rants and Raves: Bombay Sapphire East

In one of her films Mae West is credited for saying, “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.” I cautiously agree.  I recently received a bottle of Bombay...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Boodles London Dry and Mulberry Gins

George’s Rants and Raves: Boodles London Dry and Mulberry Gins

London dry gin is not necessarily distilled in London; as a matter of fact, only one gin distiller is actually located in London: Beefeaters. London dry gin is considered...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Greenall’s London Dry Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Greenall’s London Dry Gin

Ahhh, gin, thy rather seedy reputation precedes thee. From gin mills, to gin joints, to gin soaked (referring to drunks), to “mother’s ruin” (a common British...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Berry Bros.& Rudd King’s Ginger Liqueur & No.3 London Dry Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Berry Bros.& Rudd King’s Ginger Liqueur & No.3 London Dry Gin

The little box arrived unexpected, so I didn’t know what I might find inside. Within the bubble wrap were two little brown bottles stating quite plainly, and with...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Russell Henry Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Russell Henry Gin

Gin by definition is a flavored spirit with the dominant flavoring coming from juniper berries and usually a few other well chosen botanicals, and in certain cases,...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Citadelle Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Citadelle Gin

Ahhh, the French, either you love them or hate them, but there’s no getting around them. I find myself leaning towards being a Francophile, after all they produce...

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George’s Rants & Raves: Oxley Gin

George’s Rants & Raves: Oxley Gin

I was having dinner the other night with a friend, and we were discussing various liquors and wines and occasions and locales as they related to their enjoyment...

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George’s Rants and Raves: Ford’s London Dry Gin

George’s Rants and Raves: Ford’s London Dry Gin

Of the 85 or so London dry gins available throughout the world, only a handful are actually produced in London. London gin is one of 4 recognized types of gin and...

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