TIL gin and tonic was invented to make antimalarials more palatable by whatilearned October 7, 2021, 3:30 pm Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gin_and_tonic#History What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote antimalarialsGininventedpalatableTILToday I learnedtonic See more Previous article Umbreon Copypasta Next article A boy come home from school and says “Guess what mom? I had sex with my teacher today!” 4 Comments Leave a Reply >!All alcohol and variants were created to make life more palatable!< Log in to Reply How bad were anti malarials that gin tasted better? Log in to Reply Thank god for needing a palatable way to drink quinine Log in to Reply ahhhhh yep. That is a fact. The quinine in gin is bark from a tree that treats malaria, like willow bark treats headaches (used in aspirin). And Juniper Berry from cinchona acts in the same way as quinine and was often grown in the same area. Pretty bloody handy for The East India Trading Company, once the most powerful company in the world. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.