The Affordable Elegance of Premium Gin

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Beverage Dynamics shares the “affordable elegance and unrivaled complexity of premium gin” in the July/August 2014 issue.

Bendistillery‘s Crater Lake Estate Gin is named a favorite among gin enthusiasts. “Released each fall, the 2013 edition includes hand-harvested juniper, lime basil and lemon balm. After distillation, the 85-proof gin is briefly rested in oak.”

 Read the full article here.

Phillips Debuts Prairie Organic Gin & Cucumber Vodka

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Phillips Distilling  just released two new organic spirits – Prairie Organic Gin and Prairie Organic Cucumber-Flavored Vodka!

Twin Cities Business, Minneapolis Tidbits and The Heavy Table feature the debut of these Minnesota-made spirits. Full press release is available at this link.

Prairie Organic Spirits are certified organic and handcrafted with Minnesota-grown single vintage organic corn by a co-op of over 900 farmers, all stakeholders in the brand.

Drink Like James Bond

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Minnesota Monthly‘s Rachel Hutton shares Phillips Gin-Ka in today’s TC Taste blog.  A gin and vodka blend first introduced to the public in 1971, Phillips Distilling Company reintroduced Gin-Ka to the public this fall.

Inspired by James Bond, Hutton recommends the Vesper cocktail, ” a drink Bond invents in Casino Royale: three measures of gin, one of vodka, and half a measure of Kina Lillet shaken until cold and then garnished with lemon peel.”