Pink drinks forever.
It's not just millennials who love pink. Major liquor brands are also cashing in on this rosy hue and launching creative new pink riffs on classic spirits. We've seen rosé vodka and rosé cider, and now gin brands are making us blush. Traditionally made by adding bitters to gin to give it a rosy hue, pink gin was a favorite of the Royal Navy in the 19th century due to the bitters' curative properties as a nausea remedy. History!
Although pink gin has existed as a simple cocktail recipe for years, we're now seeing new pink gin styles emerge from major liquor brands — including Wölffer Estate, Beefeater, and Boodles. Here are our current favorite pink gins.
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