Posts Tagged ‘Gin’

  • Gin and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

    Gin and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

    February 9th, 2017 | Bartending | journalpulp | No Comments

    Did you know that gin is flavored vodka? It’s a Dutch invention. The word itself comes from the Dutch word jenever, which in English is genever, in French genievre — all of which derive from the Latin juniperus — and this goes far in explaining why the predominant flavor of gin is juniper berry. The […]

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  • Putting the Cock Back in Cocktail: Spirit Hound

    September 15th, 2015 | Bartending | journalpulp | Comments Off on Putting the Cock Back in Cocktail: Spirit Hound

    Deliver my soul from the sword, my darling from the power of the dog: Thank you for watching.

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  • How to Make the Perfect Gin Martini

    How to Make the Perfect Gin Martini

    August 14th, 2014 | Bartending | journalpulp | 15 Comments

    The Perfect Gin Martini: This is Part 8 in our Putting-the-Cock-Back-in-Cocktail series: Don’t forget to watch the Carpet-Licker and the Cosmo. And Getting Numb with Rum.

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  • Gin And The Murky Origins Of The Martini

    Gin And The Murky Origins Of The Martini

    October 24th, 2012 | Bartending | journalpulp | 2 Comments

    In hell, said Randal Jarell, Americans tell each other how to make a martini. A martini — “the elixir of quietude” as E.B. White described it — consists of gin and vermouth. The ingredients are chilled and then strained into a cocktail glass. That, at any rate, is the original martini, though vodka is now, […]

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