Gin: From Madame Genever to Modern American Styles
The Spirit of Juniper: From Bathtubs and Back Alleys to the Upper Class; From Mothers Ruin to Lady Elegance
Gin is one of the most dynamic, versatile, and misunderstood spirits of all. Due to the resurgence of classic cocktails and the new wave of bartenders using this distinguished spirit, Gin is currently undergoing a global renaissance. Ten years ago there were only three to four bottling's to be found on any backbar, now there are over a hundred available worldwide.
So what are the origins of gin? How has it evolved over the ages? How is it produced? What are the different styles of gin? What are the botanicals used in it's production? These questions and many more will be answered.
In this seminar we will also cover the mixing of classic and contemporary gin cocktails. By tasting every style of this spirit from different distillers around the world, you will be able to develop your palette and find your personally preferred taste. If you want to learn how to make drinks like the Classic Martini, Martinez, French 75, Corpse Reviver #2 or White Lady; then this is the class for you.