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Nov 17 2017
Distilled at the Thames Distillery in London, Fords Gin’s creation comes from a collaboration between 8th generation Master Distiller Charles Maxwell and Simon Ford of The 86 Co. . . . . . #fordsgin #simonford #ginstagram #the86co #bybartendersforbartenders
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Nov 16 2017
Gin-Sling 45ml/1.5oz Fords Gin 25ml/0.75oz Fresh Lemon Juice 15ml/0.5oz Maraschino Liqueur 15ml/0.5oz Cherry Brandy 5ml/0.25oz Benedictine Top - Soda water Shake all ingredients, except soda water, with ice and strain over crushed ice into a sling glass or hi-ball. Top with soda water. Garnish with...
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Nov 15 2017
Gin for Cocktails! Made with a thoughtful mix of 9 Botanicals including Jasmine & grapefruit.
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Nov 07 2017
The Dry Martini “Quite simply the king of cocktails, no drink has done more to push the cocktail I️ to the limelight” - Dan Warner The image of a martini glass, punctuated with an olive is timelessly enduring through film, art and culture. A marriage of Gin and vermouth, nobody is quite sure who...
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Nov 06 2017
The Botanicals used to make Fords Gin are sourced from nine different countries. Even though our Gin is made in London from locally sourced English wheat for the base alcohol the rest of the ingredients come from the places around the globe where those ingredients grow indigenously. That is why our...
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Nov 05 2017
The Gimlet (circa. 1860) 2oz/60ml Fords Gin 0.75oz/20ml Lime Cordial Stir ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Some Gimlet History A daily ration of lime was administered by the British Royal Navy as a defense against scurvy. They sometimes also received a Gin ration which...
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Nov 05 2017
Fords Gin is made using three different types of citrus peel for their essential oils. They are grapefruit peel from Turkey, Lemon peel from Spain and bitter orange peel from Haiti and Morocco. Citrus adds brightness to a gin and their profile helps enhance Gin Cocktails such as the classic martini...
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Nov 05 2017
When creating the recipe for @fordsgin we tested each batch we made in classic cocktails to see how it worked in mixed drinks. Our philosophy is that most of the time Gin is used this way. The final product isn’t the Gin in the bottle but the drink it is served in and so making sure we had a gin...
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Nov 04 2017
The Ori-GIN-al Cocktail (1798) 50ml/1.75oz Fords Gin 15ml/0.5oz Triple Sec 15ml/0.5oz Ginger Syrup 2 dashes of Angostura Bitters Stir Ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a lemon & orange peel. #agreatcocktailanywhere #fordsgin #thecocktailgin #...
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Nov 03 2017
Fords Gin is made in two stills made by the legendary still making John Dore. Aeneas Coffey was granted a patent for his still in 1830 but from the years 1830. In 1935 he set up Aeneas Coffey and Sons in London to keep up with orders. This company reminds in business today under the name John Dore...
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Nov 02 2017
‘The Greene Ford’ Made at @whiteoakny Fords Gin Cucumber Lime Rosemary Agave
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Nov 01 2017
Mini Martini’s on the go. #agreatcocktailanywhere #fordsginmartini
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Oct 31 2017
Juniper berries are the heart and core of Fords Gin. 49.5% of our recipe is Juniper that is sourced from Italy. #ginfact #ginknowledge #juniper #fordsgin
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Oct 31 2017
Juniper berries are the heart and core of Fords Gin. 49.5% of our recipe is Juniper that is sourced from Italy. #ginfact #ginknowledge #juniper #fordsgin Juniper is harvested by hitting wooden sticks. Only ripe berries will fall which are then collected in baskets, juniper can take 2-3 years to...
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Oct 31 2017
The Bramble (London - 1980’s) Legendary London bartender Dick Bradsell created The Bramble whilst working at Fred’s Bar in London’s Soho. It rapidly became the go to drink to many bartenders and arguably propelled Gin Cocktails Back into the limelight. The Bramble 50ml/2oz Fords Gin 20ml/0.75oz...
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Oct 31 2017
Get the story behind Fords Gin from its creator, Simon Ford. Find out how late-night flavor maps and botanical profile study resulted in a London dry gin. Simon Ford has spent decades in the drinks industry. He started working in wine shops in his native England, eventually opening Koba, Brighton’s...
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Oct 30 2017
Gin’s history is rooted in the age old philosophy of ‘for medicinal purposes’. Juniper, gins core ingredient, has been used, has been used for medicine as far back as ancient Egypt. The Ebers Papyrus, which is said to be the most important Egyptian medical papers ever written, prescribed Juniper as...
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Oct 29 2017
One of our favorite modern classic cocktails is the LONDON CALLING which is a staple at Milk and Honey in London. It was created in 2003 by bartender @chrisjeppo and has been included in every Milk & Honey menu since then. London Calling 50ml/2oz Fords Gin 20ml/0.75oz Fresh Lemon Juice 15ml/0....
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Oct 28 2017
Bee’s Knees (Circa. 1920’s) Born of Prohibition, this simple enduring classic made use of easily available ingredients that may have been used to mask poor quality “bathtub” gins of the time. Interestingly during prohibition one of the best selling items in the Sears catalog was Essence of Juniper...
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Oct 27 2017
The Negroni (circa. 1919) Reportedly created by bartender Fosco Scarselli at Caffe Casoni in Florence, Italy for Count Camillo Negroni when he requested his regular drink, the Americano, be strengthened by replacing the soda water and gin. Ingredients 35ml/1oz Fords Gin 20ml/0.75oz Campari 20ml/0....

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