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December 2011

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Plantation Overproof Spiced Rum

Now Plantation is showing off some new tricks, including this monster 73% alcohol overproof dark rum.

Most overproof rums tend to be unaged or only lightly aged, but Plantation Overproof is legitimately a “dark” rum, at least based on the …

RUSSIAN`s PURCHASE GANCIA WINES

Holding “Russian standard” Rustam Tariko bought a 70 per cent stake in the Italian wine house Gancia.

It is stated on the website of the newspaper “Kommersant”. Details of the transaction the parties have not reported, but experts estimate the …

THE MOST ICONIC COCKTAIL : THE DRY MARTINI

Following the Vermouth revival in US, cocktail historian Jared Brown and Anastatia Miller are sharing with us few anecdotes about the most iconic cocktail in the world in their new cocktail book:

Mixellany on Vermouth & Other Liquer

The Dry

The Revival of Absinthe

The recent reversal of a ban which made absinthe illegal in Europe and the US, has led to a revival of the spirit.
Premium absinthe brands are successfully appealing to consumers and bartenders  seeking a high volume alcohol experience, fun …

The Egg and the Chicken…

Egg Cocktails are resurgence of interest in egg-based cocktails has reinvented the eggnog in time for Christmas.

One of the cocktail’s earliest ingredients, dating back to pre-Prohibition times, the egg is the latest traditional cocktail ingredient to be resurrected by …

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