Gin: The Manual

Gin: The Manual

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In recent years, gin has shed its old-fashioned image and been reborn as a hot and hip spirit. The number of brands grows every day and bartenders - and consumers - are now beginning to re-examine gin as a quality base spirit for drinks both simple and complex. Now, with more brands available than ever before, it is the time to set out what makes gin special, what its flavours are and how to get the most out of the brands you buy. With this book as your guide, discover: How gin is made What a botanical is and how they impact a gin's flavour What the difference between Dutch, London, Scottish, Spanish and American gins is How you drink them to maximise your pleasure Whether there is life beyond the gin a tonic (yes!) The body of the book covers 120 gins which Dave has tested four ways - with tonic, with lemonade, in a negroni and in a martini - and then scored. In addition, each gin is categorised according to an ingenious flavour camp system, which highlights its core properties and allows you to understand how you can best drink it, and therefore enjoy it.JENSENa#39;SOLDTOM 43%ABVUK There is a significant difference between Jensena#39;s Old Tom and all the other Old Toms on the market: no sweetening is ... This is from his new Bermondsey distillery, and has a slight malty/nutty touch that takes it closer to genever. ... Water improves it in terms of spread and complexity. x Gaamp;T: Massive impact, but on the palate the tonic goes one way, the Old Tom the other.

Title:Gin: The Manual
Author:Dave Broom
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2015-09-03


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