Archive for 'Vodka'
I am much behind on Whisky Squad write-ups, which is especially bad as I’ve recently started helping out organise The Squad properly, rather than just shouting drunkenly during the sessions and claiming that it’s ‘help’. Anyways, Whisky Squad #37 has fallen by the wayside, as I was helping present it and didn’t make enough notes. [...]
Posted: August 2nd, 2012 under Beer, Cocktails, Gin, Other Boozes, Tastings, Vodka.
Tags: adnams, copper house, david fitt, ed bates, longshore, north cove, spirit of broadside, whisky squad
Welcome to “I’m Crap Week” part two. In particularly appropriate fashion it is now over a month since “I’m Crap Week” part one. Continuing the theme of things that friends have given me to write about which I haven’t written about, I turn to a triumvirate of bottles from the Tamborine Mountain Distillery. The distillery [...]
Posted: July 30th, 2012 under Absinthe, Bitters, Vodka.
Tags: tamborine mountain distillers, tmd
Another busy week, another slightly less obsessive than usual post about some things what I’ve been drinking.
Posted: July 23rd, 2012 under Beer, Other Boozes, Quick Tastings, Vodka.
Tags: castagner, maui, Russian Standard
I’ve been much remiss when it comes to writing about Sipsmith, in as much as I haven’t really done so yet. I first realised that they existed when they supplied a stack of gin and vodka to the Blaggers’ Banquet, back in November 2009, the event that inspired me to start writing this blog. Since [...]
Posted: September 29th, 2011 under Gin, Other Boozes, Vodka.
Tags: adam smithson, damson vodka, fairfax hall, jared brown, prudence, sam galsworthy, sipsmith, sipsmith sam, sloe gin
I don’t get many emails from PR people for my blog, which I rather like as I’m not really a ‘write-up a press release’ kind of blogger. However, when I got one through a few weeks back from a guy telling me about a film chronicling the adventures of Dan Edelstyn in Ukraine it rang [...]
Posted: June 8th, 2010 under Film, Vodka.
Tags: dan edelstyn, zorokovich
Since my first forays into more interesting drinks I’ve been keeping an eye out for potato vodka. Partly due to its increasingly rare nature, partly due to the mention of potato based spirits in Robert Rankin’s books and partly due to my being intrigued by the concept of potato based booze. It’s not a big [...]
Posted: May 31st, 2010 under Vodka.
Tags: chase, tyrrell's
The lovely people of Qype, especially organisatrix extraordinaire SianySianySiany, have looked after me again, this time be helping with one of my missions for the year: learning more about vodka – somehow I managed to wangle may onto one of Bob Bob Ricard‘s rather exclusive vodka tastings. At first I felt this rather strange as [...]
Posted: March 31st, 2010 under Bar, Cocktails, Food, Gin, Tastings, Vodka.
Tags: Beluga, Bob Bob Ricard, Imperia, Kauffman, qype, Russian Standard, Stolichnaya, Vodka Elit, Vodka Elite
I’ve already written about the inaugural Blaggers’ Banquet over on my other blog, but as I was a barman I thought I’d post something here about the cocktails we banged out during the evening. Firstly, due to the donation of a case of Sipsmith Vodka and Gin, we acquired a bottle of vermouth (later complimented [...]
Posted: November 23rd, 2009 under Beer, Cocktails, Gin, Vodka.
Tags: blaggers banquet, chapel down, curious brew, galliano, sipsmith