Gin & Tonic: Coastal Spirits Farallon Gin

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Gin.  The magical elixir that not only cures anything that ails you, but mixed with the right tonic, will cure Malaria (well it used to anyway). Recently, I had some friends visiting from Australia.  One of the requests they made was for “one of Thea’s famous cocktails”.  As a hostess who aims to please, I – read full article –

In the Navy, I’ll sail to Spirit Works

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I’ve long been a fan of Spirit Works, a small craft distillery in Sebastapol’s Barlow. Since their initial launch of vodka and gin in 2012, Tim & Ashby Marshall have been distilling grain to glass spirits that truly have a terroir of their own Continuing their grain to glass philosophy, Spirit Works recently launched their – read full article –

Cocktail of the week: Gintonica

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Put on your yalmulka, here comes gin-tonica, Its so much fun-akkah to celebrate gin-tonica! With all due respect to Adam Sandler and his holiday chuckles, a well crafted Gin & Tonic is one of my favorite cocktails.  The wide variety of gins available these days is far reaching, and goes beyond hte bathtub varieties of – read full article –

Gintonic!

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Did you know that Spain drink more gin per capital than even Britain?  No, it’s true!  Everywhere you look, there were gintonics.  Every restaurant and every bar, has a special touch, and there are gintonic bars popping up that specifically focus on these beverages.  In one bar, which we found ourselves taking over, had 2 – read full article –