10 of the Best Books for Gin Lovers - overtheroadtruckersdispatch.comAromatic, refreshing, delicious and a feast for the eyes, the generously-sized and creatively garnished "gin tonica" Spanish-style drink is taking the cocktail world by storm. As of David T. He is the winner of Think Gin: Communicator of Year, awarded by Harpers, the leading drinks trade magazine. He lives with his wife, a fellow drinks writer and enthusiast, in an old brewery on the South-coast of England. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
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No one could have predicted the meteoric rise of gin over the last five years: craft distilleries are booming, discerning gin quaffers are demanding pink grapefruit and black pepper over lemon, and you can even receive your favourite gin in the post. Step forward the gin writer. So much so that writing about the stuff has almost become a genre in its own right. From punches to aperitifs, teas to martinis, Dan can transform a single bottle of gin into over 60 different drinks. Tristan was considered one of the best bartenders in the world and has now moved on to opening critically-acclaimed bars around the world, as well as having trained up bartenders at The Ritz and set up his own drinks consultancy business. The Gin Palace covers the history of gin, the science and alchemy of production and flavour, as well as a dozen cocktails and a tour of some of the most best gin distilleries.
Subscribe to BBC Good Food magazine and get triple-tested recipes delivered to your door, every month. Drinks expert Leon Dalloway gives us ten ways of sprucing up this classic mixed drink with spirits and fresh ingredients, turning it from your average tipple to a classy cocktail in mere moments. But, if you want to take it to another level, the magnificent blueprint can be adapted easily. These ten simple serving suggestions use liqueur and fresh ingredients to complement the spirit and mixer combination. This is parts in cocktail terms. Use a nice long glass or even better, a large Spanish-style copa glass with a stem and a big mouth any decent wine glasses will work for this. Fill the glass right to the top with some good quality ice and use straws if you wish.