Gindrink – A bartender’s delight Gindrink – A triumphant drink of the Cocktail Age

Fixing a gin drink is no sky rocket science. Gin is a very drinker friendly drink as it blends very easily to make lip smacking and irresistible cocktails. In the 1920s gin really triumphed though for some reason it had become very scarce in 1914-18 world war. Gin is a darling drink of the rich and the famous and the Cunard cruises, as it a highly refreshing and cosmopolitan drink.

Gin became the most popular and wanted drink in all Cocktail parties – on land, on the sea and also in rich countries like the UK and the US. A very convenient drink to enjoy during blank times that is – after tea and before dinner.

London dry gin, which is known for its subtle and mild flavor and easy blending qualities, became the staple and basic ingredient for many stylish drinks. This includes our world known Martini.

Over the next two/three decades many cocktails were introduced bringing about excitement and sophistication to our dizzy society- who themselves were responsible for creating those varieties. 7000 cocktails were registered in1951 by the Bartenders’ Guild on their files – This is really thought provoking and reflects on its popularity. Gin was the most essential drink for entertainment and parties at home. Even today in modern times, no one can beat the refreshing drink – Gin and tonic.

The latest craze and fad for cocktails has opened up an entirely new arena for career for suitable young men and women who want to try their hands and culinary skills in blending, fixing, inventing and serving exquisite drinks to their patrons. These could also include the use of various fruit juices to give the drink a slightly different kick and taste. There is this new breed working as bartenders who are inventing and filling the market with popular cocktails – hats off to their mixing and blending skills!!


There are many different procedures for producing Gin. The Spirit drinks are governed by the European Community Regulation 110/2008 and they have three procedures, which are highly detailing and technical and of course time consuming also. Juniper berries is the most important ingredient which makes gins and London dry gin.

It is the Juniper berries that give the gin the distinctive aroma it possesses. Though first made in the country of Holland, Gin became popular in England by the English. The working class in England popularized the drink by its large consumption and they were the ones who introduced it to the Americans in the US. Now the majority of the gin sold in America is dry.

Since Gin is so popular for its blending properties – It has become an enjoyable and a very convenient drink for home entertainment. A gin recipe will make life more interesting , irrespective of where you are enjoying its preparation – You could come up with some gin game while you try making and drinking this new recipe.

Martin Miller’s Sugar & Spice

Martin Miller’s Gin 2 oz

Apple cider 2 oz

Fresh Orange 3/4 oz

Brown Sugar Syrup – A splash

Serve this gin recipe or gin cocktail in a Martini glass whose rim has been coated with cinnamon and superfine sugar mixture. Now have fun with it, even while you are Google chatting or net surfing, as then you could call it an online gin.