Louisville, Ky.-based Copper & Kings American Brandy Co. has distilled the world’s oldest known gin recipe, first documented in 1495, by a wealthy merchant from the Duchy of Guelders (in what we now know as Germany).
I just got back from a few days in Oaxaca touring mezcal distilleries and learning more than I ever thought there was to know about agave. Special thanks to Pro Mexico and Mezcales de Oaxaca for setting the whole thing up. And for more on mezcal, check out Week 18 in The Year of Drinking Adventurously.
The Drinkable Week returns with a stop in London for some junipery goodness at Gin Festival and the leader of the London gin renaissance, Sipsmith Distillery. It’s exciting to see the streets of the capital awash in gin once again (but in a good way this time).