Spirited Babble: Behind The Bar

Alizé Coco Liqueur

Alizé Coco   Coconut has been a popular flavour in tropical-tiki style drinks, and now it seems to have reached the modern urban jungle. Alizé launched the coconut-flavoured liqueur Alizé Coco in 2012. Following the successful debut of Coco original the brand has introduced two new flavours: Coco pineapple, and Coco peach. It took a […]

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Pimm’s No. 1

The Pimm’s No 1 is a British gin-based liquor made with fruit juices, spices, herbs, and quinine. This drink was created by James Pimm, a restaurateur in the city of London during the 1880s. Mr. Pimm devised a gin sling concoction which was so unique that he put it into commercial production. After WWII, Pimm’s […]

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Bloom – Premium London Dry Gin

The popularity of gin shows no sign of abating and continues to be hot in 2014. Among the world’s favourite spirits, gin is unique for its aromatic botanical aromas and flavours.   GIN HISTORY Gin was originally produced in Holland for medicinal purposes. Neutral spirit was being made in Holland before, but it didn’t have […]

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Absinthe Substitutes

ABSINTHE SUBSTITUTES Absinthe is an old, traditional herbal liqueur that has a strong licorice flavour from anise seed. It was in vogue in the late 19th century and is the ancestor of today’s anise liqueurs. This legendary liqueur is featured in many classic cocktails such as the Death In The Afternoon.  A good quality Absinthe […]

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Kealy’s Diamond Vodka – The Diamond Experience

Are you ready to give your cocktails the “Diamond Experience”? Kealy’s Diamond Vodka is the purest Vodka on the market today, which will enhance your cocktails flavors and taste! It is also now certified “Gluten-Free” in Canada and the United States. Did you know if you make your cocktails with an alcohol that has a […]

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Bigallet Viriana China-China

Bigallet Viriana China-China is an artisanal liqueur from the French Alps  and  produced since 1875. It is made from a blend of sweet and bitter orange peels which have been macerated and distilled in alembic stills. A delightful bouquet of aromatic  plants  with  a  pinch of sugar give  this liqueur  its  unique  character.  The  result […]

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Amaro Nonino Quintessentia

Amaro Nonino Quintessentia Amaro Nonino Quintessentia is a grappa-based Amaro (bitters) infused with mountain herbs. It is aged five years in Nevers, Limousin, and ex-sherry barriques, which are relatively small barrels, before bottling. The base ingredient here is a grappa made by the Nonino company. It’s a blend of Ribolla, Traminer and Verduzzo grapes. The […]

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How To Make Simple Syrup

Simple syrup is simply a mixture of granulated sugar and water. It is a must in any well-stocked bar. Granulated sugar will not dissolve easily in alcohol but simple syrup will. It is used for drinks that require sugar,  such as a Daiquiri,  so you don’t end up with undissolved sugar crystals.   SIMPLE SYRUP […]

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Grand Centenario Rosangel Tequila

Gran Centenario is Mexico’s most award winning ultra-premium tequila producer. Named in 1895 to commemorate the turn of the new century, Gran Centenario has remained family owned and continues to be hand crafted in small batches at Hacienda Los Camichines in Jalisico, Mexico. Gran Centenario tequila is another of the numerous brands owned and produced […]

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Castries Peanut Rum Crème Liqueur

A Well Kept Secret Castries is a rum-based liqueur from the island of St-Lucia in the Caribbean. Castries Crème Liqueur was released in 2007 and was the first super premium peanut flavoured spirit in the world. Castries is produced in small batches in the luminous city of Castries, St-Lucia, the city with which the brand […]

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