On a related note (and while trying to look up whether gin by definition is not aged), I came across this little gem (emphasis is mine):
How can that be true?
\Gin\, n. [Contr. from Geneva. See 2d Geneva.] A strong alcoholic liquor, distilled from rye and barley, and flavored with juniper berries; -- also called Hollands and Holland gin, because originally, and still very extensively, manufactured in Holland. Common gin is usually <font color="red">flavored with turpentine.</font>
Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.