Mostly distilled from grain or sugar cane molasses spirit; the precursor is the Dutch one Genever, The name derives from the French "genévrier" (juniper). The characteristic taste is created by flavoring with coriander and juniper berries (genever). However, depending on the manufacturer, there are about 120 different flavorings such. B. ginger. nutmeg, Orange peel and Paradise apple cores used. The aromatization can be done during both distillation, as well as subsequently. The famous British brand Gordon's London Dry Gin has been produced since 1769. The alcohol content must to. 37.5% vol. Gin is also a popular ingredient of cocktails including the famous Martini and the long drink gin and tonic.