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How to Make a Great Martini (featuring The Botanist gin, Spirit of Hven Organic Vodka and Lillet Blanc)

My interest in making a good martini was sparked in what may be the most unlikely of places. It was not in some swanky cocktail bar in Melbourne or London. It was in the tropical heat of far north Queensland, … Continue reading

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What the heck is “moonshine”? A look at Melbourne Moonshine, Crazy Uncle Moonshine and Bearded Lady Charred Moonshine

“Moonshine” is now a fashionable word. You may know it as hooch, bootleg, firewater, rotgut or white lightning, or as just plain old moonshine. Some dictionaries will tell you that “moonshine” is illegally made alcohol while others will explain that it … Continue reading

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Monkey Shoulder Scotch Whisky

Hot day in Melbourne. Cooling down with some Monkey Shoulder and ice. Monkey Shoulder is one of the best value whiskies on the market IMO and real tasty – first dram tastes of cocoa coated liqueur oranges, vanilla fudge, subtle … Continue reading

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Hellyer’s Road 10 year old Slightly Peated

Salute! Looking forward to cracking open this Hellyers Road Slightly Peated 10 Year Old Tasmanian single malt. #singlemalt #whisky #hellyersroad #hellyersroaddistillery #tasmania A post shared by Angelo Capuano (@malt.mileage) on Oct 24, 2016 at 2:15am PDT Type: Single malt  Origin: Tasmania, Australia  … Continue reading

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Padron 1964 Anniversary Series (maduro)

Padron 1964 Anniversary Series. Makes my dreams come true paired with Octomore. ❤🌋🔥#whisky #cigars A post shared by Angelo Capuano (@malt.mileage) on Jan 24, 2017 at 1:59am PST It was a sunny afternoon in Melbourne and the thought of smoke … Continue reading

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Royal Lochnagar Distiller’s Edition

#Whisky and #watches! ❤ Royal Lochnagar alongside my Armand Nicolet. A post shared by Angelo Capuano (@malt.mileage) on Jan 14, 2017 at 12:03am PST In 1852 Prince Albert purchased an estate at Balmoral, which to this day is an estate … Continue reading

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The Kraken Black Spiced Rum

Yo ho ho and a bottle of rum! The Kraken Spiced Rum👍#rum #tropical #spice A post shared by Angelo Capuano (@malt.mileage) on Jan 12, 2017 at 2:51am PST The Kraken is Caribbean rum blended with natural flavours and bottled at … Continue reading

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