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The Craft of Gin explores the history of Gin production from its crude origins in medieval Europe to the finely honed spirits of twenty-first century craft distillers. The book describes how gin is made, the primary botanicals used in its production, tasting notes for fifty craft gins from around the world, and five interviews of leading craft gin distillers. The book is r ...more
Hardcover, 88 pages
Published June 3rd 2013 by White Mule Press
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Sep 01, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Gin drinkers looking to dive further into the world of gin.
Needed another once-over by the editor to fix some grammar and spelling mistakes. Aside from that complaint, the book is a decent introductory lesson into the world of gin and craft gins. Don't buy this book hoping it will be a major history of gin. It is not. While it touches on the history, the tone of the book is very overview-like.

The book does a good job giving you a crash course in history of gin, types of gin, botanicals used, and the current state of affairs of craft distillers in both t
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I fell in love with gin at a bar in Buffalo, quarter to last call on a cold winter night. The Gin was Martin Miller's, and it was love at first sip. Aaron has been writing about and covering The Gin Renaissance since the late 00's.

Since then he's written two books on the topic, including the 2015, Gin: The Art and Craft of the Artisan Revival with Quarto (which as of 2017 has now been published i
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