Although the English claim to have invented gin, it's origin actually lays with the Dutch who started producing it in the 16th century for its "medicinal power". The name is also derived from the Dutch word "jenever" which means "juniper". The juniper berry is the prime component of gin giving its characteristic odor.
For a long time i’ve been looking for the perfect Mojito cocktail recipe. It took me a while to find what I was looking for until I saw how Manuel Wouters, a Belgian cocktail guru, prepared the original mojito recipe: