An intoxicating beverage.
The word 'Gin' derives from the Old French word 'geneva' meaning juniper. It is a colorless alcoholic liquor which was originally distilled, or redistilled, from rye and adding juniper berries as flavoring. Other flavoring, or aromatics, were also added such as anise, caraway seeds, or angelica root.
The calorie count
in gin and its nutrition value is as follows:
Calorie in Gin: 1oz Gin = 64 Calories in 80 Proof Gin
Cholesterol = None
Saturated fat = None
Sodium content = Very Low
Sugar content = None
downside of Gin is its high alcohol content.
There are several different types of best Gin which can be purchased
under each specific brand name. The most famous gin types brands are:
Bombay Sapphire Gin
Gin - Sloe Gin
The type of Gin called 'Sloe Gin' is a red colored liqueur flavored with
ripe sloe berries, the fruit of the blackthorn, which is a relative of
The type of Gin called 'Tanqueray Gin' dates back to 1830 when Charles
Tanqueray produced a recipe of botanicals and became a London dry Gin
distiller. The recipe for Tanqueray is made with juniper berries,
coriander, angelica and other secret botanicals. In 1898, Tanqueray was
amalgamated with the Gordon's gin distillery.
Gin - Hendricks Gin
The type of Gin called 'Hendricks Gin' is produced by William Grant &
Sons in Girvan, Ayrshire, Scotland. The Hendricks recipe dates back to
the 1800's and uses various botanicals for flavor which include a hint
of Bulgarian Rose followed by an essence of cucumber.
Gin - Gordons Gin
The type of Gin called 'Gordons Gin' is produced in the United Kingdom
and under license in New Zealand. The secret recipe for Gordons dates
back to 1769 when a Scot called Alexander Gordon developed the recipe
and opened a distillery in Clerkenwell, London.
Gin - Beefeater Gin
The type of Gin called 'Beefeater Gin' is produced in the United
Kingdom. The secret recipe for Beefeater dates back to 1820 when a
Londoner called James Burrough developed the recipe and opened a
distillery in Chelsea, London. The distillery took the name from the
Tower of London yeoman who are called the Beefeaters (the early Warders
at the Tower were partly paid in beef ). The secret recipe for Beefeater
includes juniper berries, coriander seeds, angelica and orange and lemon
Gin - Plymouth Gin
The type of Gin called 'Plymouth Gin' is produced by Plymouth, Coates &
Co at the Black Friars Distillery in Plymouth, England. The recipe dates
back to 1793. The Black Friars Distillery dates back to 1431 and is
reputed to be where the Pilgrim Fathers spent their final night before
they set sail to the New World.
Gin - Bombay Sapphire Gin
The type of Gin called 'Bombay Sapphire Gin' is produced by the Bombay
Spirits Company, Ltd. which have been established since 1761. Bombay
Sapphire is a distilled London Dry Gin and is 94 proof. Bombay
Sapphire is distilled with ten botanicals. The recipe for Bombay
Sapphire consists of ten ingredients: almond, lemon peel, liquorice,
juniper berries, orris root, angelica, coriander, cassia, cubeb, and
grains of paradise. The alcohol vapours are passed through bundles of
the herbs and spices in order to gain flavour and aroma.
The most famous
quote about gin comes from the classic 1942 movie Casablanca which
starred Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine and Ingrid Bergman as Ilsa Lund.
Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine utters this famous Casablanca quote:
the gin joints in all the towns in all the world, she walks into mine.”
The most famous lyrics about gin comes from the song by the band Fall
out Boy called 'Of All The Gin Joints In All The World' lyrics.
character called Gin Ichimaru
Free Gin Recipes
Gin Ichimaru: Gin
Ichimaru is a character in the anime and manga series called 'Bleach'.
Gin Ichimaru is the former Shinigami captain of the 3rd Division in the
Gotei 13 of Soul Society.
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