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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Knockin' on Death's Door - A Gin Review

IMG_3354 By Steve Siciliano

I would have a hard time picking out a favorite style of beer but I can state without hesitation that my favorite highball is a gin and tonic. Last night Barb and I sat on the backyard deck and we both sipped tall G&T's while watching the slowly fading twilight.

The heart of any G&T of course is the gin and at the core of last night's cocktails was Death's Door, an American-made gin distilled in Wisconsin. Despite its rather gimicky sounding name, Death's Door is a fine gin made from locally sourced organic barley and wheat and spiced with juniper, corriander and fennel.

This excellent gin retails at Siciliano's at $29.99 for a 750 ml bottle.

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