Bathtub-gin from 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Gin Slideshow

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Gin Slideshow

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Bathtub-gin

The so-called "bathtub gin" — homemade spirits fashioned under amateur conditions (sometimes literally in bathtubs) — that was made in the United States during Prohibition had dangerous, even lethal, effects.  - physical effects, as it often contained toxic methanol. As a result of drinking low-grade, bootleg hooch, people were blinded and sometimes killed.