Moscow Mule Mug

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Despite its name, the Moscow Mule is a thoroughly American cocktail. It was invented in New York in 1941 and by the mid-50s it was a nationwide sensation, reaching its peak popularity on the west coast where the cocktail was an ideal accompaniment on a hot summer day. Traditionally the Moscow Mule is served in…

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The Gentleman’s Bar Collection

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This is our collection of slightly unusual items that you probably don’t currently have in your home bar, but that you should probably consider. Especially the sabre. Champagne Sabre The Champagne Sabre was clearly invented by a drunk person who had a sabre in one hand and a bottle of champagne in the other. For…

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Monteluz Pisco

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I came across Pisco last month for the first time and it seems like one of those things that everyone other than me already seems to know about. For those of you who also like to drink unusual things and haven’t come across Pisco previously I’ve included a brief history of the spirit below with…

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Beer Making Kit by Brooklyn Brew

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The Beer Making Kit by Brooklyn Brew is an all-in-one solution to home brewing ideally suited to the first time brewer or enthusiastic amateur. The kit contains everything you need to create a 10 bottle batch of Everyday IPA® – a 6.8% India Pale Ale made with Columbus and Cascade hops. The kit comes in…

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Bummer & Lazarus Gin by Raff Distillerie

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The Raff Distillerie is a fantastic little liquor factory on Treasure Island in San Francisco Bay, it’s unique in the burgeoning world of micro distilleries in that all of the stills were hand built by the same guy who makes the spirits – a quietly talented Master Distiller and 5th generation San Franciscan by the name…

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Full Moon Apple Shine

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Full Moon Apple Shine is a 90 proof spirit made by the team at the Full Moon Distilling Company – they’ve decided to ramp up production to keep up with demand and to do this they need to begin the long process of crossing the T’s, dotting the I’s and cutting their way through the…

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Ceramic Beer Growler

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        If (like me) you’ve only ever heard the word “growler” used as vernacular for something which shouldn’t really be mentioned on a safe-for-work website like Silodrome, you may be a little confused as to what a beer growler is. I certainly was. As it happens, the word “growler” was originally used…

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Half Moon Orchard Gin

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Half Moon Orchard Gin is a recent creation from the distillers over at Tuthilltown Spirits, it’s an interesting spirit with a base of near neutral spirit from both wheat and Hudson Valley apples.

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Bulleit Rye Whiskey

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Bulleit Rye Whiskey is a relatively new offering from the bourbon distillers at Bulleit – unlike the corn-based nature of bourbon this rye is created from a 95% rye and 5% malted barley blend giving it a cherry, tobacco, spice nose and and a series of flavours like tobacco, vanilla, cherry and malt.

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George T. Stagg

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George T. Stagg is a very limited-production bourbon created by the Buffalo Trace Distillery, it’s part of the distillery’s ‘Antique Collection’ series and is world-famous for its rather rocket-fuelly 70+% alcohol rating.

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