We are in the middle of a gin craze – hardly a week goes by without the release of a new brand or artisanal distillery and serious gin bars are stocking well over 300 brands.
But how do you choose? Is Edinburgh Gin a style, or just a name? Can a rose-flower and cucumber infusion be called gin? Can it be aged in wood?
Ian Buxton reveals all in this lovely hardback, pocket-sized guide.
101 Gins to Try Before You Die, by Ian Buxton, published by Birlinn, £12.99.