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• Just the tonic for British gin…juniper berries saved from extinction

Just the tonic for British gin…juniper berries saved from extinction

Native juniper berries, which give mother’s ruin its unique flavour, are being saved from extinction. Michael McCarthy raises a glass to the Ice Age evergreen that put the UK distillery industry in high spirits. Gin drinkers, raise your glasses – the juniper, with its fragrant fruit, has been revived in Britain. Juniper berries are the […]