Other booze

From time to time, I do rate other alcohol drinks as well or write about alcohol in general. From here you can find all of those articles.

July 27, 2017
Kyrö Long Drink

Long Kyrö – Gin Long Drink review

This alcoholic drink raised a big question. Is Napue gin by Kyrö distillery the best gin for gin based alcoholic beverage called long drink? Long drink a.k.a “lonkero” is a very popular drink in Finland. The traditional way of making “lonkero” is using gin as the base ingredient. Nowadays there […]
May 6, 2017
Napue Gin by Kyrö Distillery

Napue Gin Tonic review – Best gin for Gin and Tonic

Napue Gin and Tonic by Kyrö Distillery Company (KDC) was the inaugural winner of the International Wine & Spirits Competition Gin & Tonic Trophy in 2015. So, it’s been awarded the best gin for gin and tonic, which instantly made the adventurous Rye Rye Gentlemen famous in the world of […]
July 24, 2016
Gabriel Boudier Dijon's Saffron Gin

Saffron Gin review & recipes

Saffron Gin comes from a respected French distillery called Gabriel Boudier. Based in Dijon, France, they’ve been around since 1874. Gabriel Boudier distillery is one of the pioneers of French fruit liqueurs, owned by the Boudiers, continuing the family tradition of making great crème de fruits. So even though Saffron […]
July 9, 2016
Rusty Nail cocktail

Rusty Nail recipe – classic cocktail from 1937

Once in a while I like to share recipes of whisky cocktails. This one is a simple one – true classic of its kind. A whisky drink called Rusty Nail. Rusty Nail is made with Drambuie and Scotch whisky mixed together. Drambuie is a sweet liqueur with 40% alcohol per volume […]
February 24, 2016
Jaloviina Kaski feature image

Jaloviina Kaski review

Jaloviina aka “Jallu”, is a traditional Finnish cut brandy. The Finnish Jaloviina, also known as Brännvin is a cut brandy with strong taste and just a little bit of sugar. The brandy used for “Jallu” is French cognac. Altia, a Finnish government owned company, started making Jaloviina in 1932, ever since […]
December 29, 2015
Black Velvet whisky liqueur

Black Velvet Toasted Caramel Whisky Liqueur review

My spouse gave me a whisky liqueur called Black Velvet Toasted Caramel as a present for Christmas. Having had some bad experiences with Black Velvet blended whiskies, I wasn’t sure what to think about it. Then again, knowing that this is a liqueur with a whisky influence and lots of caramel […]
May 19, 2015
Botanist Islay Gin Feature Image

The Botanist Islay Dry Gin review

I am in no means a gin enthusiast. My favorite alcoholic drink besides whisky is gin tonic. But enjoying gin without a mixer is not what I usually do. That’s why you shouldn’t take my word too seriously.For a whisky aficionado and an Islay malt lover, Botanist Islay Dry Gin […]
February 13, 2015
Kyro Distillery Company logo

Juuri new make by Kyrö Distillery

Juuri (root in English) is a rye distillate coming from Kyrö Distillery Company (KDC). Determined to make rye whisky from 100% malted rye, KDC surely is an interesting new comer in the world of whisky. Juuri was my first encounter with KDC, so I was excited to taste it. Even […]
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