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gin

Type

Neutral spirits

Description

Generic for neutral grain spirit infused with botanical flavorings during or after the distillation process. The manner of distillation is key to what type of gin is produced. Varieties of gin include genever, Old Tom, and London Dry. Generally, when the term "gin" stands alone, London Dry Gin is what is meant.

Flavor

juniper, herbal and floral

Availability

Generally available. Distributed world-wide. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.

Substitute

vodka, schnapps, other neutral spirit

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 1380 recipes in CocktailDB.
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