REVIEW – FEW Barrel Gin

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Cocktails, 365 Rating: ★★★★★

This is a well-balanced aged gin that can really open up to both newcomers and gin veterans alike. It mixes well, and is an excellent addition to a still-small section of the gin world.

REVIEW – FEW Standard Issue Gin

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Cocktails, 365 Rating: ★★★★★

Between the sheer uniqueness of the base grains creating a creamier gin and the powerful wallop of the higher proof, this has quickly become one of our favorite Navy strength gins. It’s balanced, powerful, and beautiful.

American Scribbles

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American Scribbles keeps the FEW American Gin front and center, and tempers some of the sweetness with the bitters and plays on the citrus bite with the orange liqueur.

REVIEW – FEW American Gin

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Cocktails, 365 Rating: ★★★★☆

At first blush it came across as a sweeter than we prefer for a gin. However, revisiting the sample, the uniqueness began to endear it to ourselves.

Diva’s Lament

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For the past several seasons, Cocktails, 365 has been honored to be the official mixologist of the Depot Theater Company and Imbibe! at the Depot Theater Company in Dodge City. We take our duty of making paired cocktails quite seriously. It’s all part of the upper level service people can expect when they come to […]

Gin and Tonic – The Original Anti-Malarial Cocktail

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So, kiddies. Let’s take a little walk down cocktail history lane. Why was the Gin and Tonic invented? Well, it had a lot to do with Britain, the India Company, and merchant expansion. From the BBC: When the British were in the East they became susceptible to malaria and eventually found out that quinine, an […]

Princess Mary

Princess Mary

August 24, 2013 (Day 107) – Princess Mary You know, we’ve been hitting the brutal cocktails pretty hard lately. I think we’re long overdue for a foofy cocktail. The problem, you have to understand, is that there really aren’t a lot foofy classic cocktails. Our grandparents, great-grandparents, and their ancestors loved their booze. And, they […]

Pineapple Bronx

Pineapple Bronx

August 23, 2013 (Day 106) – Pineapple Bronx It seems to surprise many people that exotic fruits such as pineapple were featured so prominently in pre-prohibition cocktails. However, as more and more people became flush with money, access to these fruits became easier, not to mention the status it instilled in those who could fork […]

Negroni

Negroni

August 21, 2013 (Day 104) – Negroni I was legitimately surprised, digging through the archives of Cocktails, 365, to discover that we hadn’t covered the traditional Negroni. This drink has one of the best flavor-complexity-to-mixing-difficulty ratios you’ll find the classic cocktail world. It’s one of the easiest drinks to make, and also one that’s almost […]

Homestead

Homestead

August 20, 2013 (Day 103) – Homestead Sometimes the best cocktails are the simplest. There’s an honesty in these cocktails that allows each of the spirits’ abilities to shine through. However, that also means that the onus is on you as the bartender/mixologist/random-ass drunk guy at the party to make sure that you’re using high-enough […]