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Coasting a-Malfy: Italian Gins & More with Jean-Marie Manning

  • Lost Property Bar and Kitchen 1704 Vine St. Hollywood, CA 90028 United States (map)
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While closely identified with the Dutch, gin has deep Italian roots, dating to the 11th century, when monks starting distilling juniper-based spirits for medicinal use. Now Malfy, the first Italian gin imported to the US, brings the spirit full circle with four exceptional expressions, including three with unique profiles that feature grapefruit, lemon, and orange high in the botanicial mix. On Tuesday, March 19, taste all four, plus the special treat that is Spytail Black Ginger Rum—from France!—when Biggar & Leith's Jean-Marie Manning joins The Museum of the Cocktail for an evening of gin discovery and tasting. After the tasting, enjoy Malfy and Spytail in three MOTAC Custom Cocktails, courtesy master bartender Rhino Williams, and support The Museum of the American Cocktail!  

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Malfy Italian Gin:

  • Originale

  • Con Arancia

  • Con Limone

  • Gin Rosa

Spytail Black Ginger Rum



Biggar & Leith is an 18th-century wine and spirits merchant started by our founder’s great-great-great-great grandfather, Thomas Gladstone. Thomas left his home in Biggar, Scotland, in 1746 for the port of Leith, near Edinburgh, where he apprenticed and then started his own wine and spirits merchant.

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Elwyn Gladstone, Founder of Biggar & Leith, owns a small portfolio of fine spirits from established, family-owned distilleries which are dedicated to innovation and quality. Elwyn searches the globe for brands the bottles of which transmit the personality and stories of the people who make them.

Biggar & Leith is based in the New York area and is building a distribution network across the world. We have distribution in the USA, Canada, Mexico, UK, Ireland, Spain, Germany, Belgium, The Netherlands, Austria, Sweden, Australia, New Zealand, Brazil, Italy, and South Africa.