MINI011 VICTORIAN GIN – EMPIRE & RUIN
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Roll up your shirt sleeves, push back your top hat, and throw open your coat tails. It’s time to grab a bottle of gin, and seek riches or ruin as you learn about the history of gin in the Victorian era. Truly the drink of Empire…..or your personal ruin.
- Intro What is gin?
- Bombay Sapphire visit
- Manufacturing, propaganda and the British vs Dutch origins debate
- Invention is the mother of gin
- Ah a night out in London with Dickens
- Ruin and Empire.
- Gin, Tonics and the growth of the cocktail.
- Class matters – first last and always.
- What did I make?
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