It's International G&T Day... So... You're Welcome

Cheers!

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Well, you're welcome... today is International G&T Day...

We know, we know, as if G&T's need a day ;)

We did some research and found out some fun facts about that little tipple.

Did you know:

  • 73% of gin in the world is consumed in the form of a gin and tonic
  • Early Australians would pay for Gordon’s London Dry Gin in gold dust!
  • Although gin and tonic is a classic British cocktail, the largest gin drinkers in the world are actually our neighbours, the Philippines, who are responsible for
    half of the world’s gin consumption.
  • The origins of the G&T can be traced back to the 19th century when British soldiers in colonial India needed to drink tonic water containing quinine as an antimalarial potion; malaria being the most widespread disease at the time. Gin and lime was added to the tonic water to counteract the nasty taste.
  • G&Ts are best consumed under ultraviolet light to witness its glow-in-the-dark magic!


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If you're right into your gin - or know someone who is - happy International G&T Day, and we'll just leave this little Chrissie pressie idea right here then, shall we?

They're called Gingle Bells, they're a gift set of six floral gin baubles, filled with gin sourced by master distiller Reg Papps, infused with six different natural botanicals for a distinctive flavour and colour.

$79 for the set... get them right here

Cheers!

 

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Written by: @dantheinternut

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