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Meet Simon Ford And Taste His Marvelous Gin

Fords Gin is a collaborative endeavor between those with a history of serving drinks and those with a history of making drinks. The gin is a flavorsome affair whose sippable nature belies its 45% ABV.

Simon Ford formerly of Pernod Ricard and Jason Kosmas of New York’s Employees Only a bar the stuff of legends, and Speakeasy Cocktails, an excellent book on Cocktails, are some of the players in this new venture. Rather than become brand ambassadors for someone else’s product the moved out on their own to bring us the best products they can find. Their portfolio includes Aylesbury Duck VodkaCaña Brava Rum,  Tequila Cabeza, and this the  Fords Gin.

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Máté Hartai Named Brand Advocate of Fords Gin


Fords Gin, the cocktail gin, has appointed Máté Hartai as a Brand Advocate. Based in Austin, Texas, Hartai will oversee Fords Gin growth in Texas and neighboring states while also supporting sister brands in The 86 Co. portfolio (Tequila Cabeza, Cana Brava Rum and Aylesbury Duck Vodka).  Hartai brings nearly 15 years of bartending and hospitality experience to the role where he will drive gin education among trade and consumers, assist in sales and key account management, participate in national trade events and host Fords Gin activations, among other responsibilities. Continue reading

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Customized Holiday Cocktail Party From Jason Kosmas

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Whether you are having friends over for dinner or organizing an office cocktail party, the choice of drinks is always a difficult one in creating a unique experience. Local award wining mixologist, Jason Kosmas will help you. For the month of December Mr. Kosmas is giving away his expertise. He will provide you with customized cocktail recipes and drink ideas for your holiday party, dinner or get together with the purchase of any of his crafted spirits; Aylesbury Duck Vodka, Caña Brava Rum and Fords Gin.  Continue reading

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