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100,000 hits - thanks to my dearest readers

Yeah - the opinionated-alchemist.blogspot.com reached the magical 100,000 hits!

Thanks so much for everyone, who took time, to read my sometimes helpful and knowledgeable, but also often angry and unforgiving posts.

In the last 16 month, I have "published" 189 posts [which makes in average 529 hits on each post].
Most popular post was surprisingly my post about ginger ale vs ginger beer. Loved to make also a post about home-crafted tonic water - however it seems still to be nearly impossible to get cinchona bark in the UAE. Stay tuned.
I am quite happy, to see one post about my favorite classic drinks on No.2: the perfect whiskey sour.
On No.3 there is another surprised, which is still one the drinks I enjoy most - the El Diablo.
Mentionable is also my post about agar-agar clarification [unfortunately my widget will disappear soon, as the embed'able spreadsheet tool is closing "its doors"].
Not really surprising is the numero cinquo - my "Perfect" Mojito. It was mentioned by a couple of posts, especially in my home-country Germany.

The stats? Quite surprisingly [at least, it was surprising, when I started this blog] the main readers are coming from the US of A. Around 65% of all hits are coming from the motherland of bars. Maybe there were also some crawlers and spiders from search engines; Google sits obviously in America... However I guess, still more than half of all readers are American friends.
Germany is on No. 2 - maybe it shows, that my popularity didn't completely extinguished. This is even more remarkable, as I am posting everything in English [though I guess, that an improved Google Translator helps a lot].
No. 3 - the UAE. This makes me especially proud, as there are overall not that many people in the United Arab Emirates - and even less expats, who are interested in alcohol.
With quite some space between, the 4th biggest audience is the UK, before Canada [again - this is remarkable - Canada, has a rather small population - but then again - big drinkers? ;) - thanks Darcy to populate me...

So one more time - I thank my readers so much, to be patient with me and read and discuss my blog.

In future, it would be nice, if I would get more feedback via comments...

Lets directly start here - what would you like to see discussed on the opinionated-alchemist.com?

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