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9 tantalising gin cocktails

Gin-lovers of the world will be rejoicing this Saturday as World Gin Day returns for its ninth year. To celebrate the nation's favourite cocktail, we've asked those in the know to share their favourite gin-based cocktails of the moment. Now if these doesn't whet your gin appetite we don't know what will!

 

 

Floradora Floradora by Pata Negra

  • 40ml of Beefeater gin
  • 20ml of homemade raspberry syrup
  • 20ml of lime juice
  • Top of with Fever Tree ginger ale

Build & stir. Cubed. Glass: highball 10oz Collins

 

 

 

 

Gin & Ting Gin & Ting by Pata Negra

  • 25ml Beefeater gin
  • 25ml fino
  • 5ml lime juice
  • Top up with sparkling Ting

Build & stir. Cubed.

 

 

 

 

Manor Thyme

Manor Thyme By Slaughters Manor

  • Brockman’s Gin 50ml
  • Fresh blueberries 5-6
  • Fresh Thyme 2 sprigs ( a few to garnish )
  • Lime juice 20ml ( peel to garnish )
  • Sugar syrup 15ml

Pick a small amount of thyme and slap the inner and outer of the tumbler, fill with crushed ice. In a shaker muddle blueberries, Brockman’s gin, lime juice, thyme and sugar, shake and double strain over the crushed ice. Garnish with lime peel, thyme and a violet flower.

 

 

The King Of The Swingers

The King Of The Swingers by Hyde & Co

  • Beefeater Gin
  • Banana Liqueur
  • Lime Juice
  • Cacao
  • Agave

 

 

 

 

 

Jerez Flora Club Jerez Flora Club by The Ox Clifton

  • 25ml Beefeater gin
  • 20ml Chase marmalade vodka
  • 5ml Fino sherry
  • 15ml Raspberry syrup
  • 15ml lemon juice
  • 2 dash Peychaud's bitters
  • Egg white
  • Hibiscus flower garnish

 

 

 

Tea on the Terrace

Tea on the Terrace By Bambalan

  • Beefeater gin
  • Lychee liqueur
  • Chilled earl grey tea
  • Lemon juice
  • Viola flowers

 

 

 

martini with a twist - Dakota

 

Gin martini with a twist by Dakota Hotel Group

  • 50ml Tanqueray 10
  • 12.5ml Lillet Blanc

Stirred over ice and served up in a Nick & Nora glass and garnished with a grapefruit twist.

 

 

 

 

One in Five - Dakota

Five in One by Dakota Hotel Group

  • 35ml Thomas Dakin
  • 25ml St Germain
  • 15ml D.O.M Benedictine
  • 15ml Gomme
  • 20ml Lemon juice
  • One egg white

Dry shaken, wet shaken, served up in a coupe glass and garnished with a nice bright edible flower.

 

 

 

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Southern Collins by The Ox Cheltenham

  • East London Liquor Company Gin Batch No 1
  • Bob’s Grapefruit Bitters
  • Prescott Hill Climb

An Ox take on a Summer classic, the Tom Collins, our Southern Collins is perfect for long Summer afternoons. Using East London Liquor Company’s Gin and topped up with local beer Prescott Hill Climb this cocktail is finished with a dash of Bob’s Grapefruit Bitters, a brilliantly zingy addition which really lifts the drink.