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Tracing A Gin-Soaked Trail In London

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Shaken with splash of malaria drug, please. The original James Bond martini is made with gin, vodka and Kina Lillet, a French aperitif wine flavored with a smidge of the anti-malaria drug quinine. Karen Castillo Farfan/NPR hide caption

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