Category Archives: Spirits

Gin: A fascinating and unexpected history!

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The earliest written confirmation of gin production was in Holland during the 17th century. Originally regarded as a medicine, gin could be found in pharmacists and was widely used to alleviate stomach ache, gout and gallstones. Both adding to the … Continuar leyendo

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The History of Scotch Whisky

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The exact origins of the first “wee dram” of Scotch whisky have unfortunately been lost over the years, however, there are records of the ancient Celts referring to a potent amber liquid as “uisge beatha”, which means “aqua vitae” or … Continuar leyendo

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Different types of rum: a trip through the Caribbean

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On the occasion of our new selection of premium rums, we thought it was about time we told you about the origins and characteristics of rum, without a doubt one of the most famous spirits in the world. The raw … Continuar leyendo

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Gin-Tonic (or Gin and Tonic): the fashionable gin cocktail

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Gin-Tonic (or Gin and Tonic, as you prefer) is a cocktail which has gained in popularity in the last years and has become the undeniable number-one in the world of cocktails. Image: yimix The origin of this drink dates of long … Continuar leyendo

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