Discover new flavours with these gin-based cocktails.
Forget the pink gin, this one’s all about the pink tonic.
50ml of gin
150ml of Merchant’s Heart Hibiscus Tonic
Add ice, gin and then the tonic to your favourite gin glass. Garnish with a cucumber ribbon and sliced raspberries.
Recipe from Taste Club, which sells gin, rum and vodka boxes. £40, includes mixers and snacks.
Bombay Sapphire Gin Fizz
Stir your creativity with star anise, lemon, orange, Martini, tonic and a generous splash of gin.
50ml Bombay Sapphire – buy here
25ml Martini Riserva Speciale Rubino
100ml Premium Lemon tonic water
1 lemon wedge
1 orange wedge
1 star anise
Squeeze a lemon & orange wedge into a balloon glass then drop in. Add the Bombay Sapphire & MARTINI Rubino then swirl well to infuse. Fully fill the glass with cubed ice and top with Fever-Tree Tonic Water. Gently stir to combine. Garnish with single star anise.
The Lakes Gin Martini
The Gin Martini is for those who prefer a dry martini with strong citrus and juniper notes and a hint of oak, spice and wine from the vermouth.
60ml The Lakes Gin
5ml Noilly Prat Vermouth
1 green olive
Fill a mixing glass with ice and add The Lakes Gin and vermouth. Stir until very cold and strain into a pre-chilled Coupette glass. Garnish with a green olive.
The Lakes Gin is £33 for a bottle (700ml). Available to buy from The Lakes Distillery.
A herbal twist on the classic ‘Gin Sour’, this grapefruit number is the perfect blend of sour and sweetness.
45ml Masons Original Gin
15ml Galliano vanilla liqueur
25ml fresh grapefruit juice
15ml lemon juice
10ml sugar syrup
1 egg white
Dry shake all ingredients then shake with ice. Double strain into a rocks glass over ice and garnish with a sprig of rosemary.
Masons Yorkshire Gin is £30 for a bottle. Available from Masons of Yorkshire.