For This Year's Passover, A Kosher Gin
RENEE MONTAGNE, host:
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When Passover begins Monday night, celebrants will have a hip alternative to the plum brandy sometimes served alongside the ritual wine. A Bay Area distillery has devised a kosher gin - a first, it tells the�San Francisco Chronicle. To get around religious Jewish law forbidding grain during Passover, this gin is based in sugarcane alcohol. Plus, a kosher supervisor oversees everything, down to picking impurities out of the coriander.
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