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Gin Cocktails

Gin is such a great liquor and so much fun to play with. There are so many types of gin, London Dry, floral, herbal, aged. Each one is so different from the other that one gin may not do the right thing in your drink, so you need to experiment.

When we first started blogging if you would have told us the amount of gin cocktails we would make and gin we have in our house now, we would have laughed at you. But in the last 7 years, it has become a favorite spirit around here, from an easy Gin and Tonic, to a difficult, booze heavy tiki drink!

Hot Gin Cocktail To Get You Through Winter

  This warm and inviting winter cocktail is easy to make! This hot gin toddy is just 4 ingredients!   If you haven’t enjoyed the warm, soothing taste of a hot gin toddy, you are in for a wonderful experience! This is a warm drink that you will be craving all winter, particularly on really cold …

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Spring’s Kiss – a 135 East Hyogo Dry Gin Cocktail

This 135 East Gin cocktail is full of flavor from this small batch dry gin. Made at 135 degrees east longitude from Akashi Meridian, at the Kaikyo Distillery, this Japanese artisan gin is a traditional London Dry Gin mixed with Japanese botanicals. A great small batch dry gin!     It’s almost the weekend – …

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Aquavit Cocktails and a Visit to The Danish Table

We made a trip to Elk Horn, Iowa to go to the Danish Table, and got to try some aquavit cocktails, then made our own!     Elk Horn, Iowa is one of the most Danish places in America. There are Danish festivals celebrating Danish food and culture, and the Museum of Danish America, which …

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Love Potion Valentine Cocktail

Pretty in pink, this Love Potion Valentine Cocktail is the perfect drink for your Valentine! Classy and fresh with freshly squeezed lemon juice, raspberries, gin, rose cordial and egg white, this libation is the perfect way to toast your sweetheart!     How do you feel about Valentine’s Day? Are you a hopeless romantic?  Do …

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