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Drinks, Reviews

August 29, 2014 |
Sipsmith VJOP

Sipsmith VJOP is a London Dry gin which stands for Very Junipery Over Proof and is the latest addition to the Sipsmith portfolio. The distillery was established in 2009 in London’s Hammersmith and at the time, was home to the first gin to be made in London in over 189 years. Sipsmith VJOP Sipsmith VJOP [...]

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Drinks

August 27, 2014 |
Tito’s Handmade Vodka

Tito’s Handmade Vodka, a craft spirit produced in Austin, Texas has just been launched in Australia. The vodka is made by Tito Beveridge (his real name) at Texas’ first and oldest legal distillery. The spirit is produced in small batches from 100% corn and distilled six times in pot stills. Photography © by Gourmantic – [...]

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Drinks

August 26, 2014 |
Top 10 Australian Craft Spirits

The Australian craft spirit industry is undergoing a revolution. Whether it’s whisky from Queensland, sloe gin from Tasmania or rum from Western Australia, interest in local brands is growing among consumers with several bars stocking and promoting quality local craft spirits. Here at Gourmantic, we have always been big fans of the local craft industry, [...]

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Drinks

August 25, 2014 |
The Lost Distillery: Auchnagie, Stratheden & Gerston Whisky

The Lost Distillery is a name that evokes the romance of times past with a dose of nostalgia for the olden times. In the last 100 years, several distilleries have closed down in Scotland due to several reasons including world wars, loss of demand and resources. In 1925, 124 Scottish distilleries were in existence whereas [...]

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Drinks, Events

August 21, 2014 |
Taste Orange @ Sydney & Pop Up Bar 2014

Taste Orange @ Sydney, a three day and night food and wine celebration in Martin Place in Sydney’s CBD was officially launched yesterday in conjunction with Destination NSW. Photography © by Ed Sullivan for Gourmantic – Copyright: All rights reserved. The region’s food and wine producers including Orange’s musicians and singers provided entertainment and a [...]

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Drinks

August 14, 2014 |
Sullivans Cove Whisky Masterclass

When your whisky wins the World’s Best Single Malt Whisky at the 2014 World Whiskies Awards, you can expect to pack a full house at an industry wine event. Sullivans Cove Whisky Speaking at a masterclass held at the annual 3 Winos event, Sullivans Cove Marketing Manager, Bert Cason had a captive audience, everyone eagerly [...]

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