I’d always been under the impression that gin was not a cool drink. That it was kind of outdated, having been superseded by cosmos and vodka tonics in the late ‘90s. Yeah, I know James Bond drank martinis but at the same time, stay-at-home mums and housewives who were not living the Bond girl lifestyle were giving it a reputation as a depressive. Plus, I always thought it was a bit of a medicinal aid, to ward off mosquitos when mixed with tonic… But it turns out I was (gasp!) wrong.
A Betty Draper gimlet anyone? Read more