Gin is in the midst of a powerful resurgence. Driven by the high-end boutique gins, with their mix of exotic and refreshing botanicals,
Gin is becoming fashionable again. It is the choice drink for those who value style, traditional and sophistication in their drink.
It is the quintessential cocktail drink, one that has a long and checkered past as well as a very optimistic future. This Guide to
Gin will provide you with a comprehensive overview of Gin, including; the history of Gin, the regions where it is produced, the distillation
process, the flavoring agents and the different types and styles of Gin.
Gin: What is it?
By definition, Gin is made from a neutral
white spirit (primarily grain, usually rye or wheat) that is flavored with juniper berries and other botanicals. All gins are required
to have juniper berries as a common ingredient. What gives each gin a distinctive character and flavor is the distillation process
and use of different botanicals.
Gin 101: Introduction to Gin
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