World Gin Day 2017 – Cocktail Recipes

Friday is finally here and the weather is looking… Ok. Tomorrow is World Gin Day and I’m looking forward to spending the day indulging in G&Ts and of course a cheeky cocktail or two. Here at drinkstuff, we’ve put together some of our favourite cocktails that are going to be a sure fire hit on World Gin Day. 

Recipes 

Classic Pimms Cup
Ingredients
  • Pimms No.1 
  • Lemonade 
  • Mint for garnish
  • Seasonal fruit for garnish 
Method
  1. Measure out 50ml of Pimms into an ice-filled highball glass 
  2. Add seasonal fruit (Strawberries, Orange, Lime) to the glass as well as a handful of mint leaves 
  3. Top up with lemonade 
  4. Garnish with a sprig of mint 

 

G & Fizz Cocktail 
Ingredients 
Method 
  1. Pour a dash of elderflower syrup into a glass 
  2. Measure out 20ml of gin and add to the glass 
  3. Top up with prosecco 
  4. Garnish with slices of Cucumber 

 

Gin Martini 
Ingredients 
  • Dry Gin 
  • Dry Vermouth 
  • Wedge of Lemon 
Method 
  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add 10-15ml of vermouth 
  2. Stir for a few second and strain into a chilled glass 
  3. Add 50ml of gin to the cocktail shaker and stir to chill 
  4. Strain into the chilled glass and garnish with a wedge of lemon 

 

Classic Gin Rickey 
Ingredients
  • Gin 
  • Fresh lime juice 
  • Soda water 
  • Slices of lime for garnish 
Method 
  1. Fill a balloon glass with ice and add 10ml of lime juice
  2. Measure out 25ml of gin and add it to the glass 
  3. Top up with soda water 
  4. Garnish with half a lime
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