All about ginger beer

But first an introduction in the ginger world (and if you want to see more about ginger and ginger beers check Spicy Root.) Ginger- a magic root with superpowers. But what is it? Ginger is part of the Zingiberaceae family, alongside cardamom and turmeric. It is found easily in India, Jamaica, Fiji, Indonesia, and Australia.Continue reading “All about ginger beer”

About prohibition, bootlegging and moonshine

The United State prohibition from 1920 to 1933 was the legal prevention of the manufacture, sale, and transportation of alcoholic beverages and this is how the 18th Amendment. The temperance movement that was widely supported helped in making the prohibition possible.  But will all this stop the people from drinking?  Well as they soon foundContinue reading “About prohibition, bootlegging and moonshine”

The history of Mezcal

Mezcal is a distilled spirit made from the agave plant. Tequila is a type of Mezcal not the other way around like most people would think. There are 3 major differences between the two: they’re produced in different regions, made from different varieties of agave, distilled differently.  Location Oaxaca and Durango are famous for theirContinue reading “The history of Mezcal”

The short history of beer

It is hard to pinpoint an exact time of the first appearance of beer, but the earliest proof that we found was in what we call now Iran,  3400 B.C. Now this is proof that people like drinking from the beginning of times.  The popularity of alcoholic drinks was driven by the uncertain quality ofContinue reading “The short history of beer”

Gordon’s Gin History

We will do this in fast forward, because we don’t want to board you with too much writing.  First of all Gordon’s is made by the British spirit company called Diageo. This brand was first produced in 1769. Now this is a drink with a history.  The first distillery that he built was in  Southwark,Continue reading “Gordon’s Gin History”

All about gin

As other liquors, gin was first used in the medical field as a medicinal liquor. It was made by monks and alchemists and it was many present in Italy and the Netherlands(were it first appeared) In the 17th century, Dutch sailor brought gin to England where it become very popular. the high taxes on importedContinue reading “All about gin”

A history of Absolut Vodka

A pretty famous drink with a lot of flavours and the power to get you drunk real fast.  This month is dedicated to Absolut vodka. Let’s find out more about this drink. One of their selling points is that they make it with no added sugar and all their ingredients are natural. The main ingredientsContinue reading “A history of Absolut Vodka”