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  1. C

    Pairing an Oliva Serie V Melanio with a Hendrick's Gin and Tonic

    General question: Has anyone tried this pairing before? I've typically paired the Oliva with a cold iced tea on a hot summer afternoon. Do you feel like you would be losing the notes of a great dessert stick if you're combining them with a great gin which will definitely have a bitterness to it...
  2. S

    Gin & Tonic :: What's the best Tonic Water?

    What is your preferred tonic water? Other than Schewppes or Canada Dry, what is a good tonic water? Seems like a minor thing but If I'm using Tanquery 10, I'd like to use a premium tonic. The best I have found is "365 brand" by Whole Foods. It has real sugar rather than Fructose corn syrup. Has...
  3. R

    Any gin drinkers here?

    OK I am a newbie and I drink cheap gin. Recently bought a case of Seagram's "Special Reserve." Good price and not a bad gin. I prefer Boodles but am drinking Seagrams for the price. I prefer it with a good Spanish Manzanilla olive and no vermouth. I sometimes add a drop or two of a decent...
  4. cybrus

    Spring and Summer means Gin

    Well, bourbon never goes out of season for me, but when the temps start to climb, nothing hits the spot for me like a tumbler with a few ice cubes and two fingers of gin. Currently, my gin of choice is the outstanding Hendricks Gin. Distilled in Scotland, it is infused with cucumber and rose...