Read this excerpt about the origins of gin from the new edition of award-winning author Dave Broom’s book, “Gin: How to Drink It.”
Dave Broom is an internationally acclaimed drinks writer who has been writing on the subject for 25 years as both journalist and author. He is regarded as one of the world's foremost writers on Japanese whisky.
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