6pm – Old Carrick Mill Gin Distillery, Carrickmacross

According to the Royal Society of chemistry it is believed that ‘mother’s ruin’ was first made as a medicinal tonic in the early 17th century,

and the gin and tonic was developed in the 19th century as a way to make quinine more palatable for British officers at risk of catching malaria in India. A G&T remains the most popular way to drink gin, but its use is also surging in cocktails and – like whisky – as a neat drink served over ice.  But did you know it’s all about the Ethanol, H2O and Flavour Molecules at the end of the day?  Join us as we tour the Distillery of Old Carrick Mill Gin and taste the results of good Science.  Strictly over 18’s only.