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Questions tagged [gin]

Gin is a spirit which derives its predominant flavor from juniper berries. Gin is the main ingredient in many classic cocktails such as the Martini, Gimlet, and Tom Collins.

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Is there any good local gin or whiskey produced in South Korea?

When travelling I try to bring back home spirits from places I visit, mostly gin and whiskey. I will be soon travelling to South Korea (Seoul and Busan), and I am trying to find out about the local ...
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Origin of the “lick, sip, suck” tequila shot technique

I was browsing through Here's How (1928), a Prohibition-era collection of cocktail recipes, and found something surprisingly familiar on page 48. The Swiss Itch Invented by one James Norton of ...
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Pre-chilled spirits - is there a content difference?

Normally I would add ice to a glass, then a piece of lime, pour (in my case) gin over the ice, then top up with tonic. However, a friend of mind chills their gin in the fridge, but also pours their ...
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Is it possible to have a non-alcoholic Gin?

Is it possible to have a non-alcoholic gin? Tastes like gin but without the alcohol. Tonic on its own just isn't the same, but as the years go by I feel the need to minimise the 'volume' in my glass....
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Dark winter days equal dark winter drinks!

Winter is just around the corner, thus what should I be drinking? My normal summer tipple of Gin and Tonic, or should I move over to darker more homely drinks, like perhaps rum and coke? Is there a ...
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Cheapest Gin in the UK?

Just visiting the good old UK, and discover that gin is so expensive - what and where can I buy a cheap gin in the UK, are there any online stores? Yes I have looked but to no avail. Thanks guys.....
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How many types of gin are there?

I don't mean brands, we could be here all day figuring out that list... I literally mean how many types of gin are there? I know there's dry (London) gin, and sloe gin, but are there any more? Why's ...
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What kind of cocktail would Gin Mare be best suited for?

Recently, I started paying more attention to the shelf of the "forbidden bottles" in pub's. I saw lots of time, a gin called Mare (reference here), which seems to be a very good bottle, with a ...
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Fashionable gins - are they what they claim to be?

I have always enjoyed a G&T. I have my favorite brands, not only of gin, but also of tonic. But I have noticed that there is a whole slew of them now. So, how do I know which ones are made ...
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Alternatives to rum and gin to drink with meals

What could be a good alternative to either rum or gin to have with an evening meal (or lunch). I do not drink wine or beer. Vodka is well, to my thinking, just vodka, so I would like to find ...
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What is the best type of gin to use in a gin martini? [closed]

I am trying to make a gin martini and I would like to know what is the best type of gin to use for doing so.