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How To Choose the Best Whisky as a Beginner Continue reading...

How To Choose the Best Whisky as a Beginner

Written by: Mikayla Newman Whisky is a multilayered spirit that may not go down your throat easy the first time. But once you appreciate the tones, texture, and aroma, you can quickly become a lifetime fan. “Some have had their first whisky with their dads as a customary initiation to adulthood. Others diluted it with soft drinks at a local bar with friends. But, no matter how your relationship with whisky has started, this drink is…

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Classic Ways to Drink Gin

Written by: Mikayla Newman Made of antioxidant-loaded berries, you probably should probably think about stashing some bottles of Christian Drouin Gin in your liquor cabinet. Gin has been a popular spirit since the 17th century because it can suit a wide array of the flavour profile. It’s a favourite drink during warmer months, but if you don’t like to drink it straight, here are some classic mixes to try:   Classic Gin Martini These days, any…

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Australia’s Best Vodka 2021 – OFFICIAL WINNER – Hartshorn Vodka

Australia’s Best Vodka 2021 No one can knock down the Vodka champion, Hartshorn, after winning Australia’s Best Vodka 2021 for the fifth consecutive year. The Tasmanian Distillery has once again dominated the competition to take home the award with their unique Sheep Whey Vodka, which is no surprise to those who have had the pleasure to taste it. In 2018, Hartshorn went one step further and took home the World’s Best Vodka overall trophy, knocking down competitors…

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7 Reasons Why Tequila Is Good For You

Written by: Mikayla Newman   Most of the time, too much tequila and trouble go in tandem. But when consumed in moderation, tequila has benefits you can enjoy.   Luke Wood, CEO and health and nutrition specialist at MonkeyFoodz, supports that tequila shots are not exactly bad. According to Wood, “Excessive alcohol intake is undoubtedly unhealthy, but although tequila is certainly not a “healthy food,” it has some fascinating beneficial properties. However, to get the highest…

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The Truth About Cider…

The Truth about Traditional Cider: Traditionally, Le cidre de pomme francais (French cider) by law, is made by the partial or total wild fermentation of only pure juice from cider apples or cider pears (or both) resulting in a sweet, semi-sweet or dry sparkling lightly alcoholic beverage. The less it is filtered, the better it keeps and the more it maintains its original high aromatic concentration. But of course, it may have more sediment (deposit) at the bottom of the…

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Australia’s Best Vodka 2020 – OFFICIAL

Another year, another win for Hartshorn, as they take Australia’s Best Vodka 2020 for the fourth consecutive year. The Tasmanian Distillery has once dominated the competition to take home the award with their unique Sheep Whey Vodka, which is no surprise to those who have had the pleasure to taste it. In 2018, Hartshorn went one step further and took home the World’s Best Vodka overall trophy, knocking down competitors from around the globe. This…

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Prohibition Gin – Proudly Australian

When Prohibition started in 1920 in the USA, an industry was born… to bring the people what they wanted. Gin was the liquor of choice for clandestine, bootleg spirit makers. In this tradition, almost 100 years later, Prohibition Liquor Co was created. Echoing this small batch craftsmanship, this time by choice… in the search for quality with the finest botanicals and sophisticated detail from artisan hands. To quality, Prohibition liquor, add beauty, with a beautiful…

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Three Year’s In A Row – Australia’s Best Vodka – Hartshorn

Another year, another win! Hartshorn Vodka has officially won the Australia’s Best Vodka for the third consecutive year in 2019! The Tasmanian Distillery has once again taken home the award with their unique Sheep Whey Vodka, which is no surprise to those who have has the pleasure to taste it. In 2018, Hartshorn went one step further and took home the World’s Best Vodka overall trophy, knocking down competitors from around the globe. Hartshorn has…

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The History and Types of Aperitifs

An apéritif is an alcoholic beverage usually served before a meal to stimulate the appetite, and is therefore usually dry rather than sweet. Common choices for an apéritif are vermouth; champagne; pastis; gin; rakı; fino, amontillado or other styles of dry sherry (but not usually cream or oloroso sherry, which is very sweet and rich); and any still, dry, light white wine. An apéritif may also be an hors d’oeuvre or amuse-bouche preceding a meal,…

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