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In the early 1900’s a new cocktail burst on the scene known as the Aviation. It was invented by Hotel Wallick bartender Hugo Ensslin in New York City. The inspiration behind the drink is unknown, but one would think the fast talking, high flying (metaphorically speaking) socialite gentlemen of the New York scene in the early 1900’s might have been quite the influence for the name. Aviation was first published in Ensslin’s 1916 Recipes for...

In an era of craft cocktails and a pre-prohibition style of mixology, Ginbrew gives you the tools and necessities to make one of the world’s oldest concoctions known to man… gin. Well, to be a little more specific… compound gin. You see, Ginbrew gives you the herbs, the mason jar and the instructions. You just buy the vodka, add the ingredients and infuse it for 7 days.

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Welcome to the return of Ask a Bartender, our weekly series answering your questions. Why ask us? Because between founder Mike Ginn and his staff we have worked over 20 years in the business and have the experience and knowledge to answer almost anything. So ask us your questions or tell us your stories and maybe we’ll share them here every Friday! Tweet us with the hashtag #AskMIX or @THEDCXIV and we will try and...