What English summers day is complete without strawberries and cream, and a crisp, tall glass of Gin and tonic? This juniper infused spirit has a fresh, astringent quality which makes it perfect for a long refreshing drink, as well as being an excellent base for a clean, light cocktail.
Once drunk in India for its medicinal qualities - it is a great way of consuming malaria fighting quinine - Gin has become a long-standing and well-loved part of British culture.
It can be created by imparting juniper into any neutral flavoured spirit. While the traditional Gin that we are most familiar with is always popular, the market is ever-evolving.
Pink gins, flavoured gins and gins matured in casks are popping up all over the place, making this spirit more popular than ever. However, sometimes it’s the classic taste and refreshing quality of traditional Gin that hits the spot. It would be safe to say is a staple for any discerning drinks cabinet. Discover more about what’s on offer at TheDrinksBasket today and find a new firm favourite.