Gin is a spirit that is normally triple distilled and based on grains like wheat, rye, barley or corn and cut with distilled water. During the final distillation, the spirit is fermented with botanicals like juniper, coriander, orange peel and lemon peel, caraway and many other ingredients.
Originating from Holland, Gin was initially used for medicinal purposes and then became the drink of choice and Gin is now world renowned for the famous Gin and Tonic. Gin is a colorless spirit, a great base for many cocktails with aromas and flavors derived from botanicals. Compared to vodka, gin is a cinch to taste. You can smell it, look for spices and fruits and find the flavors of all the different Gin’s available at Wine & Beyond!