What’s more, the gin is so well loved by locals that it’s often seen on the streets of the town of Cotton Hill, near Sydney’s CBD.
Cotton gin is the drink of choice for many locals, including the people of Cottonhill, the town which has seen its fortunes increase by more than a third in just over two years.
While the gin has long been synonymous with Sydney’s fashionable cocktail scene, locals are finding it’s also a good option to have a glass of gin at home, says the Australian Beverage Association.
While you can buy the gin in the streets, it is more likely to be seen in local pubs, bars and restaurants.
For many, the word gin is synonymous with comfort food, such as burgers and burgers, and so many people have gone to the trouble of learning how to make the drink themselves.
However, the drink is also a favourite with the public.
For some, the cocktail is a great way to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon or night, says Paul Jones, president of the Australian Craft Cocktail Association.
“The gin is very simple to make and really doesn’t require any fancy equipment, and you can use the gin as a sweetener or you can also add it to a cocktail to make it a bit more savoury,” he says.
“I think the gin’s popularity is a testament to its popularity in the Sydney community and its ability to bring people together.”
While it may seem like a no-brainer that people would love to drink the gin, the truth is that there’s a lot of guesswork involved in making it.
For instance, some people prefer the taste of gin more than the taste and quality of the drink itself, says Jones.
The key to a good gin is that you need to use a small amount of sugar, but also make sure that you are using enough water to allow for the full flavor of the gin.
“You need to make sure you’re using as much sugar as you can,” he explains.
The gin will also need to be made with the right type of sugar to allow the alcohol to ferment.
The amount of water needed to ferment the gin depends on how much sugar you use, but the amount of salt is also important.
“A little bit of salt can make it taste really good and that’s what we like,” says Jones, explaining that people should also use more sugar when they are making their own gin.
The most popular gin in Sydney, but not the only one, is the gin and tonic made by The Pipes and Spirits in the CBD, Jones says.
While it’s a popular drink in many bars, The Pips and Spirits only produces gin, tonic and water, not gin, tequila or other spirits.
“It’s very popular in the pub and that is really good because people really love the flavours and the way they taste, but we have been working on improving our gin to make that even more enjoyable,” says Pipes & Spirits general manager Paul Williams.
“We have also added a few other drinks to our range to enhance the experience.”
Williams says that many people are finding the gin to be a great option to enjoy on a cold, rainy night, because it’s cheap and simple to produce and has a long shelf life.
“People don’t really understand the logistics of making gin, so the fact that they can have a drink in the comfort of their own home is fantastic,” he said.
The best gin is often found at pubs and in local bars, which means you can get a drink for as little as $4.99.