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

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

Shiso Fine

Ingredients:  For the Cucumber Vinegar: 1/2 cup sliced cucumber (peel on) 1 cup unseasoned rice wine vinegar  For Each Drink: 2 shiso leaves, plus 1 extra for garnish 8 mint leaves 1/4 ounce simple syrup (see note) 3 ounces fresh Granny Smith apple juice (see note) 1 ounce Cucumber Vinegar 1/4 ounce fresh juice from 1 lime  Instructions: For the Cucumber Vinegar: In a small … Continue reading Shiso Fine

Moscato Honey Bee Cocktail

Ingredients: 115ml Moscato {or other semi-sweet wine} 1 lemon, juiced 5 fresh raspberries 3 small sprigs of fresh thyme 1 tsp. honey Cranberries and Lemon to garnish, if desired Method: Place lemon juice, raspberries, thyme sprigs, and honey in a cocktail shaker. Use the back of a spoon to muddle the raspberries and other ingredients together, releasing the raspberries’ juice. Add wine to the shaker; … Continue reading Moscato Honey Bee Cocktail

The Laverstoke Cocktail

Ingredients: 50ml Gin 10ml Bottle green elderflower cordial 15ml Martini Rosso Vermouth 75ml Ginger Ale (chilled & freshly opened) 2 lime wedges 1 Fresh thin ginger slice 1 Large mint sprig Instructions: Squeeze two lime wedges into a balloon glass then add the cordial, Gin and Martini Rosso Vermouth, swirl to mix. Fully fill the glass with cubed ice and stir to chill. Top with … Continue reading The Laverstoke Cocktail