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Gin Festival Cocktails in a Box

Lucky enough to have a new Gin Festival In A Box? Try using them to make our favourite Gin Festival cocktails at home.

Gin Festival In A Box gives you the Gin Festival experience at home! Four fabulous, hand picked gins with an iconic copa glass and all the geeky information for that you need for that perfect serve.

If tonic isn’t your thing or you love a G&T but cocktails are the way to your heart (and the cocktail bar is where you’ll be found at every Gin Festival) then get out the shaker and try these cocktails, designed either specifically for the gin in question or classic drinks from the festivals themselves.

Now, grab the ice and enjoy the Gin Festival experience from the comfort of your own home!

Loving Fizz

Loving Fizz Gin Cocktail

Pinkster is a fabulous gin! Combining fresh and dry raspberries with an excellent dry gin, it’s complex, fruity and perfectly dry. Much like Pinkster’s perfect serve (spanked mint and fresh raspberries) the Loving Fizz is sharp and fruity, not to mention, delightfully simple to make!

Shake together over ice:

  • 50ml Pinkster

  • 25ml Fresh Lime

  • 25ml Sugar Syrup

  • 5 Raspberries

  • 5 Mint Leaves

Strain into an ice-filled copa glass.

Add a splash of soda.

Garnish with a sprig of mint.

Drunken Tulip

Drunken Tulip Gin Cocktail

Martin Miller’s Dry Gin is exceptionally smooth with notable orange sherbert, light cucumber softness and bold juniper. It is ideal in a Drunken Tulip, a stalwart of the festival scene. In thic cocktail, each of the key ingredients all have certain, dry characteristics but each brings something else to create an eminently drinkable cocktail.

Shake together over ice:

  • 37.5ml Martin Miller’s

  • 50ml Pomegranate Juice

  • 12.5ml Elderflower Cordial

  • Squeeze of Lemon Juice

Shake with ice.

Strain into an ice-filled copa glass.

Add a splash of prosecco.

Garnish with pomegranate seeds and lemon slice.

Thorny Issue

Thorny Issue Gin Cocktail

Smooth, with rich juniper and citrus, potpourri and exotic spice, Whitley Neill adds a certain piquancy to the burnt orange of Aperol. While the Cape gooseberries are perfectly complemented by the fresh citrus. The Thorny Issue is a beautifully tempered drink, balancing sweet, dry and bitter impeccably.

Add to a cocktail shaker:

  • 37.5ml Whitley Neill

  • 19ml Aperol,

  • 19ml Elderflower Cordial,

  • Squeeze Fresh Lemon,

  • Squeeze Fresh Grapefruit

Shake with ice

Strain into an ice filled glass

Garnish with orange twist

English Garden

English Garden Gin Cocktail

Light and incredibly refreshing, an English Garden is often spotted on the Gin Festival cocktail menu. Its delicate flavours mean it works best with a simple gin that can’t overpower it. Often considered a classic gin, Bombay Sapphire is a great example of a particularly aromatic London Dry Gin that adds to the English Garden without being an obstruction.

Muddle 1-inch cucumber in the base of a shaker.

Then shake together over ice:

  • 50ml apple juice

  • 37.5ml Bombay Sapphire

  • 12.5ml St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur

  • Squeeze of Lime

Strain into an ice-filled copa glass.

Garnish with cucumber.

Gin Festival Cocktails in a Box

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