Kevin Gray is a Dallas-based freelance writer and food and drink fanatic. If you can eat it or drink it, Kevin has probably written about it. He contributes to a variety of publications and is the editor of Cocktail Enthusiast
The martini is one of the world's best known and most popular cocktails, but these days, most martinis use vodka instead of gin, exclude the vermouth, are shaken instead of stirred and taste like olive juice. A tragedy indeed.
Urban Moonshine, a company in Burlington, Vermont, operates under the mission to 'rekindle the relationship between herbal medicine and the modern world' by producing handcrafted, organic bitters and tonics.