Gin has come a long way to become the ubiquitous spirit we know and love today. Photo: Shutterstock

A brief history of gin, from herbal medicine to spirited hipster tipple beloved from Britain to Japan

  • Despite gaining popularity in recent years, the distilled spirit has been around in various forms for millennia
  • As well as the predominant juniper flavour, infusions can include other botanicals, spices and herbs
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Gin has come a long way to become the ubiquitous spirit we know and love today. Photo: Shutterstock
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