One of our 10 Things You Need To Know About… Spirits

Gin has contributed more to the boom in spirits than any other drink, according to Kantar. Of the sector’s £108.3m rise, £47m of it came from gin [52 w/e 19 June 2016], as the big brands splash out on NPD and marketing and the supermarkets stock up on so-called ‘craft’ brands. But what’s caused this renaissance for Mother’s Ruin? And how easy is it to create your own craft gin brand? We sent category reports editor Rob Brown to find out… 



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