Harper Collins

Keep your Gin up


Gin is currently one of the world's fastest growing spirit, although it's had a chequered past since its rocky eighteenth-century beginnings. First as a medicine then as Hogarth's notorious 'Mother's Ruin'. At any given time, fifty million people all over the planet are somewhat the worse for wear and many have gin to thank for being their trendy tipple. So this little book s a spirited panegyric, filled with fun facts, stories and quotations that indulge and celebrate the unique attraction of gin drinking, now and over the last three hundred years.

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