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At-home Gin Cocktail Recipes Gin has come a long way since its days as a Medieval medicinal spirit and this list proves there's more ways to mix it up beyond the gin and tonic. The classic gimlet was developed in 1867when lime...
The Top Gins from Around the World Originating in the Middle Ages in Holland, when juniper-infused spirits were popular herbal remedies, gin later became greatly popular in England during the "Gin Craze", and is now experiencing a renaissance as a new generation discovers its intense taste. Gin's distinctively...
The Finest French Cognacs Available A favorite spirit of business executives, hip-hop moguls and aristocrats around the world, Cognac is deeply rooted to the French soil from which it comes. Distilled from the thin, acidic white wines of the Cognac region and aged...
A Guide to High Quality Cognacs Under $75 Cognac, the preferred drink of Victor Hugo, Winston Churchill and many big-name rappers today, is generally thought of as a drink reserved for the elite. However, with the current spirits and cocktail renaissance, there are plenty...
Vodka might not necessarily be French but France makes noteworthy vodka, as proven by its popularity in places like the U.S. Looking at a Dalí painting for the first time, you'd be hard-pressed to understand what's going...
Top Flavored & Infused Vodkas to Drink Vodka can be as wild and dynamic as you let it, particularly when it comes to the flavored variety. Of course, the practice of soaking fruit in spirits to infuse them with a...
The Top Vodka Brands If you take your vodka seriously, you've come to the right place. GAYOT sampled top-shelf vodka offerings from around the world to come up with a list of the best, most authentically-made options. Contrary to popular belief, vodka should have flavor, in...
Recipes for Great-Tasting Vodka Cocktails By Lilly Kuwashima Vodka's crisp, clean and subtle flavor blends beautifully with lemon juice, ginger beer and even absinthe. In fact, it mixes well with almost anything. That's probably one of the reasons vodka is, by volume,...
Rum, once the disreputable liquor associated with peg-leg pirates, the slave trade and kitschy tiki bars, has emerged as an elegant libation to be sipped and savored. GAYOT is breaking down the basics to help you enjoy this popular...
Top Rated Rums You'll Love Blame it on Blackbeard and Prohibition-era bootleggers for rum's decades-long snub by high society. Thankfully, things have changed considerably over the years. Rum, mainly produced in the Caribbean, is enjoying a renaissance as forward-thinking distilleries...