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How to Take the Gin Journey with Leon Dalloway

Leon Dalloway

It’s a good thing we don’t live in the 1980’s, when vodka replaced gin as the drink of choice. Today, they may sit side by side on the bar shelf, but only Gin has the Gin Journey. Our guest this week, Leon Dalloway aka the Gin Boss, has captured the zeitgeist and is teaching us all a thing or two about this juniper-flavored spirit he loves so much.

Leon’s father might have tried to steer him away from a life of teaching, but it’s a role he found he couldn’t avoid. The Gin Journey combines his passion for storytelling and his favorite tipple. While winding through the streets of London, stopping at gin joints to sip Southsides, Leon amuses us with gin-related historical sound bites.

Since the 18th C, when King William of Orange made it legal for anyone to own a still, the Brits have always had a love/hate relationship with gin. After the Gin Journey, we all definitely had love in our hearts for the drink formerly known as Mother’s Ruin!

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