What is gin? And what are the different types: London Dry, Navy, Old Tom, Pink, Sloe

The question: What is gin? has a pretty simple answer, namely: Gin is a distilled spirit flavoured with the juniper berry and other natural herbs and spices. In Britain, it must have an alcohol strength of at least 37.5% and the predominant flavour must be juniper.The English have been making gin for centuries – ever since the Dutch-made jenever appeared here in the 17th Century. Gin used to be a sweet drink (sugar and other flavourings were used to hide the rough taste of the alcohol). But …
12th Oct 2020 York Gin

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