Tag: Gin

Gin – The 'English' Distillate.
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Gin – The 'English' Distillate.

Gin Gin is one of the most popular distillates of the western world, and was invented, unlike other liquors, as a medicine by Dr. F. de La Boe in the Netherlands. The good professor was trying to create a diuretic and knew about the water-extracting qualities of juniper berries and […]

The Ups and Downs of Gin.
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The Ups and Downs of Gin.

Gin Gin, popularized by the English, but invented by the Dutch, has been around for a few centuries. It has been popular; fell out of favour, then came back again. To be sure, gin is versatile, and many cocktails have been invented to make it more popular with cocktail loving […]