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Does Gin need to have Juniper?
Last Updated: 21st June, 2020
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In respect to this, does gin have to contain juniper?
Juniper is the only botanical which is in all gins. The cones of the juniper bush (often referred to as “juniper berries”) are required by legal statute, to be present and perceptible, in order for a spirit to be called gin. Juniper is in 100% of spirits that are designated as gins.
Secondly, how is Juniper used in gin? The berries take about 18 months to mature, beginning as green but maturing into a dark bluish or purple colour. Other Uses: As well as gin, juniper is also used as the primary flavouring agent in Dutch jenever and Eastern European juniper brandies, which are distilled from a wine made with fermented juniper berries.
People also ask, does gin and juniper have vodka?
Gin is flavored vodka The most usual production method for gin is to distill botanicals, such as juniper, coriander, citrus peel, cinnamon, almond or liquorice, with neutral grain alcohol. Making gin is like flavoring vodka, except that botanicals are always natural.
What brand of gin is made from juniper berries?
Bombay Original London Dry Gin Eight botanicals—juniper berries, coriander seeds, licorice root, almonds, lemon peel, cassia bark, orris root and angelica root—are vapor-infused with the base spirit.