Simon Berry

At last, trendy gins are tasting like gin again

Gins which deny their juniperiness and taste of roses or cucumber are just flavoured vodka

I blame my mother. Although gin wasn’t her ruin, I have to admit, she did enjoy a gin and tonic. And as any student of the spirits industry will tell you, you never drink what your parents drink. The problem, I now realise, was that gin in the 1970s wasn’t very good.

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