Gin

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The Easiest Way to DIY Your Own Gin

Here's a nifty fact to drop at your next cocktail party: Gin is basically just flavored vodka. No, really. It's a neutral spirit flavored with all sorts of herbs and botanicals. It just so happens that there's a long history behind this juniper-flavored spirit—enough that it has a name and tradition of its own. (Just don't expect cupcake-flavored vodka to have the same following a few centuries from now.)

3 Cocktails with Genever, the Granddaddy of Gin

A note for cocktail history buffs: Despite the fact that many of the best gins in the world come from England, the herby liquor actually traces its origins back to the Dutch—specifically their spirit genever. It was the Dutch who brought their preferred tipple to England, which soon evolved into the more-familiar gin we know today.

3 Old Tom Cocktails that Should Be Your New Drinks of Choice

Most drinkers out there have heard of Old Tom gin, in the "Yeah, I'm pretty sure that's a thing" sense. But the majority probably couldn't actually tell you what it is. We’re here to change all that. Unlike most of the juniper-heavy gin we drink today, which is typically in the London Dry style, Old Tom has a pleasant, rounded sweetness to it that makes it a fun substitute for your standard Beefeater.

5 Gins Any Serious Gin Drinker Ought to Be Drinking

Friends, it’s time we have a little chat about gin, partly because gin is the least-understood bottle in the bar, and partly because it’s one of the most subtle and beguiling spirits available. Though it’s now heavily associated with the UK, gin was actually invented by the Dutch. They dubbed it jenever, a name that was promptly shortened by a drunken Englishman.