Tag: gin

A. Smith Bowman Distillery: Meet Virginia Makers

As a small and privately-owned company, A. Smith Bowman Distillery is proud to share the history behind its strong Virginian roots, offer complimentary tours and tastings on a regular basis, and put its operation on the map as home of the “World’s Best Bourbon” two years in a row. Through these things and more, A. Smith Bowman shows its Virginia spirit.

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Copper Fox Distillery: Meet Virginia Makers

The story of Copper Fox Distillery begins with how much I love the smell of burning wood! As a kid, I was in charge of collecting firewood and building the campfires on family camping trips. Later, when building fires for warmth and cooking, I became more aware of the aromatic properties of different woods and the different flavors of wood smoke when used for grilling…

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James River Distillery: Meet Virginia Makers

Here at James River Distillery, we feel being located in Richmond, Virginia, is just about the best place to be. From the mountains to the sea, Virginia has a bit of everything and you can’t beat being in the capital, the heart of it all. Virginia offers a bounty of agriculture, so it’s not hard to come by quality local products and we love using all we can…

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Rosemary Rickey, Featuring KO Distilling

INGREDIENTS
Bunch of fresh rosemary
1 cup sugar
1 cup water
1 oz Battle Standard 142 Navy Strength Gin
Ice
Seltzer Water

PREPARATION
Simmer rosemary, sugar, and water in a small saucepan over low heat to make a simple syrup.  Let cool. Strain into an airtight container to remove the rosemary, and set aside.

Pour gin over ice, and add .25 oz simple syrup. Refrigerate the rest of the simple syrup for later use.  Top with seltzer water, and garnish with a fresh rosemary sprig.