Is Gin Just Flavored Vodka?

Is Gin Just Flavored Vodka?

By Bob Lipinski Gin is a neutral spirit like vodka, which has been flavored with a range of botanicals, then redistilled. Botanicals are parts of plants and include roots, stems, barks, leaves, flowers, berries, fruit, beans, seeds, pits, stems, skins, and so on....
Eight Fun Facts About Bourbon Whiskey

Eight Fun Facts About Bourbon Whiskey

By Bob Lipinski What is Bourbon Whiskey? A distinctive whiskey of Kentucky made from a grain mixture of a minimum 51 percent corn and aged in new, charred oak barrels. Where is it Made? Technically, bourbon whiskey can be produced anywhere in the United States...
That’s “Amari:” Bittersweet Endings To Any Meal

That’s “Amari:” Bittersweet Endings To Any Meal

By Bob Lipinski Amari (plural of amaro), the Italian term for “bitters,” refers to distilled spirits containing an infusion of bittering “botanicals” such as herbs, roots, or barks. Some of the many botanicals used include gentian, rhubarb, quinine, aniseed, saffron,...