An in depth exploration of the History of Absinthe, looking at it’s rise, it’s relation to the wine industry, and the conspiracy that led to its ban.
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The Definitive Guide to Gin
I love gin. It is my personal goal to bring gin to as many people as possible, and I strive to do so regularly. That said, I can completely understand why people don’t like it or why they might be very hesitant to spend their precious bar budget on something so widely reviled. Let’s getContinue reading “The Definitive Guide to Gin”
The Definitive Guide to Vodka, Part 1: History
Here in the United States, there is the general misconception that vodka is just a flavorless addition, good only for making something alcoholic that otherwise wouldn’t be. This does absolutely no justice to the history of vodka and to the myriad of subtle differences that defines the spirit.
A Comprehensive Guide to the Martini Part 1: History
You cannot separate the martini from it’s history. Here, I explore the origins of the martini and how it made its long journey to the drink we know today.
Megan Campbell: An Origin Story?
A personal note from Megan Campbell; distiller, writer, teacher, student, and drinker.