Finally after 7 or 8 weeks the Forgan dark spiced rum has finished fermenting. Its going to take 48 hours to clear and settle before its first distillation. The aromas of dark sugar and molasses are amazing. This is going to be a single cask rum aged in the barrel from the first [commercial] batch of Forgan corn whiskey. The fermented wash is so thick and dark, I can't get a reading of the alcohol content due to it being so thick. I'm sure not all the sugar has turned to alcohol hence the reading on my bobber being useless. I'll let you know how it's going on Sunday.
Thank #ForganGin it's Friday The Rosemary, Forgan Gin and Grapefruit Cocktail 50ml of Forgan Gin 75ml of ruby grapefruit 25ml simple syrup a sprig of rosemary Add your Forgan Gin and other ingredients into a cocktail shaker,, smack the rosemary a couple of times to release the aromas and add it, pop in a couple of ice cubes, and shake 15-20 seconds. Strain into an old-fashioned glass filled with ice. Garnish with a slapped sprig of rosemary The sun is out, it's a long weekend so maybe finish this one and make yourself another, you deserve it. #ForganDistillery #ForganGin #ThankForgan
Thank #ForganGin it's FridayThe Pegu Cocktail50ml of Forgan Gin12ml of Cointreau12ml of real lime juice2-4 dash of Angostura bittersAdd your Forgan Gin and other ingredients into a cocktail shaker, pop in a handful of cracked ice, and shake it like you're being electrocuted for 10-15 seconds. Strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with wheel or wedge of lime.I'm sipping mine while looking out at the view over the back field, but that's just me, enjoy yours however you want, but do enjoy it.#ForganDistillery #ForganGin #ThankForgan
Thank #ForganGin it's Friday The Gibson Forgan Gin Sweet Vermouth White skinned cocktail onions Crushed Ice Put your best cocktail glass and Forgan Gin in the freezer for half an hour to an hour or so to make sure it's properly chilled. When it's nice and frosty take your glass and do a wash with the vermouth, if there's an excess throw it or drink it, you won't be judged. Pour in as much Forgan Gin as is slightly indecent and add a splash Add 1 or 2 cocktail onions Kick back and enjoy the smoothness of Forgan Gin and the subtle umami taste and texture of the Gibson #ForganDistillery #ForganGin #ThankForgan
Thank #ForganGin it's Friday The Bramble Cocktail 25ml Forgan Gin 25ml Chambord 20ml Fresh Lemon Juice Lemon wedge Crushed Ice Grab a short tumbler and some crushed ice and fill the glass to the top Pour in your Forgan Gin and lemon juice, give it a stir and add the Chambord. Finish it off with a lemon wedge hat and thank Forgan it's Friday. #ForganDistillery #ForganGin #ThankForgan