WORLD GIN DAY

Food and Drink that we enjoy from all the places in the world where we pursue our milsurp collecting hobby. Share a favorite recipe that others may try. Tell us about your favorite wine, beer or other spirit. Cigars too.

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WORLD GIN DAY

Postby DuncaninFrance » Fri Jun 10, 2016 10:18 am

QUOTES TO CELEBRATE WORLD GIN DAY......

And since gin to artifice bears the same relation as tears to mascara, her attractions at once dissembled...' - Truman Capote, Breakfast at Tiffany's

“Gin and drugs, dear lady, gin and drugs.” - T.S. Eliot, when asked about inspiration

"The proper union of gin and vermouth is a great and sudden glory; it is one of the happiest marriages on earth, and one of the shortest lived." - Bernard DeVoto

"A perfect martini should be made by filling a glass with gin then waving it in the general direction of Italy." – Noël Coward

"Red meat and gin." – Julia Child, on the reasons for her longevity

“I like to have a martini/Two at the very most/ After three I'm under the table/ After four I'm under my host.” ― Dorothy Parker

"When a man who is drinking neat gin starts talking about his mother he is past all argument." - C.S. Forester

"I exercise strong self control. I never drink anything stronger than gin before breakfast." - W.C. Fields

"I'll stick with gin. Champagne is just ginger ale that knows somebody." ― Hawkeye from M*A*S*H

“The gin and tonic has saved more Englishmen’s lives, and minds, than all the doctors in the Empire" - Winston Churchill

"The only time I ever enjoyed ironing was the day I accidentally got gin in the steam iron" ― Phyllis Diller

"I don’t know what reception I’m at, but for God’s sake give me a gin and tonic." – Denis Thatcher

"Of all the gin joints, in all the towns, in all the world, she walks into mine" - Casablanca
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Re: WORLD GIN DAY

Postby Niner » Fri Jun 10, 2016 10:30 am

So I take it you have laid in a supply for the occasion? :bigsmile:

Today is ice tea day in some parts of the US. Some restaurants are not charging for ice tea today in celebration. Maybe some establishments will add in a little gin.
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Re: WORLD GIN DAY

Postby Niner Delta » Fri Jun 10, 2016 9:09 pm

I agree with Sir Winston, hard to beat a good Gin And Tonic............ :mrgreen:


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Re: WORLD GIN DAY

Postby DuncaninFrance » Sat Jun 11, 2016 2:33 am

I can't stop laughing at Noël Cowards................................
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Re: WORLD GIN DAY

Postby Niner Delta » Sat Jun 11, 2016 4:19 pm

I have heard the perfect martini was to fill the glass with gin and wave a
bottle of vermouth over it........... similar idea........ :mrgreen:



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