Fully updated and revised edition containing information on 400 gins and 90 tonics, described in detail
Includes a list of the best gin bars worldwide and new and original recipes in combination with gin & tonic
A staggering 100,000 copies have been sold in different languages
An essential guide for gin lovers in search of an original take on this wonderfully complex drink. Richly illustrated, it covers the history of gin and gin brands with their distinct characteristics and distilled flavours. It explores the exciting, more recent developments in the marketing, bottling, and packaging of gin which is increasingly quirky, artistic and original. Includes an overview of some of the hip and cool places to drink and discover a world of gin. Beyond 'ice and a slice', how do you put together the perfect gin and tonic, from the amazing array of new infusions? What are the flavours and textures in food that best accompany this very particular drink? Discover this and more, with food pairing ideas and recipes to create at home. This new and exclusive gold edition has been fully updated with the latest and tastiest gins and presents an overview of the most famous gin bars around the world.
From the Back Cover
Gin & tonic is no longer hype, it's the trend. The explosive increase in gin production, whereupon even cocktail bars and restaurants create their own version, has provided us with a rich selection. But which tonic do you choose for your gin? Which herbs go well with your gin & tonic? Cucumber or perhaps lime or neither one? What is the source of this revival and what is the history of gin?
Gin expert Frédéric Du Bois and culinary writer Isabel Boons try to answer all your questions and inspire you - as a gin lover - to make your own creations. With the practical arrangement of the gins and tonics in this guide, you will never make the wrong choice. This completely revised gold edition of Gin & Tonic contains more than 400 gins, classics and newbies. In addition to 50 tonics, around 110 gins are described in detail.
This unique gincyclopedia provides you with an extensive and factual overview of all the gins available on the market, and introduces you to the best gin bars in the world. The book also contains a number of delightful original recipes in combination with gin and tonic and a travel guide to inspire your next gin trip.
About the Author
Frédéric Du Bois is the owner of Miraflor, market leader in the distribution of gin. He advises the big gastronomy chefs and supplies their restaurants. Isabel Boons is a freelance food writer and passionate gin lover.