Gin is a strong flavored, colorless spirit or alcoholic beverage that is prepared by distilling and / or re-distilling grain spirits. The distinct flavor of this alcoholic beverage can be attributed to the addition of juniper berries. Caraway seeds, orange peel, lemon zest, star anise and / or angelica root can also be added during the distillation process to give a full bodied flavor to this much loved alcoholic beverage. Gin has evolved much over the course of the millennium, from the time it was invented in the middle ages, when it was predominantly used for medicinal purposes. There are numerous expensive gins in the world. To know more about the five most expensive gins in the world, visit the link mentioned below.