Flavored gin has been on a white-hot streak in England, the spiritual birthplace of gin. Over the past year or so, it has jumped the pond, and is slowly starting to show up on liquor shelves here in the U.S.
Yet, here’s the problem: How do you define flavored gin? Gin already is required to contain pine-scented juniper as its dominant flavoring. Since specific parameters aren’t yet available in either country, we’ll categorize any gin that a has readily identifiable flavoring in addition to juniper as a flavored gin.
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