OVERCUP BLOG — Gin Gimlet
Posted by Poppy Milliken on
It appears that June 11th is the time to drink your Gin. National Gin Day falls on June 11th this year, as does World Gin Day. Gin conjures up all sorts of reactions from people and has a long and very English-tinged history. Being that we were a British colony, that history was imported with the gin. Despite the strong association with Britain and colonization, gin is mostly acknowledged as having first been distilled in Holland in the early 17th century. Thus the term “Dutch Courage.” Most people order their gin in one of two ways: as a Gin and...
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