And talking about quinine, going locavore with your Gin & Tonic is becoming much easier. With the revival of craft distilling, it’s now possible to sit at a bar and order a martini made with gin from the bar’s associated distillery.
In Seattle, the Sun Liquor Distillery has begun began serving drinks made with Hedge Trimmer Gin and the distillery’s eponymous vodka, prepared in the small pot still displayed behind the distillery’s Pike Street bar. More recently, the Brooklyn-based New York Distilling Co. followed suit, introducing two new in-house gins: Dorothy Parker American Gin, and Perry’s Tot Navy Strength Gin. Let’s play.