Christian Jensen, a banking IT specialist, was working in Tokyo and came across a hidden bar serving a “Naked Martini” – just London Dry gin and a twist of lime. Jensen enjoyed the drink so much he regularly returned to the bar during his stay, and on his last visit before returning to London he was presented with a bottle of the gin by the owner. This gin was no longer in production, and the brand on the label was illegible. Jensen made it his personal mission to find or recreate his new favourite spirit when he was back in London.
Do of course take the below with a pinch of salt! We are not medical professionals, and the article is intended as entertainment only. On the other hand, what isn’t made better by a good G&T? 🙂
We’ve all heard a glass of red wine is good for you, but what if you fancy something a little lighter? a spirit perhaps?
Juniper berries are packed with health benefits so it turns out gin is pretty good for you too…if you’re after a healthier (ish) tipple then why not go for this quintessentially British drink.
1. It’s packed full of herbal goodness
Gin isn’t only made with juniper berries, but plenty of other natural botanicals too; angelica root, rosemary, citrus peel, nutmeg, sage, lemongrass; the list is endless, most of which offer a wide range of healing benefits.