A short history of gin

A short history of gin

Here is a very short history of gin - and the gin and tonic, or G&T.You don’t need to know any history to enjoy our little story. After reading it, you may appreciate your modern gin and tonic a little more – made in a nice clean distillery rather than a slum, and without the addition of sulphuric acid! Let’s all raise a toast to gin – and how far it has come in its 300 year history.Dutch rootsThe word ‘gin’ comes from the Dutch word ‘jenever’ which means ‘juniper’. The Dutch made spirits di …
8th Feb 2021 York Gin

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