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Portraiture and Visuals

Shonna Milliken Humphrey

Shonna Milliken Humphrey is the author of Show Me Good Land and Dirt Roads and Diner Pie. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Salon. For two years, she was a food writer for The Maine Sunday Telegram. Learn more at: www.shonnahumphrey.com Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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... subtle—references. Ten years after Casablanca, Humphrey Bogart would embrace gin again as the booze-loving Charles Allnut in the movie adaptation of The African Queen. Katherine Hepburn’s missionary character, Rose Sayer, does not share this love...

Navy

Shonna Milliken Humphrey

Shonna Milliken Humphrey is the author of Show Me Good Land and Dirt Roads and Diner Pie. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Salon. For two years, she was a food writer for The Maine Sunday Telegram. Learn more at: www.shonnahumphrey.com Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Despite the Arabic origin of Dutch Courage and the British distillation, the subsequent addi­tion of juniper to these spirits in Italy and the Netherlands, the United States role in the massive commercial rise of New American styles...

Class and Type

Shonna Milliken Humphrey

Shonna Milliken Humphrey is the author of Show Me Good Land and Dirt Roads and Diner Pie. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Salon. For two years, she was a food writer for The Maine Sunday Telegram. Learn more at: www.shonnahumphrey.com Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...So, what qualifies as gin? Distilled neutral spirits and juniper flavor. That’s it. Juniper is the sole distinction. If juniper flavor is present in a neutral spirit, it becomes gin. There is no requirement for how much juniper, in what...

Ginaissance

Shonna Milliken Humphrey

Shonna Milliken Humphrey is the author of Show Me Good Land and Dirt Roads and Diner Pie. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Salon. For two years, she was a food writer for The Maine Sunday Telegram. Learn more at: www.shonnahumphrey.com Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...During this book’s research, I spent an afternoon in a gin tasting room that looked very much like any other sort of bar or tavern. Its central bar and cluster of tables prompted me to wonder about the distinction between bar, tavern...

Gin and Juice: An Introduction

Shonna Milliken Humphrey

Shonna Milliken Humphrey is the author of Show Me Good Land and Dirt Roads and Diner Pie. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Salon. For two years, she was a food writer for The Maine Sunday Telegram. Learn more at: www.shonnahumphrey.com Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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... happens when I found lyrics that referred to gin, but also included offensive or degrading language?Humphrey Bogart’s character in The African Queen—itself an interpretation of C. S. Forester’s novel—is a gin enthusiast,...

A Potent Three-Letter Etymology

Shonna Milliken Humphrey

Shonna Milliken Humphrey is the author of Show Me Good Land and Dirt Roads and Diner Pie. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Salon. For two years, she was a food writer for The Maine Sunday Telegram. Learn more at: www.shonnahumphrey.com Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...What I take from this is that the British were too drunk to pronounce genever so they abbreviated the word to “gen,” which eventually gets anglicized to the word that we use today.First, the wonkish etymology. As a three-letter sequence...

The Great Style Divide

Shonna Milliken Humphrey

Shonna Milliken Humphrey is the author of Show Me Good Land and Dirt Roads and Diner Pie. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Salon. For two years, she was a food writer for The Maine Sunday Telegram. Learn more at: www.shonnahumphrey.com Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...“Puss, give me two pennyworth of gin!”I instantly put my mouth to the tube and bid them receive it from the pipe under her paw.If gin is categorized via a single class (juniper flavor) and three basic types that describe how juniper flavor...

The Basics: Distillation

Shonna Milliken Humphrey

Shonna Milliken Humphrey is the author of Show Me Good Land and Dirt Roads and Diner Pie. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Salon. For two years, she was a food writer for The Maine Sunday Telegram. Learn more at: www.shonnahumphrey.com Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...A quick history of distillation is important because distilled spirits are one half of the alcohol + juniper = gin equation, so here is where I mention Maria the Jewess, two Arab scholars, the quest for eternal life, Benedictine monks...

The British Gin Craze

Shonna Milliken Humphrey

Shonna Milliken Humphrey is the author of Show Me Good Land and Dirt Roads and Diner Pie. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Salon. For two years, she was a food writer for The Maine Sunday Telegram. Learn more at: www.shonnahumphrey.com Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...In the late 1600s, in the years surrounding the rise of William III and the 1689 de-regulation, if you were poor in England, or conversely, if you had money, you likely headed to London. Farm-based life in the country was hard, backbreaking...

Gincidents

Shonna Milliken Humphrey

Shonna Milliken Humphrey is the author of Show Me Good Land and Dirt Roads and Diner Pie. Her essays have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Salon. For two years, she was a food writer for The Maine Sunday Telegram. Learn more at: www.shonnahumphrey.com Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Gin

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

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...Gincindent, gindiscretion, and ginvincibility all cheekily refer to those embarrassing moments that result from an excess of gin consumption. During the site visits in preparation for this book, visits that spanned the United States...