Hendrick’s Gin Part Three: The Verdict

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Yes. Yes. Yes. By god, yes is this gin worth every penny. It continues a fine tradition of gin with its powerful floral notes, but offers up something entirely new with its lighter, fresher take on gin. Infinitely mixable, and always drinkable by itself. Do yourself a favor and pick up a bottle of this wonderful, wonderful […]

Hendrick’s Gin Part Two: Meadow Mule

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So, the other day’s cocktail featured St. Germain rather prominently. We’re continuing to use this versatile liqueur with today’s drink as well. Much like the Orange Burst, this cocktail comes from the mad geniuses at Hendrick’s. 1.5 oz Hendrick’s Gin .5 oz St. Germain 1 oz apple juice ginger ale tall cucumber slice Build the […]

Hendrick’s Gin Part Two: French Gimlet

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For today’s cocktail, we’re going to dig back into our archives to revisit one of our favorite fancy summer drinks. About two years ago, we talked about the French Gimlet, a play on the traditional Gimlet that was starting to find its way back into popularity after being relegated to the dusty back shelves of […]

Hendrick’s Gin Part Two: Traditional Martini

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The true history of the Martini is shrouded in mystery, which truthfully only seems fitting. After all, isn’t it the mystery of it all that draws the thoughts back towards the quality of the creation as opposed to the origin? After all, no one is entirely sure when and where the wheel was invented. We can just […]

Hendrick’s Gin Part Two: Orange Burst

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This is actually a recipe straight from the Hendrick’s Curiostorium. 1.5 oz Hendrick’s Gin. .75 oz fresh orange juice a splash of Angostura bitters ginger ale soda water lemon wedge In a long glass combine the ingredients. Squeeze the wedge of lemon and drop it into the drink. Add ice. Top with equal parts ginger […]

Hendrick’s Gin Part One: The Taste Test

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Back in 2003, the Wall Street Journal declared Hendrick’s Gin the best gin in the world. Yeah, sure, it’s nice to have that accolade from the WSJ. However, they haven’t received that unique honor from Cocktails, 365 have we?!? Well, now we have. We are telling you now. Hendrick’s Gin is the best gin the world. […]

The Modern Drunkard’s 86 Rules of Boozing: Rule 8

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If you’re not familiar with The Modern Drunkard Magazine, then you really are missing out on one of the best sources for information and downright cleverness in the cocktail world. One of our all-time favorite posts has to be The 86 Rules of Boozing. As such we were inspired to create a photo series of all 86 […]

The Modern Drunkard’s 86 Rules of Boozing: Rule 7

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If you’re not familiar with The Modern Drunkard Magazine, then you really are missing out on one of the best sources for information and downright cleverness in the cocktail world. One of our all-time favorite posts has to be The 86 Rules of Boozing. As such we were inspired to create a photo series of all 86 […]

Ron Zacapa Centenario Solera Grand Reserve Part Three: The Verdict

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Hands down yes. We could pad out this post and really go on and on, but if ever there was a rum that was worth the full $50, it’s this. Cheers!

The Modern Drunkard’s 86 Rules of Boozing: Rule 6

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If you’re not familiar with The Modern Drunkard Magazine, then you really are missing out on one of the best sources for information and downright cleverness in the cocktail world. One of our all-time favorite posts has to be The 86 Rules of Boozing. As such we were inspired to create a photo series of all 86 […]