Cocktails with Gin

famous gin brandsGin is one of the most historic, and probably the oldest of spirits. Reference of its origin can be traced back to the middle ages, in which it was used as a medicine during the Renaissance. During the late 17th century, gin stopped being used as medicine.It’s predominantly made from juniper berries, which makes it so instantly recognizable. Some describe the taste as “Christmas tree”, while others describe it as flavored vodka. It is never taken as a shot like tequila and you wouldn’t really want to sip on it like a good whiskey, but use it in a mixed cocktail and gin really comes to life. The botanicals add an indescribable complexity to the cocktails it’s used in, which is the reason why many of the classic cocktails are made with it. The martini is a classic example of just this. Be classy and enjoy it shaken or stirred, like James Bond himself.

Most famous Gin Brands:

  • Bombay Sapphire
  • Hendrick’s
  • Hana
  • Nolet’s
  • Corsair
  • Tanqueray No. 10
  • No. 209
  • Van Gogh
  • Beefeater
  • Bols Genever
  • Williams Chase
  • Monkey 47
  • Heyman’s
  • Plymouth