This month, I realized there might be enough news to take this thing weekly. But for now, here’s what happened in gin since we last checked in.New Product Launches Out Right Now:
Distillers we’re Keeping an Eye on:
Jersey Artisan Distilling, the first distillery in New Jersey since prohibition may expand into gin among other spirits in the future (their Rum launched this past weekend)
San Diego’s Strong Distilling is currently in their cave (seriously) perfecting their gin recipe. Vodka is out now.
Have you made your World Gin Day plans yet?
NFL Hall of Famer Joe Montana has spent some time working with and promoting House Spirits’ Aviation Gin
Stone Pine Dry Gin [from the Ginstress]
Myers Farm Gin [from Summer Fruit Cup]
Organic Nation Gin [from Gin Reviews]
“Gin is a drinker’s drink, as unrepentant as a porterhouse steak, an advanced exercise in pleasure. Descended from alchemical origins, it was perfected in its familiar “dry” style during the British Empire and reflected an imperial power’s taste for imported curiosities: cubeb berries, orris root, cassia bark.