Did you know that you can tell a lot about a person by the way they take their gin? It’s true. Sure we have all seen the quizzes that boil your personality down to your choice of favorite color, but how you take your gin is different. The kind of flavor profile you choose, whether you like it straight or mixed, floral, fruity or spiced all speaks to many of your overarching preferences and style.
Let’s take a look at what some of the more popular ways to enjoy this classic beverage mean about the drinker’s personality.
With Fresh Lime and Lemon Tonic
People who opt for a sour or tangy gin and tonic are often realists. They prefer to ponder their choices and think before they act. Beware if you fall in love with someone who prefers this drink as they might be harsh or critical with the ones they love. Know this comes from a good place, where they are trying to be realistic and save you from an unforeseen problem.
If you are feeling nervous or anxious, try gin with fresh lime and lemon tonic. Many people feel like it helps to soothe their nerves.
Spiced Gin and Cardamom with Classic Tonic
You might be feeling dangerous if your choice is spiced gin and cardamom with classic tonic. This is the drink of a risk taker and high fligher. People who love spices are usually adventurous, but that doesn’t necessarily mean they are crazy. Some spiced gin and cardamom with classic tonic drinkers are risk takers in business or art, not everyone who loves spices necessarily wants to go skydiving.
If you need a boost or want to try a new taste, this is the drink you should order.
With Elderflower Tonic and Peppercorns
If you hear someone ask for this drink, you want to be their friend. People who choose London Dry gin with elderflower tonic and peppercorns are people who make great friends because they are sensible and caring.
This type of person also tends to be very creative and a free spirit. You might find they are fashionably late, but they are always the life of the party.
Gin With Orange Peel and Classic Tonic
Citrus is often associated with the sun. People who choose this drink are people who are outdoorsy types. You will find this drink more prevalent among sports fans and lovers of games.
Drink an orange based gin with orange peel and tonic for a real pick me up or as a cure to the afternoon “blahs.” You can almost taste the energy in the orange zest.
Gin with Strawberries and Tonic
This is a sweet way to drink gin. People who prefer this drink are very independent and charismatic. Other people are drawn to them and enjoy their company. Flavored gin and strawberries with light tonic is usually reserved for the more mature drinker, but could also indicate an old soul when it comes to spirits.
If you want a great recommendation for a perfect gin and tonic for you, come in and talk to the staff at The Winslow NYC. The knowledgeable staff loves to share their GINventions with novice drinkers and gin lovers alike.