Oseven and Boompjes Tasting Notes

I’ve recently covered a new brand which gives its name to one of the fathers of gin, Franciscus Sylvius, the aptly named Sylvius. The distillery Onder de boompjes doesn’t just produce Sylvius though, it also houses a brand of genever named Boompjes as well as a vodka called Oseven. Take a look at my piece onContinue reading “Oseven and Boompjes Tasting Notes”

Sylvius Tasting Notes

Gin is a fickle subject. Its history and origins can be one of chatter over many a juniper based cocktail, and recently it’s come into light again with the release of a brand with what some credit as gins founding father. Sylvius originates from Holland, as did its namesake, the Dutch physician Franciscus Sylvius, who isContinue reading “Sylvius Tasting Notes”

Botran Tasting Notes

After featuring Botran in a previous piece, I’ve been lucky enough to try some more of their portfolio, and I thought it only makes sense to showcase the brand properly. So what is Botran and why was I eager to seek out more of their range? Botran is originally a name recognized for sugar cane production where the Botran family rumContinue reading “Botran Tasting Notes”

Distillnation Range Tasting Notes

There are many independent spirit specialists out their, but when it comes to fine spirits, the more exquisite brands, Distillnation can make the top spot. With brands including Ron Botran, De Luze Cognac and Artemisia Absinthe it covers categories that others shy away from and happily opens them out to the consumer eye. Distillnation itself was founded by FrancisContinue reading “Distillnation Range Tasting Notes”