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Ingredient Of The Day: Gin

January 13, 2017

Gin, aka Genever or Genièvre, is a spirit traditionally made with Juniper Berry and other botanicals like citrus, flowers, other spices, and sometimes Cucumber. It has a floral-astringent-slightly spicy-slightly bitter flavor. For culinary purposes it can be used in sauces or maybe a Granita to top Oysters but usually it used for cocktails like the …

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Happy National Martini Day

June 19, 2014

National Martini Day is June 19th, but around here every Friday at 5 pm is Martini Day. There are conflicting opinions over what the traditional ingredients of this vintage cocktail should be. We don’t want to start a bar fight here, but we believe that a martini should consist of gin, a splash of vermouth, …

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