Category Archives: Gin

Why Is My Gin Cloudy? (Gin Louching Explained)

Louching is when your spirit turns a cloudy milky white color, instead of a nice clear spirit. In this article, we’re going to tackle what causes louching, and what you can do to fix it! Why is my gin cloudy? Gin goes cloudy due to a phenomenon known as louching. This is where the alcohol{…}

What is Bathtub Gin? (And How to Make It At Home!)

The Gin craze is here! And, with more and more people curious about different types of gin, it’s no wonder we’ve been getting a bunch of questions about the infamous ‘bathtub gin’. What is Bathtub Gin? There are two types of bathtub gin, the historical kind which is how the name originated, and the contemporary{…}

What Is Sloe Gin? (And How You Can Make It At Home!)

Although Sloe Gin is an old drink, it is gaining popularity, and many new age distilleries are now producing this liqueur to the new wave of gin enthusiasts. ‘ We refer to Sloe Gin as liquor because of the sweetness it contains. Sloe berries are incredibly sour when consumed straight from the plant. However, with{…}

How To Make Gin With An Air Still (A Beginner’s Guide)

A great cocktail can be made with just a few ingredients. If you’re new to making cocktails at home, this is the perfect drink for you! It’s easy to make and features gin as the main ingredient. Gin is one of the most famous liquors in the world. Making gin at home has become popular{…}

5 Tried-and-true Gin Recipes (That You Can Make At Home)

There are many considerations in making gin using botanicals and distilling procedures. Thus, it is not easy and takes a long time. Botanical infusions to gin come in four different ways as Vapour Infusion, Infused Distillation, Direct Infusion, and Vacuum Infusion. Infused Distillation is where the botanicals are placed or soaked inside the alcohol. The{…}

Hendrick’s Gin Review (Is it worth the hype?)

When I first discovered Hendrick’s Gin, I definitely discovered the brand before the gin. What I mean by this is that people know of Hendricks as a premium gin and (I think) many customers buy it for that reason alone. But this review isn’t about which gin has the best marketing campaign – it’s about{…}

Tanqueray No. Ten Gin Review

Tanqueray No Ten has been around for two decades – it’s one of my favorite gins. Over the years, I have struggled to find a highly acclaimed gin, but this brand deserves its praise. The gin is distilled with botanicals and fresh citrus. It’s named 10 because of the four botanicals: coriander, licorice, Juniper, and{…}

Bombay Sapphire Gin Review – An Expert Tasting Guide

Bombay Sapphire Gin is known as one of the premier gins in the world. If you have not tried it as yet, you are missing out on a real treat. Key Information Distillery: Bombay Country: Hampshire, UK ABV: 47% Bottle Sizes: 700ml Known Botanicals: lemon peel, liquorice, orris root, cassia, cubeb, almond, juniper berries, angelica,{…}

Roku Gin Review – Why You Must Give Roku Gin A Taste

Gin is not a spirit that you normally associate with Japan. However, in recent years, an increasing number of artisan Japanese gin distilleries have sprung up. Many Japanese gins have not made it to the global market yet, but they are certainly popular in Japan. It would seem that distilling gin is an art the{…}