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Three Gin Drinks You Should Try || Featuring Joli

A Man About Style brings you a mini guide to Gin. Since Gin is one of the broadest categories of spirits we decided to collaborate with Joli Seattle and Cognac Small Talk host Anthony JR. We will give you a brief history and answer common questions about Gin. If this makes you thirsty don’t worry we included the recipes.

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Negroni

1oz. Apostole’s Argentinian Gin

1oz Campari

1 oz Dolin Rouge Sweet Vermouth

Garnish with Orange Peel

Bucket glass with large sphere 

 

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Joli Gin and Tonic

1.5 oz Bainbridge Doug Fir Gin

.75 Bradley’s Kina Tonic

2 dash lime bitters

3 oz soda water

Tall Collins Glass

Garnish with lime

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Gin-Icillin

2oz Big Gin Peated Gin

1 oz lemon

.75 Ginger Syrup

.25 Honey Syrup

Spritz Laphroaig Scotch

Large Sphere in rocks glass

Garnish with lemon peel

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About Jolie

 Joli offers elevated food with high quality ingredients in a comfortable and elegant space where our neighbors can relax and have a cocktail and a snack or enjoy a special evening out. Choose from dishes meant for sharing made (flatbreads, house made rillettes, brown bag fries) or go all out with starters (salads, mussels, bruschetta), an entree (Pacific Rockfish, Steak Frites, Risotto and more), or one of our 50 selections of gin. Our full bar focuses on craft cocktails on tap, as well as swanky custom cocktails. Canned beer and wine selections are also available. 

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Networking: The Social Club

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Networking is a structured plan to get to know people who will do business with you or introduce you to those who will. Typically, ineffective networkers attend several networking groups but talk to the same friend's each time. Obviously, this behavior defeats the entire purpose of networking. Knowing this Laidback Allure in conjunction with The Cloud Room created The Social Club. A gathering where creatives, influencers and business entrepreneurs can converse over drinks and good music.

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Remember networking is inclusive, not exclusive. After learning people's names, don't be afraid to add those wallflowers standing on the fringes to your conversation. This practice allows you to seamlessly move in and out of conversations while being a connector. AMAS also suggests you use your wardrobe to your advantage as comfort starts with appearance. A simple rule is to always dress one level better than the suggested dress code. Lastly be an active listener. Listening makes one captivating and will inspire you to ask smarter questions. Consider what we think about speech, "Talk is cheap", "That's mere rhetoric", "Silence is golden". People don't value listeners because they will respond with answers. We value the people who care to listen. 

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A Man About Style Celebrates Seattle Gents 1 year

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Paris, London, and New York the fashion capitals of the world. Seattle may have its work cut out for it, but brands are noticing the tastemakers. Like many style journeys, men are behind. Noticing a void Antonio Smith and Avi Soor created a platform for the male creatives of the city.   

The Seattle Gents is a menswear collective that looks to highlight Seattle culture through various forms of media. From podcasts to models this group has it all. In celebration of a year's worth of work. The Seattle Gents hosted an event for entrepreneurs, brands, and creatives. As you enjoy the highlights of the night, know this is only the begging for this group gentlemen. 

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Photography by Blake Gillies

IG: @blakelygillies   

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