Watermelon Gin Spritzer

Ingredients: 2 large limes 100g watermelon 2 tbsp gin tonic water Instructions: Cut the limes into 16 pieces. Squeeze 2 pieces of lime into each of the 8 glasses, then drop in the squeezed flesh. Chop the watermelon and divide among the glasses and throw in some ice cubes. Pour gin over each and top up with chilled tonic water. Continue reading Watermelon Gin Spritzer

Hungarian Horntail

Ingredients For the spiced simple syrup 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 3 whole cardamom pods 4–5 whole cloves 4–5 whole allspice 2 whole star anise For the Hungarian Horntail 2 ounces plum brandy 1/2 ounce spiced simple syrup (recipe above) Ginger beer, to fill glass halfway Instructions For the simple syrup Combine the sugar and water in a small saucepan over medium-low heat. Slowly bring a boil, stirring to dissolve the … Continue reading Hungarian Horntail

The Somerset

INGREDIENTS: 1 Oz Gin 1/4 Oz Elderflower cordial 1 Oz Lime juice 3/4 Oz Vanilla syrup 6 Mint leaves 5 Cucumber Wheels 1 Oz Soda FOR SYRUP: 4 Cups Water 15 Oz Sugar 3/4 Oz Vanilla Extract INSTRUCTIONS:  Muddle cucumber and mint in shaker, saving one mint leaf or sprig for garnish. Add other ingredients, leaving out the soda. Add ice. Shake to chill. Strain … Continue reading The Somerset

Blackberry Bramble

Ingredients:  ½ C fresh blackberries 2 Ounces Dry Gin 1 Ounce Blackberry Liquor ( optional) 1 Ounce simple syrup or maple or agave 1 1/2 Ounce fresh lemon juice Ginger Brew or Soda Instructions: In a cocktail shaker, muddle blackberries with gin, blackberry liquor ( optional) lemon juice, simple syrup or agave, until broken up and they release their juice. Double strain, using a fine … Continue reading Blackberry Bramble

Svartafell

Ingredients: 50 ml. brennivin One egg white 30 ml. lemon juice 25 ml. raspberry syrup 15 ml. montenegro amaro 2 dashes rhubarb bitters (Fee Bros recommended) Dash of cream   Instructions: To make it, you’ll add all of the ingredients to a cocktail shaker and first dry shake (without ice), before adding ice and shaking vigorously . Then, fine strain it into a chilled goblet … Continue reading Svartafell

Gooseberry & Elderflower Fizz

Ingredients: 12 gooseberries 1 tbsp caster sugar juice ½ lemon 3 tbsp elderflower cordial chilled sparkling wine, for topping up (we used Prosecco)   Instructions: Tip gooseberries and sugar into a cocktail shaker or large jam jar with a lid. Using the end of a rolling pin, mush the gooseberries and sugar together. Add lemon juice, cordial and 4 ice cubes, pop on the lid … Continue reading Gooseberry & Elderflower Fizz