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Obscura Society SF: Intoxicating Spirits - Malaria, Gin Palaces & Discarded Babies

Join us at DNA Lounge for an evening investigating the conflicted history and exotic appeal of "Dutch Courage"

From the dankest slums to the poshest of palaces, gin rose from a relatively obscure herbal medicinal to the center of a craze that required government intervention, and then reinvented itself as the jazz age drink of choice.

Join us for an evening's exploration of gin's history from wretched alleyways of vice to opulent drinking palaces, the creation of the G&T in India to James Bond's first martini, and the modern diversity of one of today's most popular liquors.

Guest speakers to be announced.


Tickets to this salon evening include a tasting flight of cocktails related to the history of gin

General admission: $20, advance tickets recommended

  • Tuesday November 5, 7-10 pm
  • DNA Lounge, 375 Eleventh St, San Francisco
  • Ages 21+

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE: Intoxicating Spirits - Malaria, Gin Palaces & Discarded Babies