12 Days of Foodie Christmas

On the first day of Christmas my true love ……well they gave me booze…very fine booze indeed.  A stop at Dillions Small Batch Distillers in Beamsville is in order http://dillons.ca.  As the website states spirits made with natural bases and infused and finished with botanicals and woodImage

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Right here in Niagara we can find Canadian Rye whisky, vodka, gin and my favourite, bitters. I can’t decide whether I like the DSB or cranberry bitters more. The key to a quality hand crafted cocktail.  They even sell the bitters in a gift set for the indecisive. My foodie hubby has his eye on a book on bitters.

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A tour at Dillons is worth the time.  Learn about the distilling process and about the  reintroduction of absinthe, the growing of wormwood and how the industry defers from winemaking.

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Their labelling is simple, retro and just plain beautiful.  Experiencing Dillons makes me want to drink gin gimlets.

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