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Posts By Mike Gerrard

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Do You Know What’s in Your Tonic Water?
5 years ago

Do You Know What’s in Your Tonic Water?

In 1825, British soldiers stationed in India were prone to malaria, a merciless disease transmitted by mosquitoes.

As quinine was known to be a preventive measure against the disease, the …
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This Isn’t Your Grandpa’s Gin
5 years ago

This Isn’t Your Grandpa’s Gin

The Changing World of Gin Botanicals

Gin used to be easy. You drank Gordon’s or you drank Beefeater, or maybe if you were bolder you drank Tanqueray or Bombay Sapphire. …
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The United Nations of Vodka
5 years ago

The United Nations of Vodka

Once upon a time you knew where you were.

Vodka came from Russia or Poland. But then, some really good vodkas came out of Scandinavia. And Grey Goose began making …
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Vodkas that Taste Like… Vodka
5 years ago

Vodkas that Taste Like… Vodka

Real Vodka has Flavor

Once upon a time, vodka tasted of vodka. Well, 900 years or so ago when it was first made, it tasted more of what it was …
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