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Cossie

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Anyone here bought anything from The Gin Boutique? They have quite an impressive range of local and international gins.
 

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I bought a bottle home from Tassie.Along with a really good pepperberry liqueur>Too frightened to open it as it might all disappear.
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My current bottle.A very nice NZ gin bought on special at AKL duty free.Also pictured drron's secret ingredient for his G&Ts-home grown finger limes.
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When you next come over to WA for a holiday you must go down to Albany and stop in at the Great Southern Distilling Company. They are on Frenchman Bay Road and make a Giniversity Gin, as seen here.

Also advertise Limeburners Whisky and Tiger Snake Whiskey..sounds lethal ! 564B2F52-3E2B-4F7F-A4FD-FEA6DB17EDA4.jpeg
 

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My current bottle.A very nice NZ gin bought on special at AKL duty free.Also pictured drron's secret ingredient for his G&Ts-home grown finger limes.
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I really like the Scrapegrace - and just picked up a botle of their Gold Label at Wellington a couple of weeks' ago. Apparently they have Black Label - which is coloured black! That would make for a very intersting G&T
 

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am a huge gin fan, I tried this recently and thought it was fantastic,
pretty purple colour, however I would need to do a blind tasting test to to see if im swayed by the pretty colour

at $80 a bottle its not cheap either.......

actually, while I type, Is this twice as good as bombay or Tanqueray???? I'm starting to think im getting swayed by the purple :D
 

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The Four Pillars Sticky Carpet Gin is the best by far.

Anyone been to ATLAS in Singapore? great gin bar.
 

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So today I had a look at the local distillery here in Bundaberg.Kalki Moon.
free tour and 2 complimentary tastes.They have a standard,premium and navy gins plus a barrel aged gin-only make 365 bottles a year of this.
They have a vodka and later this year their first rum.
Three liquers-a pink gin and 2 based on vodka.

I enjoyed their premium gin.One of the botanicals is fresh finger lime grown locally.

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Hi all, I get the current craze with gins. But I have a question for all the people who have such a focus.

I often get asked what gin is the best to buy. Invariably from people who are not gin-savants. I always go with my personal favorite - Bombay Sapphire. My question is that is there another mainstream gin that people would consider superior to Bombay Sapphire, in that price margin? And if so, why? ( Iam taliking for normal people who want to make a cocktail - not gin connoisseurs)
 

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Hi all, I get the current craze with gins. But I have a question for all the people who have such a focus.

I often get asked what gin is the best to buy. Invariably from people who are not gin-savants. I always go with my personal favorite - Bombay Sapphire. My question is that is there another mainstream gin that people would consider superior to Bombay Sapphire, in that price margin? And if so, why? ( Iam taliking for normal people who want to make a cocktail - not gin connoisseurs)
I'm a fan of the Tanqueray gins which at least at duty free price can be got for only slightly more than the Bombay Sapphire.
 

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Hi all, I get the current craze with gins. But I have a question for all the people who have such a focus.

I often get asked what gin is the best to buy. Invariably from people who are not gin-savants. I always go with my personal favorite - Bombay Sapphire. My question is that is there another mainstream gin that people would consider superior to Bombay Sapphire, in that price margin? And if so, why? ( Iam taliking for normal people who want to make a cocktail - not gin connoisseurs)
I prefer Tanqueray to be honest, same price point or lower.
 

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So today I had a look at the local distillery here in Bundaberg.Kalki Moon.
free tour and 2 complimentary tastes.They have a standard,premium and navy gins plus a barrel aged gin-only make 365 bottles a year of this.
They have a vodka and later this year their first rum.
Three liquers-a pink gin and 2 based on vodka.

I enjoyed their premium gin.One of the botanicals is fresh finger lime grown locally.

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Slightly off topic but these distilleries all need to have ethanol fumes gas detection!

One tiny accident and these places can go Kaboom!

Being such a craft industry safety isn't high on the list it seems.

(I know as I'm in the gas detection industry)
 

jakeseven7

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Finished off Four Pillars Navy Strenght and that will be the last Four Pillars I buy now its been gobbled up by a large Asian multinational. I also prefer to support local.

Another great one, I recently bought Brunswick Aces Spades Gin - one of my favourite so far. These guys also make a non-alcoholic version as well as increasingly less people are drinking these days so good to have on hand!



 

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