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10. July 2020
500ml whiskey bottle with a yellow label and two chickens on it. yellow cardboard in the background. Earth, corn kernels and chicken feather as decoration. Sulm Valley Whiskey

Gold in San Francisco for our Sulm Valley Whiskey

We are proud to announce that our Sulm Valley Whiskey was awarded a gold medal at the San Francisco World Spirits Competition. This award is particularly humbling because we have done so well with a Styrian “bourbon” in the country it’s origin (officially we cannot call it a bourbon, but the recipe corresponds to a bourbon). This special whiskey is […]
6. July 2020
Lying, slim G+ Gin bottle of tangerine with CWSA double gold medal, next to it filled glass with ice cubes, flowers as decoration

1:2, 1:4 or 1:10 – what is the perfect gin to tonic mixing ratio?

We’re often asked the question of how to mix gin and tonic correctly and the honest answer to this mystery is: “it depends”. Unfortunately, it is common in the culinary industry to serve a fixed amount of gin, usually 4cl, with 200ml tonic. This results in a mixing ratio of 1:5, but the mixing ratio recommended by the manufacturer is […]
15. June 2020
Distillery Krauss logo plus thats the spirit

New Logo – That’s the spirit

Some of you who were paying attention have already noticed: we have a new logo! The swan is still there, but we added a new font to the word “Krauss” and added the word “DISTILLERY”. Why have we done this? Somehow we combine the old logo with our garage and with Carmen and Werner as a team of two. But […]
15. June 2020
Advent wreath, golden Christmas decoration, mulled wine in a cup, tasting glass with gin and a bottle of G Plus Krauss gin

Mulled Gin Recipe

Mulled wine is of course something fine, but we thought that with our gin something warm and festive could be created. So we tried Mulled Gin. After the recipe successfully passed the internal tasting test, we would of course like to share it with you. You will need: 1 litre mild apple juice 4 cloves 2 cinnamon sticks 1 piece […]
15. June 2020
4 tall, slim bottles of Danger Line Gin from the Distillery Krauss, lemons, lavender, juniper and mandarins as decoration

Redesign, Makover, Renewal – or whatever you call it these days …

In any case, as part of our corporate identity update, we have already presented our new logo and we have also given our Danger Line bottles a boost. Now it’s time for our classic gin. Until today it was called G+ London Dry Gin, which has led to countless misunderstandings. London Dry is actually not a gin name, but a […]
15. June 2020
DI Dr. Werner Krauss with Wolfram Ortner at the World Spirits Award 2019

Continuity – WSA 2019

kɒntɪnjuːɪti Variable noun continuous connection; consistency; steady progress of something The WSA (World Spirits Award) has been a constant companion since the beginning of our work. With all the national and international tastings that already exist, it is important to filter out those that stand out for their professionalism and neutrality. Our experience has shown that not all that glitters […]
15. June 2020
Lying, slim G+ Gin bottle of tangerine with CWSA double gold medal, next to it filled glass with ice cubes, flowers as decoration

Simple tricks to impress your guests

A well-stocked house bar is no longer a rarity. Here are a few tips here on how you can get even more out of your drinks and really impress your guests. 1.)    Particular Glasses Anyone who has ever drunk an Aperol Spritzer from a glass with a handle (me) knows that the right (or wrong) glass definitely makes a difference. […]
24. April 2020
Tall, slim 500ml bottle of G+ London Dry

London Dry – what does it actually mean?

Gin has various manufacturing methods, all of which have their own names. This article is intended to clarify the different types of gin. First, however, we would like to briefly give an insight into the gin production itself. The fact that juniper is decisive for gin is now widely known, but there is a rumour that gin is actually a […]
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