Monday, April 07, 2008

Blue Gin

More gin!

The right tall and honorable Thad Vogler gave me a bottle of Blue Gin last night and I cannot help but rave. I knew this was coming as I was lucky enough to meet the distiller, Hans Reitsetbaur last year when he was in town hawking his beautiful Eau de Vies. I floated a nice pour of his carrot eau de vie on a bloody mary and got him interested, I used a sample of the Blue with his apricot spirit in a French 75 and made a friend for life.

Anyway, this is just wonderful stuff. 23 separate botanicals (I think that is the number) blended in a powerful, elegant spirit. It has a great sense of depth and flavor layers that make it just a blast to mix with.

Highly recommended!

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