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A vodka to knock your socks off!

Chase Limited Edition Raspberry Vodka

Not because it is like rocket fuel, but rather because it is stunningly good. I’ve been a big fan of Chase straight potato vodka for a while now, but this latest offering really is something else: Raspberry vodka. It has been

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Gin Crisis

So there is a shortage of juniper berries to make that most British of tipples – gin. My initial reaction when I saw the headline was that it was probably because of the rapidly growing popularity of the spirit, but

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Two good reasons not to try distilling your own moonshine!

Last Tuesday night I was explaining to some of my Unit 4 WSET Diploma students about the skill needed to be able to cut out the heads when making various spirits. The reason is, of course, that the heads (the

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