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January 1, 2021

DIY GIN KIT – A LIST OF MUST-HAVES

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The love of homemade drinks is fast rising among gin lovers and booze enthusiasts. This may be due to the special taste it affords and the trilling home brewing experience. To most gin lovers, the allure of making their choice drink is an invaluable means of adventure and entertainment. However, the final product's quality depends on the type of gin kit utilized in the process.

Various DIY gin kits are available in the market. Many are overpriced or just do not contain a vital ingredient or instruction on how to create a thrilling brewing experience. The botanicals and tools needed to produce a bottle of gin as included in these kits may vary. However, the basics are similar. Here, we give you a list of all the things you need to create your own ideal gin making experience.

  • A bottle of vodka; serves as the base for making a new gin.

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  • A blend of the basic herbs and botanicals; these are the major elements from which the gin is brewed. The juniper berry is an essential herb used in transforming any spirit into a gin. Hence, it is the most widely used for this purpose.

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  • Empty bottles; to store the final product or give it out as a gift.

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  • Flavoring elements such as citrus peel, rose petal, and cinnamon, adds special taste and help creates a true house gin.

  • A funnel and filter to help in purifying the final product after brewing. A stainless steel funnel is mostly preferred. A sieve can also be used for this purpose.

With these basic tools and ingredients, you can create a unique and delicious home-blend of your very own gin. You can also gift a box of these to a gin lover you know.