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 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. […]

Gin-Basil Smash

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April 23, 2010 (Day 83) — Gin-Basil Smash I’m pretty sure around the time I originally started this little project, I made some sort of comment towards the effect of the resurgence in cocktailism — which I’m perfectly aware isn’t actually a word. Hendrick’s Gin — which, as I’ve mentioned before, is Jenn and I’s […]