Gin is one of the best clear spirit and its herbal flavor lends itself to refreshing cocktails from gimlets and punches to smashes and martinis. Gin cocktails is more than Martini or a Tom Collins. It can be flavoured with all kinds of botanicals, including citrus, cucumbers and herbs to make a spirit that’s flavourful and complex. Explore Gin at its finest in some of the best Gin cocktails ever created.
Gin-Gin Mule- A cocktail that’s sweet and bubbly with just the right amount of spice. An easy homemade Ginger syrup is the ideal finishing touch.
45 ml- Dry Gin
25 ml- Fresh lime juice
30 ml- Simple syrup
8 whole- Mint leaves, chopped
90 ml- Ginger Beer
How to make The Gin-Gin Mule Cocktail
Muddle the lime juice, simple syrup and mint leaves in a mixing glass.
Add the Gin and ice, and shake well to chill.
Strain into a highball glass filled with ice, top with the Ginger Beer, and garnish with a sprig of mint.
London Light– This simple Highball brings out the subtle botanicals in Gin. Grapefruit juice and pomegranate juice lend their tart, fruity flavors and bright hues to the Gin, and a topping of club soda keeps it crisp and refreshing.
60 ml- Gin
15 ml- Grapefruit juice
30 ml- Pomegranate juice
1 Grapefruit twist
How to make The London Light Cocktail
Add all the ingredients except the club soda to a highball glass filled with ice.
Top with club soda and garnish with a grapefruit twist.
12th Man Fizz- Gin’s herbal notes make it a perfect addition to any fizz. A bright, floral Gin in particular is perfect in this recipe, which gets its sweetness from apricot brandy, blueberries and kiwi and just a hint of heat from extra spicy Ginger beer.
45 ml- Floral Gin
7.5 ml- Apricot brandy
30 ml- Freshly squeezed lime juice
15 ml- Simple syrup
90 ml- Ginger Beer
Mint leaves, shredded
Kiwi fruit, peeled and sliced in wheels
How to make The 12th Man Fizz Cocktail
Add the Gin, apricot brandy, lime juice, simple syrup and mint leaves to a shaker with ice and shake until cold.
Strain into a Collins glass filled with the blueberries, kiwi and ice.
Top off the drink with the Ginger beer, and garnish with a mint leaf and straw.
Gin on Gin Julep- Warm spring days call for herbal and refreshing cocktails like this one. Gin combined with chilly mint and sweet simple syrup for a lighter and verdant take on the traditional Mint Julep.
This chilly and refreshing drink calls for both Gin
15 ml- Rich simple syrup (two parts sugar, one part water)
15- Large mint leaves
30 ml- Gin
1 splash- Club soda
1 Mint sprig
How to make The Gin on Gin Julep Cocktail
In a Julep cup, muddle the simple syrup and mint
Fill with crushed or pellet ice and add the genever and Gin
Top with the club soda and stir until combined
Garnish with a mint sprig
Chai Tea Fizz- Chai tea and Gin are an unusual couple in this fizz. Easy homemade chai tea syrup adds extra spice to already peppery Bombay Sapphire East Gin. Lemon juice is a welcome dash of brightness, and the whole cocktail is shaken with almond milk and egg white, then topped with soda for a bomly version of an iced chai latte.
Ingredients in The Chai Tea Fizz Cocktail
45 ml- Bombay Sapphire East Gin
25 ml- Fresh lemon juice
15 ml- Chai tea syrup
30 ml- Almond milk
0.5- Egg white
How to make The Chai Tea Fizz Cocktail
Shake all with ice for a minute
Serve long without ice and top with soda
Garnish with lemon swath