Dr.sylvius Gin Lane

Dr.sylvius Gin Lane

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“I'm on a Gin & Tonic diet. So far I've lost 2 days!”
 
This month's pack is a tribute to Dr. Sylvius and a wonderful drink called Gin. It is believed that Jenever (or Gin) has been invented by a Dutch chemist and alchemist Dr. Franciscus Sylvius (1614-1672). As was with many other spirits, Gin was originally intended to be used as a medicine. Although several different styles have evolved since the beginning, the main component still remains Juniper berry, obviously.
 
In the first half of the 18th century the consumption of Gin increased rapidly in Great Britain, especially in London. The city had a virtual epidemic of extreme drunkenness, this provoked legislative backlash and moral outrage which was also illustrated by William Hogarth in his famous engravings "Beer Street and Gin Lane" from 1751.
 
As time passed Gin slowly regained back its reputation. Today it is a popular base spirit for many classic mixed drinks, including the Martini.
 
Trivia & SmartAss Corner:
Hardcore Gin lovers say the word Martini should never be preceded by vodka, lobster or pomegranate. They say the original and only real Martini consists of Gin, vermouth & olives, period!  But Churchill went even further; here is his famous Churchill's Martini Recipe: Shake gin in a cocktail shaker with cracked ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and look at the vermouth bottle on the other side of the room. Garnish with olive.
 
We have put some of the finest Gins in this month’s Flaviar tasting pack. Check them below. Now grab a pack, call your friends and juniperize yourself!
 

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