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Genever and the Barleyflower Cocktail

October 7, 2008

When I got my bottle of Genevieve, a genever-style gin made by Anchor Distilling, I immediately tried the plain, fancy, and improved Holland gin cocktails. Then I started searching for other cocktails that took advantage of genever’s malty, strong flavor. I enjoyed the Amsterdam cocktail, which bring orange juice to the fore. Even more, I […]

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Bluecoat Gin and the Corpse Reviver No. 2a

September 19, 2008

It’s definitely a fun time to be a gin lover in the US. Several distillers across the country are producing new, exciting gins. I’ve tried most of the West Coast contenders, but my latest acquisition comes to us from Philadelphia: Bluecoat American Dry Gin. The distiller tells us they use a handmade copper pot still, […]

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MxMo XXXI: 19th Century Cocktails — Plain, Fancy, and Improved Gin Cocktail

September 13, 2008

Another month, another Mixology Monday! This month, the theme, courtesy of, is 19th Century Cocktails. I’ve been joking with the crowd over at the Mixoloseum that we all need to claim our page in Imbibe! and go from there. I decided to be greedy and take several. As a long time gin fancier, I’ve […]

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