Why is Gin so popular?

Gin is one of the most well known and popular spirits in the world. It’s found in nearly every culture with many variants and cocktails. From a refreshing Gin and Fizz, to a sophisticated French 75, this spirit has a plethora of mixing opportunities found nearly anywhere on the planet. This begs the question: why […]

How Is Gin Made? Historic Gin-Making vs. Today

Let’s talk about gin-making traditions and processes. Today’s gin is a distilled alcohol, and it always has the aroma and flavor of the juniper berry. By law, it must include juniper, but it can also have other botanicals. The word gin comes from the Dutch word for juniper, which is jenever. In French, it is […]

Gin Is Often Called the ‘Healthiest’ Alcohol. Here’s Why

What if you could experience multiple health benefits while also enjoying a delicious cocktail? Choosing a healthy alcohol can allow you to make healthy lifestyle changes without giving up drinking. That way, you can still enjoy going to events, hanging out with friends, or drinking a cocktail at happy hour. Gin’s health benefits are varied […]

15 Iconic Cocktails You Can Make with Gin

Gin can trace its origins back to the 11th century, and its popularity continues to grow today, making it a favorite for a variety of iconic cocktails. The distinctive gin flavor you are accustomed to comes from the juniper berry. Gin is a distilled alcoholic drink loved by people worldwide.  Initially a medicinal liquor, it […]

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Does Gin Go Bad?

Gin, like all hard liquors, has an impressive shelf life. However, it does still have a limit, and you should know what that is! Everything will eventually deteriorate, and if you want to have the best experience possible, you should know the ins and outs of your favorite drinks. In this article, we will go […]

What Does Gin Taste Like (1)

What Does Gin Taste Like?

Historically, gin was one of the most overlooked spirits, but in recent years it has grown in popularity and has now become a popular alcoholic spirit to mix into cocktails. This “gin boom” means more and more people are choosing to embrace gin and its many varieties. If you’re new to gin and want to […]

Are Vodka and Gin the Same?

Vodka or Gin: What’s the difference? Vodka and gin are two of the most well known spirits in the world. They’re often substituted for one another in famous cocktails, and even cut from the same cloth (well, distilled similarly I should say). If they’re so alike, why not just call them one name? Let’s break […]

Is Gin Gluten Free (1)

Is Gin Gluten Free?

Celiac disease and gluten sensitivity are on the rise, and attention is becoming focused on the variety of food and beverage options available to those who are forced to remove or avoid key elements within their diet. People with sensitivities need to avoid grains such as wheat and rye, containing gluten, to manage their condition, […]

Gin, Are There Health Benefits?

Gin is no Sin. Let’s face it, there’s always a reason to drink. From special occasions, to casual nights out with friends or loved ones. We’ve even heard old adages like “a glass a day” for health benefits when it comes to drinking wine, but certainly this isn’t exclusive to the red stuff, right? Today […]