Fine selection of high quality gins to match the cigar
he origins of gin, which historically has already traveled around the world and was invented by a German-born doctor, lie in the Netherlands. The great rise he experienced in England, when he was enjoyed as a well-known mixed drink of British soldiers in the form of gin and tonic in India. Meanwhile, gin is one of the most popular clear spirits in the world and has a minimum alcohol content of 37.5% by volume. Typical for all gins is the subtle to intense juniper note paired with the aromas of other so-called botanicals such as coriander, ginger and notes of citrus fruits. Due to its flavor diversity as well as the tendency to high alcohol content, gin is rarely drunk neat, and is therefore found in all sorts of renowned cocktails and long drinks. The alcohol for gin production is distilled from starchy grains such as barley and rye. The addition of selected herbs and spices during distillation gives the gin its characteristic taste. Meanwhile, far more than 100 different ingredients are used for the production of gins.