Story of Gin
If the Martini is the King of Cocktails, then Gin is the crown it wears upon its head. This grain-based liquor is flavored with juniper berries, which explains its almost pinecone-like flavor. The name gin comes from the Dutch word for juniper, jenever. Back in the 1650s, a Dutch doctor first distilled it as an elixir for calming the stomach and for stimulating the appetite. London Dry Gin is a distillation process and only 1 Premium London Dry gin is still distilled in London and that’s Beefeater.