Is anyone else noticing the small-batch Gin trend these days? I'm in FL, which I have come to accept a cultural void of sorts,especially when it comes to trends or any persuasion. Even here, Gin is becoming more popular. As my go-to liquor of choice for a proper drink, Gin never gets old and, unlike other libations, even the most undiscerning of palates can identify one gin from another to some degree.
I recently bought a good friend of mine, amongst other things, Bloom, Beefeater 24, G&J Greenall's, and Miller's Gin 90.4 for a birthday/ graduation gift. Unfortunately, we don't live close to each other so I couldn't sample those monsters with him, and, as a note, I have never tried any of those. Has anyone tried them? I am about ready to venture out of my Hendricks bubble, not because its bad, but there has to be other great gins out there right?
As far as tonic goes - I will only go with Q. It is superior.
Just as a side note:
I was on a business trip to Seattle and spent too much of my free time at a particular watering hole that specialized in various whiskeys and gins. While unwinding one day after work, I had one of the best gins that I have ever had to date. Distilled locally in the northwest, it is called "Big" or "Big Gin". Has anyone had the pleasure themselves? Does anyone know where I could buy this in the southeast?