cocktail (noun)

1.an alcoholic drink consisting of a spirit or spirits mixed with other ingredients, such as fruit juice or cream. "a cocktail bar"

 

Gordon Castle Bramble is a delicious drink which uses two of your gin trio making it the perfect concoction to try.

Gordon Castle Gin Bramble Cocktail

Start by gathering the following:

60ml Gordon Castle Botanical Gin
30ml Freshly squeezed lemon juice
15ml Gordon Castle Raspberry Gin
15ml Sugar syrup
Fresh Mint

To make this drink you simply add your botanical gin, sugar syrup and lemon juice into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a short glass filled with crushed ice. To finish,  pour over the Raspberry Gin to create a ‘bleeding’ effect down the glass and garnish with the fresh mint. This is a big favourite amongst the Gordon Castle team so we highly recommend you give it a bash.

Plum Gin Fizz is an extremely simple and elegant drink, perfect for your dinner party!

Gordon Castle Plum Gin Fizz CocktailYou will need:
25ml Gordon Castle Plum Gin
15ml Lemon juice
15ml Sugar syrup
Champagne

This drink could not be simpler – perfect for less mess and maximum taste! Firstly, pour the Gordon Castle Plum Gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well, strain into a champagne flute and then top with champagne.

The Gordon Castle Gin Perfect Serve

Gordon Castle Gin Perfect Serve

You will need:
50ml Gordon Castle Gin
Lemon
Lime
Fresh mint
Premium tonic

Creating the perfect gin and tonic is easy. Simply add the Gordon Castle Gin to a chilled highball glass with ice. Add the tonic water to taste, stir once and then add your lemon, lime and mint to garnish, leaving you with a deliciously fresh drink for everyone to enjoy.

Angus' Dry Martini 

50ml Gordon Castle Gin
15ml Dry Vermouth
Twist of Lemon
Scorched rosemary (preferably from the garden!)

Pour gin and dry vermouth in cocktail shaker with ice. Stir well, then strain into chilled martini glass. Zest the lemon peel and garnish by twisting it in a perfect spiral. Serve with scorched rosemary.

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