In recent years there has been an explosion of brands and artisanal distillers busily reinventing the humble gin.

Is Edinburgh Gin a style, or just a name? Can a rose-flower and cucumber infusion properly be called gin? Can gin be aged in wood or does that just make it a strange-tasting young whisky? And what tonic should you choose, and why?

In his inimitable style, bestselling drinks writer Ian Buxton leads readers to the 101 best gins in the land in this fully and revised second edition of his essential guide.

In recent years there has been an explosion of brands and artisanal distillers busily reinventing the humble gin.

Is Edinburgh Gin a style, or just a name? Can a rose-flower and cucumber infusion properly be called gin? Can gin be aged in wood or does that just make it a strange-tasting young whisky? And what tonic should you choose, and why?

In his inimitable style, bestselling drinks writer Ian Buxton leads readers to the 101 best gins in the land in this fully and revised second edition of his essential guide.