1. Gin was born in 1689
Holland made gin first. The English discovered gin in Holland during the Dutch War sometime in the 17th century. That’s why it is commonly paired with gingerbread in traditional parts of England.
2. Gin is meant for cocktails
Technically, gin is meant to be mixed as it helps the botanicals come to life. It’s flexible enough to try with any type of simple mixer without masking its complex flavor profiles.
3. The Philippines consume half of the gin in the world
Over 60 million cases of gin are sold around the world each year, and nearly half of this is consumed in the Philippines.
4. Gin is vodka
The botanicals found in gin is distilled during the production process, containing juniper, citrus peel, almond, cinnamon and corriander. So it’s kind of like flavored vodka, but with all natural ingredients.
5. It fights off illness
The main ingredient in gin is the juniper berry, known to contain a multitude of medicinal benefits from fighting off lung congestion to coughs from the common cold.
🐝 BEES KNEES COCKTAIL 🐝
2oz Henrick’s Gin
3/4oz fresh lemon juice
3/4oz honey simple syrup
Garnish with lemon twist
1. Add gin, lemon juice, syrup and ice into shaker.
2. Shake well and strain into chilled cocktail glass.
3. Garnish with lemon twist. Cheers!