2014 Recipe File: Cocktails with Gin that Will Make Guests Grin

The botanical spirit is made of neutral grains and is the main ingredient to many classic cocktails such as the dry gin martini. Nightclub & Bar has put together a list of gin based cocktails to spur sales at your bar this summer.

Dieci E Lode
Created by mixologist John Gertsen

½  oz. Campari
2 ½ oz. Gin
1 ½ oz. Grapefruit Juice
Lime Wedge

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.  Add Campari and grapefruit juice and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with lime wedge.

Dieci E Lode


Corn Goddess
Created by David Wondrich

1 ½ oz. Campari
1 oz. Gin
2 tbsp Fresh Corn Kernels
4 Cherry Tomato Halves

In a mixing glass, muddle corn, tomato halves and gin, add Campari. Shake well with ice and double strain into chilled cocktail glass. Float a sage leaf on top as garnish.

Corn Goddess


Oxley Sling
Created by Manny Hinojosa, Bacardi Portfolio Mixologist.

½ oz. Oxley Gin
2 oz. Perfect Purée Cranberry
¼ oz. Perfect Purée Ginger
½ oz. lemon juice
¾ oz. grenadine
2 oz. pineapple juice
1 dash of Angostura Bitters
Orange or lemon twist, for garnish

Combine all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice. Shake and strain into a glass over fresh ice. Garnish with orange and

Oxley Sling


Lemongrass and Elderflower Collins
Created by Sapphire Gin

2 oz. BOMBAY Sapphire East Gin
¾ oz. Lemon juice
½ oz. St. Germain

Muddle thumbnail lemongrass sliced up. Build all with cubed ice and top with soda.

Lemongrass


The Jennings
Courtesy of Watershed Distillery.

2 oz. Watershed Gin
½ oz. Izze Sparkling Grapefruit juice
Fresh ruby red grapefruita

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