Daily News: Ant-Flavored Gin, A Wave of German Gins

Your daily dose of news and happenings from around the drink-o-sphere:

– Anty Gin, a new product from Cambridge Distillery, is flavored with formic acid harvested from red wood ants.

– Germany is witnessing a wave of new gin distilleries opening across the country.

– Food Republic explores the trend of charcoal activation in cocktails.

– A number of Irish whiskey distillers are aging their products for longer periods, essentially creating a super-premium category.

– Finally, Eric Asimov discusses the importance of context in wine tasting.

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