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Sapphire Gibson Cocktail

Martinis are great but have you ever tried a Gibson Cocktail? It is a mixture of gin and vermouth just like a martini but instead of putting olives in it, you use cocktail onions. Sounds like very little change, right? Actually, the touch of sweet and sour from the pickled onions gives a mild but significant change to the cocktail. I actually prefer the onions. Continue reading Sapphire Gibson Cocktail

Aviation Search and Rescue

Aviation Search and Rescue at oldfatguy.ca

In a previous post, I spoke about our Aviation Disaster, we ran out of Aviation Gin. My friend, Heather, had brought us some from the big city but it wasn’t available in our local liquor store. The search was on! Fortunately, the local BC Liquor Store manager ordered a case of Aviation gin so we could get some and now the store has it in stock. We were rescued. We had to come up with a cocktail to celebrate. Welcome to the Aviation Search and Rescue. Continue reading Aviation Search and Rescue

Aviation Disaster!

Aviation Gin at oldfatguy.ca

We tried a recipe from the Aviation Gin site in a prior post. Unfortunately, we could not find Aviation Gin in the local liquor store. A friend was coming up from the big city and surprised me with a bottle of Aviation Gin.

I really liked it. It has a crisper, fresher taste than the other gins I have tried. Over the next few days we tried several great cocktails which you will see in subsequent posts. It was good times, good drinks and good gin.

The disaster? I am almost out of Aviation Gin and I still can’t get it here!

The Old Fat Guy