Dec 19 2017
Henry C Ramos, creator of the Ramos Fizz, and his staff. The cocktail named after Ramos, owner of the bygone Imperial Cabinet Saloon in downtown New Orleans, was originally (in 1888) called the New Orleans Fizz. The drink was so popular that Ramos had to employ anywhere from 12 to 20 bartenders...
Dec 18 2017
The last six finalists in the Fords Festive Cocktail Challenge! Twelve finalists will recreate their recipes in January, competing to win a trip with Fords Gin to NYC!!! Everyone has done a fantastic job.. we’ve been fortunate enough to enjoy some really great cocktails. London is absolutely...
Dec 15 2017
Introducing six of the twelve finalists in Fords Festive Cocktail Challenge. The twelve finalists will re-create their recipes for judges in January, and an overall winner will be crowned to win a trip to New York!!! We have tasted some really amazing cocktails so far, and are blown away by the...
Dec 14 2017
Bittersweet, smooth, and floral, check out the Gin Ration from @junipervancouver Gin Ration: _____________ Fords Gin Sultana-infused Amontillado Sherry 10 yr Tawny Port Mia Amata Amaro Juniper and peppercorn tincture Angostura bitters Expressed orange oil garnish, peel discarded
Dec 13 2017
Check out @evebarldn’s take on a deconstructed Fords dirty martini. Awesome. _____________ Fords Gin Fat washed olive oil Absentroux Fino Sherry White balsamic vinegar Sea salt foam
Dec 12 2017
The Jasmine flowers in Fords botanical recipe add elegant floral notes, as well as a dry finish. Jasmine also pairs well with honey, in a classic gin cocktails such as the Bees knees, or tea, which you can find in many holiday punch bowls
Dec 11 2017
Fords Martini. Up, with a twist. Fresh and floral with elegant notes of juniper and orange blossom. Finished off with a bright citrus zest from the lemon peel. _______________ 2 parts Fords Gin 1 part Dry Vermouth 1 dash orange bitters Stirred, with plenty of ice in a mixing glass and strained into...
Dec 08 2017
Orris powder, Angelica root and Lemon peel being added to the Fords botanical mix. Fords Gin is made with a mix of nine botanicals sources from around the world. It starts with a traditional backbone base of juniper and coriander seed, balanced with citrus from bitter orange, lemon and grapefruit...
Dec 07 2017
Check out the super festive ‘Tinseltown Fizz’ from our friends at @littlebatbar for Fords Festive Cocktail Challenge Keep the beautiful cocktails coming, London!!! ..And that Fords wrapping paper.. #ffcc #fordsgin #thecocktailgin #fordsfestivecocktailchallenge _____________ Fords Gin Buzz Buttons...
Dec 06 2017
Santa’s Whiskers, from @satans_whiskers for Fords Festive Cocktail Challenge Delicious!!! _____________ Fords Gin Rose Port Lemon Egg White Orgeat Absinthe Red currant
Dec 05 2017
‘Bad Santa’s Hard Shake’ from @thewigmore London for Fords Festive Cocktail Challenge _____________ Fords Gin Spiced Wigmore Saison beer syrup Homemade soft serve ice cream Dollop of Christmas pudding
Dec 04 2017
Check out this beautiful fizz from @sagerandwilde for Fords Festive Cocktail Challenge! ⛄️ _____________ Fords Gin Frankincense Chinotto Egg Yolk Lemon Sugar Soda
Dec 01 2017
A fortified mulled Cider from @barswift for Fords Festive Cocktail Competition. Fords Gin, Becherovka, honey, fresh ginger, yellow sultanas and apple cider. Beautiful!!!
Nov 30 2017
Thanks to @keeping.up.with.jones for slinging some awesome Fords Gin cocktails last night in Dallas!!! @nerdy_drinker _______________ #fordsgin #thecocktailgin #bybartendersforbartenders #the86co #madeformixing #ninebotanicals #londondrygin
Nov 29 2017
We thought this was a really beautiful Negroni, made by @rootbitters _________________ 1oz Fords Gin 1oz Sweet Vermouth 1oz Campari _________________ Stir all ingredients thoroughly in a mixing glass with ice and strain. Express one orange peel and discard. Garnish with a caramelized orange slice....
Nov 28 2017
If you’re a wine lover, you have to understand grapes. If you’re a food lover, you have to understand technique and ingredients. If you’re a gin lover, chances are you probably know a bit about Juniper. Juniper berries are a spice used in a wide variety of culinary dishes and best known for the...
Nov 27 2017
A Corpse Reviver #2 made with Fords Gin Absinthe rinse .75 oz Fords Gin .75 oz Cointreau .75 oz Lillet Blanc .75 oz Lemon Juice ____________________ Published in Harry Craddocks’s 1930 Savoy Cocktail Book, Harry said of the Corpse Reviver #2: “Four of these taken in quick succession will unrevive...
Nov 23 2017
Holiday season is punch season for cocktail lovers. The word punch originated from the Sanskrit Panc, meaning "five", as the drink was originally made with five ingredients: alcohol, sugar, lemon, water, and tea or spices. (Strong, sweet, sour, weak, and spice) The drink was brought to...
Nov 22 2017
Here is a warm cocktail recipe that will serve entire parties for those who love the flavor or gin and the classic autumn combination of apple and cinnamon. We call it the Spiced Apple & Gin Warmer Spiced Apple & Gin Warmer I bottle of Fords Gin 5 Liters of Apple Cider or Cloudy Apple Juice...
Nov 20 2017
Beautiful shot courtesy of @niftyfifty_cocktails, showcasing a great cocktail perched atop one of our #navystrength Amontillado Sherry barrels. Fords Gin Mezcal Sloe Gin Absinthe Vanilla Orange Bitters