Aviation Gin with Mum, Brenna & Steph

Aviation Gin, The American Gin Owned By A Canadian. So says the video spot starring & voiced by the professionally handsome recent gin brand purchaser, Ryan Reynolds: It works because really, all any of us want is to be purchased by a celebrity.  Especially a Canadian celebrity who would send us on very polite maple […]

Aviation Gin with Mum, Brenna & Steph

The Top 18 iScotch Posts That Weren’t

In the course of running a blog, you lose shit. If, like me, you’re a photographer first and foremost, you don’t lose photos, but you do lose slips of paper. Especially when those slips of paper were last seen at some point in a late night analysis of the subjective qualities of grain-based intoxicants. But, since I […]

The Top 18 iScotch Posts That Weren’t

Boodles London Dry Gin with Steve

Gin: because every once in a while you have to give your liver a break from brown liquor and take your malaria medication. Boodles started as a brand in 1845 in London, and has been passed around various companies until its current owner, Proxima. You know them for Kraken Spiced Rum & Jose Cuervo, so you probably either […]

Boodles London Dry Gin with Steve

Dillon’s Rose Gin Batch 11 with Dan & Alex

Dillon’s Rose Gin, a flavoured gin liquor. We’re well out of our wheelhouse with this one. Rose gins aren’t too uncommon, and rose hips show up as one of the botanicals in a few major brands too. But in this case, the rose petals are steeped in the gin, and then the whole thing is sweetened […]

Dillon’s Rose Gin Batch 11 with Dan & Alex

Death’s Door Gin with Peter & Virginia

Last night I had a brief visit with some old friends in Toronto, and I took a bottle of gin with me to say hello. I found Death’s Door Gin at the LCBO and immediately dug the label – I like maps. The little bit of marketing was pretty compelling and the price was right. Death’s […]

Death’s Door Gin with Peter & Virginia

Strait Gin 51 with Davey

Hey, there, Christmas gin. And hey there, loyal reader! Last week was three years of iScotch (and I forgot), thanks for sticking around! Strait Gin 51 is from The Myriad View Artisan Distillery on Prince Edward Island. I visited the island a lot as a kid, lots of beach and Green Gables. I think I […]

Strait Gin 51 with Davey

Updated! Dillon’s Unfiltered Gin 22 by Holly (Guest Review), or WWHD? (What Would Hemingway Do?) with Dan, Laura & Ryan

Simon – My good friend, fellow blogger, theoretical band bandmate and four kinds of ninja Holly has been bribed to write for us with the promise of an Ontario gin! Check out her blog as well. Apologies for the crappy photo (left). WWHD? (What Would Hemingway Do?) **Though I have been unable to appreciate the taste […]

Updated! Dillon’s Unfiltered Gin 22 by Holly (Guest Review), or WWHD? (What Would Hemingway Do?) with Dan, Laura & Ryan