As a warm welcome to actual winter here come the final three GOT-drinks
Introducing this week: The “Tyrion”, the “Sansa” and the “Milk of the Poppy” Continue reading GOT Part 2/3, “I drink and I know things.”
Winter is here! …you guessed it: I am a Game of Thrones-nut! I will honour this epic series with theme drinks. I won’t be commenting on the series – not only to avoid any spoilers for those who haven’t seen the last episode. This is purely about the joy of drinking with the benefit of being a little numb when… bad things happen 😉
Here come the first three drinks… Continue reading GOT Part 1/3, Winter Is Here!
Gin it is again. This time I am addressing an absolute classic: the Gin & Tonic! This cocktail has enjoyed a hype of an entirely new dimension – and with good reason! As a result there are new kinds of gin and tonic springing up like mushrooms and it is near impossible to keep track. But sometimes a drink looks so intriguing you can’t possibly miss it! And that’s what it’s about today: The looks.
Yes, I know – that’s not very nice of me. Of course we all know Hugo!
Elderflower, soda, some bubbly, some mint leaves, a little lime if you like – voilà! Hugo ticks all the boxes of a refreshing summer drink. Ever since about a decade ago there has been no summer without him. He’s this unobtrusive, tasty and delightful companion and – at the same time – the ultimate wingman for elderflower beverages.
It was sort of a no-brainer when it came to which ingredient had to be featured in my very first blog post: Gin! Given its current popularity there is always a new kind to try, a new combination to taste. This versatility I just love! So there is definitely more to come. This post, however, is about a specific gin cocktail. An old classic which I fell in love with immediately. In fact, it seems to be a rather forgotten classic since whenever I mention it to someone, they do not recognize it at all. Continue reading For the Love of Gin: Volume 1, Gin and Honey