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A Cocktail in Southern History

With a Sutler’s gin base, this cocktail holds a little bit of North Carolina history. Set up camp on the front porch of The Fearrington House Restaurant and enjoy the summer weather. 

A Cocktail in Southern History
Sutler’s Gin
is based out of Winston Salem and named after Sutlers: the men following troops during the Revolutionary and Civil wars. They would set up camp with the troops to provide provisions during down time (tobacco and alcohol). The name is derived from this history. A refreshing and clean summer cocktail, using lemon balm grown in the Fearrington Gardens, and kumquat syrup made in-house.

Stop by The Fearrington House Restaurant and enjoy this little bit of Southern history this summer!

– Chetan Reddy, Sommelier

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