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Enjoying gin cocktails while maintaining your diet

 

Gin is a spirit which derives its flavor from juniper berries. The gin category is one of the most popular and widely distributed range of spirits, and is represented by products of various styles. Gin can be distilled or made by simply adding approved natural flavoring substances to a neutral spirit of agricultural origin. The predominant flavor must be juniper. The 3 main types of gin are:

Gin
This is a juniper-flavored spirit made not via the redistillation of botanicals, but by simply adding approved natural flavoring substances to a neutral spirit of agricultural origin. The predominant flavor must be juniper. Distilled gin

Distilled gin is produced exclusively by redistilling ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin with an initial strength of 96% ABV in stills. with the presence of juniper berries and of other natural botanicals, provided that the juniper taste is predominant. Gin obtained simply by adding essences or flavorings to ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin is not distilled gin.
London gin

London gin is obtained exclusively from ethyl alcohol of agricultural origin with a maximum methanol content of 5 grams per hectolitre of 100% ABV equivalent, whose flavour is introduced exclusively through the re-distillation in traditional stills of ethyl alcohol in the presence of all the natural plant materials used, the resultant distillate of which is at least 70% ABV. London gin may not contain added sweetening exceeding 0.1 grams of sugars per liter of the final product, nor colorants, nor any added ingredients other than water. The term London gin may be known by the term "dry"
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(Cocktail recipes that use Gin)

GIN CALORIES BY BRAND NAME

Gin Major Brands
Gin
Beefeater
Bombay Sapphire
Boodles
Gilbey's
Gordon's
Jacquin's
Larios
Miller's
Old Tom
Oude
Pimm's
Sarticious
Seagram's
Steinhaeger
Tanqueray
 
     Gin Per 1 fl oz - Calories: 74 | Fat: 0.00g | Carbs: 0.00g | Protein: 0.00g
 
     Gin (Bombay Sapphire) Per 1 serving - Calories: 59 | Fat: 0.00g | Carbs: 0.00g | Protein: 0.00g
 
     Orange Gin (Gordon's Per 1 shot - Calories: 84 | Fat: 7.00g | Carbs: 3.00g | Protein: 0.00g
 

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