What can you attribute this recent tinkering of gin to? The resurgence in classic cocktail culture. Gin was used often. It’s natural we turn to it again. The other factor is the American palate has an aversion to juniper because
Paul Pacult entertains and educates with his seven steps of tasting in the “How Good Is Your Palate” seminar at Tales of the Cocktail ’09. From what the nose knows to what the taste buds pick up in flavor is
The American Drink Book by S.S. Field lists the Mary Pickford cocktail in the section, The 100 Greatest American Drinks. The book attributes the simplicity of the Mary Pickford recipe as the reason for this particular cocktail’s survival since its creation in the 1920’s.