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Gin is a spirit, or strong alcoholic beverage. It is made from the distillation of white grain spirit and juniper berries (or sloe[?] berries, in the case of Sloe gin), which provide its distinctive flavour. The taste of ordinary gin is very dry (unlike Sloe gin), and as such it is rarely drunk neat.

Common Mixers for Gin

Famous Gin Brands

Living in southern China, the Gin are called the Jing Nationality (京族) in the Chinese language, and are officially one of the 56 Chinese nationalities. Its linguistic relationship is unclear.

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