TGIF! I hope you’ve had a lovely week and survived the latest storm. With the weekend quickly approaching, I thought I’d share with your our favorite mixed drink. Gin and tonic, anyone? Come see our favorite brands of each!
I’m usually more of a wine gal, but I do enjoy a mixed drink sometimes too. A few years ago when my husband and I were trying to cut down on carbs we switched from wine to gin for a few months. (Theoretically we were trying to cut down on calories and carbs.) And we developed quite a taste for it! Then, one of my sweet former neighbors at the lake turned us on to a yummy new brand. Or new to us at least. It’s called Rangpur by Tangeuray.
Now, some people don’t care for gin because they say it tastes like a pine tree or Christmas tree. It is an acquired taste I suppose. However, the Rangpur has more of a distinct lime taste, so if you don’t care for regular gin, you should try this one!
Until recently the regular Tangueray and the Rangpur were produced in identical bottles. The same dark green bottle and label were on both brands, making it a bit confusing. Then yesterday while we were out shopping we tried to find the Rangpur and almost missed it. The company switched the labeling and the color of bottle so now you can easily distinguish between the two. Before both bottles were identical except for the wording. Now it’s easy to spot the Rangpur. Smart marketing move! And they are side by side on the shelf.
Also, if you are a true gin and tonic lover, you need to try this delicious tonic by Fever Tree. It’s available at most grocery stores and is much better than the typical brands. One bottle makes two drinks. And because the bottles are smaller, they don’t lose their fizz like the larger bottles tend to do. Fever-Tree Tonic water here
The Rangpur is now available in the large “handle” size which is also cool. It makes for less trips to the store, right? A funny little side note, when our nieces and nephews were small my family called the ABC store “Aunt Betty’s Cafe”. (to avoid saying someone was going to the liquor store.) And the name stuck.
If you are looking for a cold and refreshing drink for the weekend, check out this gin and tonic combo over ice. Add a slice of lime and you are all set! Cheers! Have a great weekend! xo Dell