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5 Essential Summer Gin Cocktails
Summer is well and truly here (for the moment) so get out and enjoy it, there‘s nothing better than sitting in the garden or outside your favourite gin joint, so load up on the fruit and ice, these G&T cocktails will send you to heaven, because nothing is more heavenly than a deliciously light and fruity gin cocktail, whether it’s gin and Prosecco, a tropical gin punch or pink gin on ice, here’s some of the best gin cocktails for summer sippin’.
Elderflower & Raspberry G&T
25ml Lemon juice
15ml Raspberry gomme (a drink sweetener commonly used instead of simple syrup in many classic cocktail recipes)
Add gin, lemon juice and gomme, mix-up and top with ice.
Top with tonic and garnish with raspberries and a lime wedge.
Gin and Grapefruit Cocktail
75ml grapefruit juice
Dash angostura bitters
Half a pinch Maldon sea salt
Dry shake the salt, grapefruit and gin for 10 seconds
Pour over an ice-filled tumbler
25ml lime juice
Ginger beer to top up
Lime to garnish
Add the gin, Chambord and lime to an ice-filled highball glass
Stir for a few seconds to blend
Top up with ginger beer
Squeeze a segment of lime then drop it in the glass
Pink Gin and Lemonade
50ml Greenall’s Wild Berry Gin
100ml Premium Lemonade
Berries to Garnish
Fill a Copa glass with ice.
Pour in Greenall’s Wild Berry Gin and top with a premium tonic water or lemonade.
Garnish with a berry of choice
10ml sugar syrup
10ml elderflower cordial
Shake the gin with the lemon, sugar and a dash of elderflower. Pour over rock ice and lengthen with sparkling water. Change up the water to sparkling wine for an Elderflower Royale and garnish with a sprig of your favourite herb.