The 2016 Ginfographic: For those Who Drink, Serve and Enjoy Distilled Gin

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The “Ginfographic” is the result of an annual survey put together by the folks over at GinFoundry. For the last several years these Gin lovers have asked other Gin lovers and novices to share their interests, tastes and habits surrounding Gin. As they admit, the people that take a survey about Gin may be a bit skewed since they likely know more about Gin and the process in which it is distilled than the average Joe. But, what they do feel the survey results paint is an honest picture or in this case Infographic of what’s happening in the category.

For the Benefit those Who Drink, Serve and Make Gin

With thousands of respondents to the survey, it’s a broad representation of how the gin and how it is categorically  perceived and which trends are playing out. Therefore It shows how people like gin poured, their attitudes towards craft, cost, service and their general consumption. The questions asked, though is simple, and provides a series of very interesting insights into the state of Gin.

What is Gin?

Here’s the general class definition from the Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau or TTB.

  • Gin (Compounded) is juniper berries and (optionally) other aromatics or their extracts, essences or flavors blended with neutral spirits
  • Gin (Distilled) is juniper berries and (optionally) other aromatics or their extracts, essences or flavors added to mash prior to distillation
  • Gin (Redistilled) is juniper berries and (optionally) other aromatics or their extracts, essences or flavors added to distilled spirits prior to redistillation
  • Gin Liqueur / Cordial – Wine, if used, may not exceed 2½% by volume of the finished product.

 

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