• Flavored beverage produced by redistillation of higher proof spirit
with different botanicals.
• This spirit was created and not
• It is a very good cocktail base:
it lacks color so blends well with
aromatic quality gives some flavor
• Easy to make for a distiller.
• One of few liquors in whose production
man played more imp role than nature.
• Created by Francisuc de la Boe(16141672).
• Redistilled a pure spirit and steeped
juniper berries in it keeping its medicinal
properties in mind.
• Named it genievre.
• English anglicized it to gin.
• Became popular because it was cheap.
• Became national drink of England in 18th
• Dutch Gin: equal quantities of
barley, corn & rye, malted &
• English Dry Gin: 75%corn, 15%
barley & 10%other grain. Lighter than
• Malt wine: Distillation of malted
barley only(pot distill). It is from
Netherlands and heavier then above
• Flavored Gin: Apart from juniper berries, other flavors
added, like orange, lemon peel, cardamom, caraway seeds
• Plymouth Gin: very dry, used in cocktails like pink gin,
pink lady etc.
• Golden Gin: straw colored, aged in oak which give
• Sloe Gin: soaking sloe berries in gin.
• Lemon & Orange Gin: flavored gin made by steeping fruit
peel in gin.
• Cold Compound Gin: juniper essence added. cheaper
Grain->screened & soaked->Green
malt-> toasting of malt->
crushing-> grist->boiled-> wort->
• Holland Gin is drunk straight
• Holland gin with bitters is a good
• Can be served in form of cocktails like
gimlet, pink lady, Tom Collins etc.
• Served chilled.
• Neat gin is also very much preferred.
• Gin goes well with:
ice & lemon slice
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