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Gibson - Gin Cocktail

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  • melladwahba posted 4 months ago

    it has to be drinking in the dinner only

  • mdinsmoregmailcom590228010 posted 9 months ago

    Does a "traditional" gibson include bitters by default, or no?

    By traditional I mean, what am I most likely to get if I order a Gibson by name in most bars without specifying?

  • drdygib posted 11 months ago

    I have been substituting Onion brine for Vermouth for over 50 years in a Tanqueray Gibson and have found that most customers preferred them that way. Never wash the onion.

  • Mocktail posted 2 years ago

    Thank you, Historender, for giving the actual history of this drink. How quickly we forget, and make up snobby stuff to replace it.

  • Historender posted 3 years ago

    I personally consider the brine of either olive or onion as part of the flavors of the drink.

    What I want to state here was more about the story behind this drink.
    Without any documented research only from my notes from mixoligy class at a famous international culinary school.
    The story goes Mr. Gibson was a Madison Ave. advertising man who was a tea toddle and he drank water disguised as a cocktail and the onion was an indicator to distinguish his beverage from the rest

  • Historender posted 3 years ago

    I personally consider the brine of either olive or onion as part of the flavors of the drink.
    What

  • ginmarsni posted 5 years ago

    ....As I do when substituting a Gibson for an In & Out Martini with lemon twist, does anyone wash the cocktail onion to keep the brine juice from ruining the taste of the gin........


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