The Obscura Society invites you to discover the history of gin, and taste a bit of it too
Obscura Society SF: Intoxicating Sunstances: GinDNA Lounge (375 11th St, San Francisco, CA 94103) Map it $20
What is gin? So-called ‘Dutch courage’ has been pleasantly intoxicating people since as early as the 16th century, filling martini glasses since the 18th, and will undoubtedly still be around in the centuries to come. The Obscura Society looks at the origins and history of the juniper flavored liquor, from herbal remedy to barroom classic, and offers a flight of gin cocktails along the way. Toast the past, present and future of this intoxicating spirit and learn how a simple grain came to be responsible for so very much debauchery.