Juniper and spices When the subject of Gin is raised in polite conversation, some people get downright vicious. "Gin tastes like pine trees!" "I hate Gin." "I hate martinis." "I hate..." Ok, let's take a breath. On the one hand, kudos to anyone for having an opinion. On the other hand, opinions can be changed. And the right cocktail - regardless of your spirits preference - can be eye-opening, life-affirming, and opinion-swaying.
Juniper and spices / Photo: Flickr - enerva
What better to entertain your friends with than extremely pure Vodka placed in a bottle that's shaped in the form of an infamous crystal skull? But here's the thing – this Vodka is really good. It was filtered 3 times through Herkimer diamonds, diamonds that are said to have healing properties... and other mystical powers ;)
Glenrothes’ Ghost & Glen Grant Around the distillery’s centenary in 1978, a worker saw a ghost in the stillroom, an old local in fact. The ghost was a man called Byeway, or Biawa Makalanga. As a boy, Byeway was discovered by Major James Grant, the proprietor of Glen Grant Distillery, during his 1894 hunting trip in Africa.