So most of you will walk into a bar knowing exactly what you want to drink. We all have our usual. But what interesting facts do you know that coincide with the drink you have in your hand? When you are next in your local, when the conversation starts to slow down or you just want to unleash an fact or two amongst friends, you may want to consider the following to help you in your quest to educate the masses on the drink you are consuming…
Did you know that Gin originally started its life over a thousands years ago better known for its medicinal effects rather than a
social drink? People actually prefer Gin over drinks such as Vodka, wine and Beer simply for these
medical benefits. A great reason to grab a glass while you read on….
Each brand of Gin has its own particular unique fragrance. Many people don’t know this as they have only
tried one or two different brands, and Oliver Twist obviously has a more distinctive fragrance than most
Every Gin brand has its own botanical herbal contents. It is this very mixture of botanicals and spices that
create different fragrances in the drink. Most botanicals have healing effects in the ingredients
and this is the reason for the different tastes and fragrances of the drink.
Gin can be produced in many ways. The best gins are distilled 3 or even 4 times to remove unwanted impurities. These impurities in the drink are what cause hangovers.
When premium Gins are distilled it actually makes them hangover free. This obviously won’t be the case if you drink too heavily though.
It is believed that those who drink Gin are said to be in their own group, a collective if you will.
They associate themselves as a group of sophisticated and intelligent folk in comparison to others
who have another drink of choice. It is also believed that Gin drinkers are more friendly and polite
in comparison to others. Find out for yourself and discover!