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Happy 201st Birthday Mr. Charles Dickens!

So here we are one year on from the day that Oliver Twist ™ London Distilled Gin raised an OTT to the great author to celebrate his Bicentenary. After a frantic rush in November 2012 to launch Oliver Twist ™ … Continue reading

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Sir Noel Pierce Coward A Man Who Loved His Gin Martini

SIR NOEL PIERCE COWARD 16th December 1899 – 26th March 1973 Once suggested that a perfect martini should be made by “filling a glass with Gin then waving it in the general direction of Italy,” implying that the less vermouth … Continue reading

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Ernest Miller Hemingway a man who loved a good Gin

Ernest Miller Hemingway a man who loved a good Gin

The American author and journalist Ernest Miller Hemingway the great lover of Gin was born on 21st July 1899 and was raised in Illinois. Many of his publications are considered classics of the American Literature.  The majority of his work … Continue reading

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“Happy Birthday Mr. Dickens, For Gin and Country”

Birthdays, it’s always the same.  My birthday falls on the 29th December but the rest of my family or at least a big chunk of them all fall around the same time in February, just when my bank balance has … Continue reading

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Gin-and-Country

“FOR GIN AND COUNTRY!”

With Great Britain’s economy in a state of turmoil and still being asked to prop up Europe, we at Oliver Twist London Distilled Gin have decided that we must do our bit. How you may ask? Simple is the reply, … Continue reading

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Dr Seuss: Gin’s Genius

Who’d of thunk it? The creator of the Grinch, the writer of The Cat In The Hat, the absolute genius who is commonly know as Dr. Seuss, adopted the pseudonym all because of his dabbling in gin.   “Good Golly, … Continue reading

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Dino Paul Crocetti a.k.a. Dean Martin the Gin drinker

Dino Paul Crocetti a.k.a. Dean Martin Born 7th June 1917 – Died 25th December 1995 Nicknamed the “King of Cool”, he was one of the members of the famous “Rat Pack2 along with Frank Sinatra, Joey Bishop, Peter Lawford and … Continue reading

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Strumpet

Please sir, can I have some more (Gin & Strumpet)? By: Victoria Robert

Whoever said that the History of Gin couldn’t be interesting? The Oliver Twist novelist himself not only led a dark and seedy life but also indulged in spot of Gin drinking. Charles was a cocktail drinking, cigar smoking, brandy loving, … Continue reading

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Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill

Born: November 30th 1874 Last Gin: January 24th 1965 Winston Churchill Was born in Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, on 30th November, 1874. To parents Randolph Churchill (Farther), a Conservative politician. His Mother was one Jennie Jerome, she was the daughter of … Continue reading

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Francis Albert “Frank” Sinatra

Frank Sinatra an American singer and motion picture actor often hailed as the greatest American singer of 20th-century popular music. Sinatra had an epic career coupled with a very colorful and public personal life. Through this transparent life Sinatra became … Continue reading

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