From fashion to food and drink to travel – trends are often led by popular culture, whether that be film, TV or music and gin is no exception. Having enjoyed a resurgence in popularity and shaking off it’s ‘granny’s tipple’, mothers ruin tarnish, gin may not always have been glam as it is now, but it has always played a part in popular culture.
We’ve put together a rundown of gin in film and TV with a few ways to ‘ginspire’ you:
Set in the 1960s when vodka was in ascendance, the ladies and gentlemen of Mad Men are pretty much partial to any liquor, at any time of day. The New York based series centres around an advertising agency and is a showcase of classic drinks, featuring old fashioned gin favourites such as the Gimlet and the Tom Collins. The show had a significant impact on the drinks industry upon its airing, with Bartenders (especially in New York) noticing a rise in demand for previously less popular, ‘passé’ cocktails.
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