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bathtub gin

Any alcoholic drink that is made by an amateur at home or in makeshift conditions. Refers to the use of bathtubs in creating illegal alcohol (most often gin, hence the name) during the prohibition years in the US. This stuff is strong, but it tastes like bathtub gin!
See also: bathtub, gin

gin mill

and gin dive and gin palace
n. a saloon; a low liquor establishment. (Older.) Fred hit every gin mill on the way home. The joint looks like a gin dive. I’m not going in there!
See also: gin, mill

gin dive

See also: dive, gin

gin palace

See also: gin, palace
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Sunniside is such a beautiful part of Sunderland and it's businesses like Gin and Bear It which really help us to show that off.
When you arrive, your ticket is scanned and a greeter hands you a proper gin glass, gin brochure, pen, badge and mail order form.
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The spirit was so out of fashion when Ian Fleming wrote the first James Bond novel in 1953 that he had the spy drink vodka Martinis instead of the traditional gin version, McNicoll said.
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Among the numerous courses is foie gras, marinated in a three-yearold aniseed-heavy Dutch gin called Zuidam Zeer Oude, then served in a deliciously velvety consume.
Waitrose also reported a resurgence in sloe gin sales and predicted this would continue into December as shoppers used the drink with Champagne to make Christmas cocktails.
G&J Greenall, which includes the second most popular gin brand in the UK and will next month celebrate its 250th birthday, has been sold by hotel group De Vere, which was formed from the Greenalls Group in the 1990s.
Hence, in Texas and elsewhere, cotton production may be increasing while the number of gins is decreasing.
Once dotted with 299 cotton gins, California is now home to only 61 surviving gins, according to the California Cotton Growers and Ginners Associations (CCGGA).
Such noise abatement would greatly improve worker comfort and safety in cotton gins.