Gin

Gin has been the drink of choice for statesmen, soldiers, WASPs and even the working class. It has a colorful and dramatic history, which rivals that of any other alcohol. And that’s not to mention the fact that the spirit is once again in vogue and a favorite of mixologists around the world.
While the origins of the clear liquor are somewhat debatable, several hundred years ago, someone, most likely in Holland or Belgium, began to infuse alcohol with juniper berries and a variety of other botanicals. (This spirit was arguably the first flavored vodka.) Gin is still made this way today, and each brand has its own recipe and techniques for infusion. While all gin has some juniper flavor, the other botanicals can include a wide array of herbs, vegetables, flowers, fruits, spices and even tea.


Poster Video
How to make a
manhattan

This is How to Pretend Like Your Cocktails are Healthy

Beets, kale, ginger and so much more. Who says your nutrients can’t come with a side of alcohol?

These Are the Drinks You Should Make with Hybrid Alcohols

You have the special booze, now what? Dive into category-defying hybrid spirits with these cocktails.

3 Insanely Good Bottled Cocktails for Your Next Tailgate

The answer to your favorite cocktail’s portability problems? Bottle ’em. Skip the cheap suds and serve a six-pack of ready-to-drink cocktails at your game-time tailgate.

Drink to Your Health:
A Surprisingly Gin-Free Gin and Tonic

For January, a booze-free spin on the traditional Gin and Tonic. (But you can add gin, if you want.)

More Articles