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Gin Ratings & Introduction

Posted By on June 7, 2018

Did you know gin is the only alcoholic drink where what we detect is completely natural? We detect what botanicals recipes are used by the various gin distilleries. Think about it. Strawberries aromas on French Pinot Noir, Orange or chocolate on a single malt whisky. In other words, the fermentation or other influences such as cask maturation or other techniques cause a reaction to all drinks. In gin you get what is in the botanical...

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June In-Store Gin Tastings

Posted By on May 19, 2018

Please join my team or myself at the stores below and sample a ” Perfect Gin & Tonic” Multiple Award Winning Portobello Road Gin, Fresh ice, Fever Tree Tonic & a Red Grapefruit garnish. What a perfect way to celebrate a hot & sunny June. Fingers crossed! Friday 12-4 June 01 Me Tantallon Saturday 12-4 June 09 Lynne Wyse Road, Dartmouth Friday 12-4 June 15 Me Bayer’s lake Thursday 3-7 June 07 Me Sackville...

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This winter I decided it was time to go back to college! I searched for months looking for an on-line course that offered more than the wide variety courses available today. I am old fashioned when it comes to learning and had a plan to study everyday through the winter in our local library. I go there a lot to think and rarely take my lap top and switch my phone to airplane mode. Just a notepad, pen and the peaceful ambience, usually...

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Portobello Road Gin

Posted By on April 27, 2018

This summer I will be promoting an amazing gin from London, England. Portobello Road Gin is now available in Nova Scotia in select stores. Priced at $ 44.99 this is a superb buy for such a premium gin. This gin was developed at the famous Gin Institute in London, where enthusiasts may book a day to learn all aspects of gin from the history, botanicals, distillation process and more. Part of the experience allows you to create your own...

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The Botanist Gin

Posted By on April 16, 2018

The new Gin Craze is in full swing, only this time consumers have a wide choice of premium gins. The first craze a few hundred years ago in London saw consumption of gin sky rocket, being drunk more often than water or tea by all age groups. It was so easy to make and sell back then with ingredients such as Turpentine and juniper oils or some fake flavoring. Today, gin is in my opinion the most fascinating, complex and premium...

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Very Rare Single Malt Tasting

Posted By on April 11, 2018

I had the privilege to host a rare single malt nose and tasting last week. This was in part due to the support and commitment from AHRSE whisky club, Tomatin Distillery and their local distributor. We had an amazing line up of six single malts with the star attraction being the Tomatin 36 year old and Tomatin 1982 bottled in 2010 and therefore aged for 28 years in a single cask. We began with Tomatin 12 and Aultmore 12 for reception...

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