Cocktail Cabinet No.18

30th August, 2015
A Golden Cadillac

Our land of saints and scholars may well have been the great storehouse for classical wisdom during the Dark Ages, but when an army of Irish monks brought this learning back to continental Europe, they embraced it far better than we ever did.

One area where this is most evident is in the world of medicinal distillates. The great monastic houses of France, Italy and latterly Germany all embraced distillation as a way of extracting...

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