Often sipped with a slice of cucumber and tonic water or infused with winter berries, gin has had a rich and varied history since it began its life as a herbal medicine in the Middle Ages.
From causing riots in the street in 1736 when the Gin Act imposed high taxes on the spirit to people creating ‘bathtub gin’ during prohibition-era America, gin has maintained a loyal following.
Gin is created with a distilling process, one that has been around for thousands of years in many different forms. The evolution of gin distillation has created a vast market of flavors, all sharing the juniper berry as a collective ingredient – giving gin its distinctive taste. We’ve explored the world of gin to hand-pick the finest and most expertly made. (Image: Instagram @arnaudlf7)