The origin of gin likely dates back to liquors produced back in the Middle Ages, with references to a spirit flavoured with “genever” referenced 13th Century Flemish manuscripts.
Some amazing gin facts, including: Gin and Tonic became a popular means of taking quinine (present in cinchona bark used to make tonic) to prevent malaria.
The second release from Scotland’s Arbikie Distillery is Kirsty’s Gin, a tasty tipple crafted using a base spirit made from estate-grown potatoes and a small selection of botanicals
Four Pillars is made in a small distillery in Yarra Valley, Australia. Everything the distillers make is based around their four pillars – the still, the water, the botanicals and love.
Gin comes in many different flavours – here’s our straight to the point guide to understanding the most common tasting profiles.
Gin is made in a very wide variety of styles, but here’s a great guide to the most popular different gin styles.
Gin is a premium spirit which sources it’s dominant flavouring from juniper berries, and has grown over time to become one of the most popular spirits on the market!
Gin and tonic were first introduced to one another in the 18th century, and as with all mixed drinks, its makeup is very much down to preference.
The exact origin of the classic gin Martini is unclear, with records of drinks with similar ingredients in bartender guides from the late 19th century.