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Monkey 47 is the top banana of gins

By Wyatt / March 12, 2017 / Comments Off on Monkey 47 is the top banana of gins

The legend of Monkey 47 Gin goes back to World War II. Wing Commander Montgomery Collins of the Royal Air Force arrived in divided Berlin after the end of the war, and was deeply affected by the massive destruction of the German capital.  He dedicated himself to the reconstruction of Germany, becoming especially devoted to…

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National Martini Day is June 19

By Wyatt / June 18, 2016 / Comments Off on National Martini Day is June 19

It is the second most monumental American invention, preceded only by jazz, and we celebrate it every year on June 19. It is the martini. And this year, thanks to poetic fate, National Martini Day also falls on Father’s Day. Traditionally made with gin and vermouth, this cocktail is normally garnished with an olive or…

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