A few years ago, Christopher and I had a conversation about gin with an American bartender. He prided himself on the many varieties he had. So we asked: which tonics do you stock? Cue confusion. ‘Schweppes draft. Are there others?’
Do you make cocktails at home? I do. I keep the spirit cupboard well stocked and always have the ingredients for my favourite tipples (Martini, Negroni, Kir Royale) in large bottles then top up with small bottles for concoctions I have less often (Margarita, Manhattan). Cocktails add a sense of
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Something I have always dreamed of doing is a sleigh ride. I guess dashing through the snow is more likely to be found in a novel rather than in Edinburgh.
Heads & Tales is Edinburgh’s latest new gin bar. What makes this one extra special is that is features a distillery: yes, this is a bar but it also houses two stills. Two gleaming copper contraptions will make gin while you sit in the bar enjoying yourself. What a great idea! [caption id=”attachment_10508″ align=”alignleft”
I like gin. It’s a thing people know about me. Recently I was, for this very reason, given a bottle of Opihr gin by friends. They’d attended a gin tasting and decided to find one that was right for me. Using their knowledge of my palate and how it