Can American juniper berries give gin terroir?

Gin tastes like juniper and all juniper is the same, right? Not so much… “Among producers in the gin world, juniper provenance is becoming an increasingly important thing to consider,” says Matt Strickland, head distiller at Washington, D.C.’s District Distilling Co., a distillery, bar, and restaurant. As with the types of grapes used for winemaking in different regions of the world, juniper can also reflect a sense of place.

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