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Episodes

28: Ginfluencers: Five titans of gin

9/16/2019
Sources: https://www.liquor.com/articles/jared-brown/#gs.3fnlcq https://www.31dover.com/blog/spotlight-on-lesley-gracie https://robbreport.com/muse/entertaining/hendricks-gins-master-distiller-lesley-gracie-2822764/

Duration:00:58:06

27: The science of tasting

9/2/2019
Sources: https://www.decanter.com/spirits/how-to-taste-gin-ask-decanter-382912/#YSkgyVR6Ikg3vgT7.99 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taste#Fattiness_.28oleogustus.29 https://www.brainfacts.org/thinking-sensing-and-behaving/taste/2018/do-different-parts-of-the-tongue-taste-different-things-010319 https://www.ginfoundry.com/insights/how-to-taste-gin-part-one/ https://recipes.howstuffworks.com/menus/kids-taste-buds.htm http://www.yalescientific.org/2016/04/the-flow-of-flavor-how-exhaling-whil...

Duration:01:23:39

26: Number crunching: The gin industry in statistics

8/18/2019
Which country consumes the most gin per head? How do our gin consumption levels match those of the gin craze years? And is the industry really still on its way up? All these and more as we delve into some fascinating facts and figures about gin. Plus we taste some non-alcoholic or low alcohol alternatives to gin.

Duration:01:02:47

25: From the craze to the Krays: More gin and crime

8/3/2019
More gin and crime is on the menu, as we complete our look at highwaymen’s relationship with gin, comparing gin’s reputation in the 18th century with that of 1960s gangland London. We also have a masterclass from Hepple, and of course all the latest gin news.

Duration:01:01:02

24: Stand and deliver: Crime in the gin-craze era

7/21/2019
In this episode we examine the myths and mystique surrounding highwaymen and their relationship to gin. We also talk to Emma from York Gin about Outlaw, their roguish new gin inspired by York's notorious ne'er-do-wells, plus a tasting with mixologist Sophia Holt.

Duration:00:58:02

23: Weird science

7/7/2019
This episode explores strange scientific phenomena associated with gin, from the wonders of yeast to spontaneous human combustion and hangover-free gin. We also concoct some marvellous medicinal gin cocktails, all in the name of science. Plus the latest gin news.

Duration:01:16:13

22: The story of Genever part two

6/22/2019
This week we complete the history of Genever, the precursor to gin which remains hugely popular today. We also have a Gin of the Week special featuring a tasting Isle of Harris, plus an interview with their brand ambassador Iona Cairns. Plus all the latest gin news.

Duration:01:00:04

21: World Gin Day special

6/6/2019
In honour of World Gin Day, we return with a show dedicated to gins around the world. We learn about the history of Genever, we play Top Trumps - around the world in eight gins, plus we have an interview with Thomas Steinhart, from the Steinhart distillery in Canada. And of course all the latest gin news.

Duration:01:18:48

20: The great big gin quiz part two

2/16/2019
As season two draws to a close, Matthew takes the great big gin quiz, which reveals some of the fascinating facts we didn’t get to cover in previous episodes. We also speak to Jen and Robby from the South City Gin Club over in St Louis, Missouri, who give us the lowdown on the best American gins.

Duration:01:06:26

19: Gin: Medicine or poison?

2/10/2019
Gin began its life as a miracle cure for all ills, but later came to be regarded as a deadly poison. Here we uncover the truths and myths behind gin’s effects on the human body. We also have an interview with Dobson and Parnell, a restaurant and gin bar hailed as one of the best in the world.

Duration:00:46:06

18: Message on a bottle: Gin bottles, names and labels

2/3/2019
This week we re-visit the topic of gin bottles, names and labels. Why does the Gordon's bottle bear the symbol of a boar? What was so different about the Beefeater brand when it launched, and where do Roku, Rock Rose and Kouru get their names? We also interview Costswolds Gin to find out all about the origins of their whiskey-style bottle design.

Duration:00:52:04

17: Gin and food

1/27/2019
This week's episode looks at gin's relationship with food. Can you cook with gin? Can gin-soaked foods get you drunk? And what is the science behind gin as an aperitif? We also talk to the team from Fezziwig's Gin Yard in Liverpool, who give us all the bartender secrets on choosing a good gin.

Duration:01:18:21

16: The gin glossary part two

1/19/2019
In this show we complete the gin glossary from N-Z. What does ‘nose’ mean, what is ‘vacuum distillation’, and who was Zosimos of Panopolis? Find out this week. We also have an interview with the head distiller at Newcastle Gin, and in battle of the gins we pitch two old toms against each other.

Duration:01:11:57

15: The gin glossary part one

1/12/2019
Mr Hobbs Gin: https://www.mrhobbsgin.co.uk/ The Gin Dictionary: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Gin-Dictionary-David-T-Smith/dp/1784723983

Duration:00:55:42

14: Ginfamous: Bootlegging and prohibition

1/5/2019
Read more about prohibition via The Mob Museum: http://prohibition.themobmuseum.org/ Hepple Douglas Fir Vodka: https://moorlandspirit.co/douglas-fir-vodka

Duration:00:56:04

13: Gin in literature

12/29/2018
Guest written by Kitty Donnelly: https://kittydonnellypoet.com/ We’re drinking Lone Wolf gin: https://www.lonewolfspirits.com/ Interview with Sam Galsworthy of Sipsmith: https://sipsmith.com/

Duration:00:58:07

12: The drinker's vernacular

12/22/2018
Drinks by the Christmas crackers: https://www.drinksbythedram.com/christmas-crackers/

Duration:01:05:38

11: Gin meets religion and the supernatural

12/15/2018
Drinks by the Dram Advent Calendar: https://www.drinksbythedram.com/advent-calendars/

Duration:01:26:33

10: Great big gin quiz

7/14/2018
This episode takes a look at the history of cocktails from their early beginnings to prohibition and James Bond. We also discover Osmoz grape gin via the Craft Gin Club's monthly box of delights, and we have the final of the Tin Gin World Cup.

Duration:01:26:58

09: Along came the cocktail

7/7/2018
This episode takes a look at the history of cocktails from their early beginnings to prohibition and James Bond. We also discover Osmoz grape gin via the Craft Gin Club's monthly box of delights, and we have the final of the Tin Gin World Cup.

Duration:01:02:36