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This Summer, Gin is In!

June 18, 2013 By: Mary-Kate Dunphy


Gin is a spirit that welcomes refreshing flavors with certain nuances that has other spirits struggling to keep up. With summer upon us, help quench your guests’ thirst with a new favorite way to drink gin - instead of the old gin-and-tonic. Here are just a few concoctions to get you thinking outside the box.

Earl Grey Southside Cocktail
Created by Charlotte Voisey

2 oz. Hendrick's Gin
3/4 oz. lime juice
3/4 oz. Earl Grey Tea simple syrup
8 to 10 loose mint leaves

Shake with ice, strain into a cocktail glass, and garnis with cucumber and a sprig of mint.


Earl Grey

 

French 75
Created by Tanqueray

1.25 oz. Tanqueray Ten
0.5 oz. simple
0.5 oz. lemon juice
top with champagne

Shake and strain into a rocks glass and top with champagne.


South Carolina Swizzle Cocktail
Created by Charlotte Voisey

1 1/2 parts Hendrick's Gin
1/2 part Bitter Truth Apricot Liqueur
3/4 part fresh lime juice
3/4 part simple syrup
1/4 part Yellow Chartreuse

Shake ingredients with ice. Strain over crushed ice into hurricane or tall glass. Garnish with a mint sprig


 

Cin Gin Fizz
Created by Campari America 

1 oz. Cynar
1 ½ oz. Gin
¼ oz. Cinzano Sweet Vermouth
½ oz. Simple Syrup
½ oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
1 Egg White
2-5 dashes Angostura Bitters

Shake all ingredients (except bitters) without ice for about 15 seconds to emulsify the egg. Add ice, shake for another 10 seconds. Double strain into a rocks glass over one large ice cube. Garnish with drops of bitters on top of the egg white foam.

 


 

Major Bailey
Created by Tanqueray

1.5 oz. Tanqueray London Dry
0.75 oz. lemon juice
0.75 oz. simple
8 mint leaves

Shake and strain into crush ice filled tumbler. Garnish with mint sprig and short straws.

 


 

Negroni
Created by Fosco Scarselli

1.25 oz. Gin
1.25 oz. Campari
1.25 oz. MARTINI Sweet Vermouth

Stir with ice and strain into chilled coupe or over ice in a chilled rocks glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

 


 

THE DORSTONE
Created by Maxwell Britten

1oz. Greenhook Beach Plum Gin
1oz. Greenhook Gin
½ oz. Dolin Blanc Vermouth
½ oz. Bonal Gentiane Quina
Angostura Bitters

Add Beach Plum Gin, gin, Dolin Blanc, Bonal, and bitters to mixing glass. Add ice. Stir. Strain into coup or cocktail glass. Garnish with burnt orange peel.


 

SAPPHIRE East Snapper
Created by Bombay Sapphire

1 ½ parts Bombay Sapphire East Gin
4 parts Tomato juice
¼ parts Lemon juice
¼ parts Soy sauce
Small palm of diced lemongrass
Pea of wasabi
Pinch of sea salt
Pinch of white pepper

Build with ice in a highball. Garnish with lemongrass.

 


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