BIG BOOK OF GIN
With Gin making record sales across Britain and the rest of the world, there’s been a boom in new distilleries and a thirst for new ways to enjoy this juniper-based spirit. Enter Dan Jones, bestselling gin author and cocktail enthusiast, who will make you love this tasty drink even more. Starting with the history of gin, Dan reveals how the first distilleries opened in the UK in the 1600s, explains the nuts and bolts of making the beverage, as well as all the different trends it has experienced. He’ll take imbibers on a journey around the world to some of the top producers, uncovers new trends, and shares over 100 tasty recipes, from classics cocktails, batch drinks, new concoctions, homemade syrups and more, and answers all the gin questions you were afraid to ask. Featuring stylish photography and illustrations throughout, The Big Book of Gin is a comprehensive guide to the renaissance of one of the world’s most celebrated spirits.
Dan Jones is a journalist and editor living in London. Formerly the shopping editor at i-D magazine, Time Out’s Shopping & Style editor, and most recently Senior Men’s Editor at ASOS, Dan is currently a style consultant, working with brands like Topman and Swatch, and publishers, incl. Conde Nast. He also loves to entertain, constantly ‘researching’ his cocktail craft and honing his cocktail credentials. He is the author of The Mixer’s Manual, Man Made, Gin: Shake, Muddle, Stir and Rum: Shake, Muddle, Stir.