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In Praise Of

The Mighty Gin Bucket

As Eddard Stark might say, summer is coming (yes, we’re Game of Thrones nerds here at Eat the District). That means hanging outside, relaxing with friends, and sipping on a cold beverage. For me, as many of my friends know, that means the gin bucket. It is an anytime drink, but it’s best suited for the summer, a time when your cares melt away and the days are long. It’s really my favorite time of the year, and the gin bucket may be my favorite alcoholic beverage. For years I’ve been making it and oftentimes people will ask me, “Micah, what do you put in your gin bucket?” and for years I’ve been giving them the cold shoulder.

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