Easy Gin Cocktail Recipes by Danielle Merry

Easy Gin Cocktail Recipes

With Gin being the spirit of choice lately you might be experimenting with the gin scene, but there’s more to gin than a g&t.   Here are 5 easy gin cocktails to get you started, whether it's a fruity cocktail or a classic, you’re sure to find your favourite. 

5 Easy Gin Cocktails:

5 Easy Gin Cocktails

Strawberry Rhubarb G&T

INGREDIENTS

  • 1.5 parts Hendrick’s gin
  • 3 parts tonic
  • 1.5 parts strawberry rhubarb syrup
  • Fresh strawberries and basil, for garnish

Method

  • Add gin and syrup to a glass.
  • Top with ice and tonic
  • Garnish

5 Easy Gin Cocktails

Gin Martini

INGREDIENTS

  • 50ml Williams Elegant  gin
  • 15ml dry vermouth

Method:

  • Combine gin and vermouth in a shaker filled with ice.
  • Stir the mixture and strain into a chilled Martini glass.

5 Easy Gin Cocktails

Gimlet

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 parts Plymouth Gin
  • 1 part Lime Cordial
  • ¼ part fresh lime juice

Method

  • Combine Gin, Cordial and lime juice into a shaker
  • Fine strain into a chilled glass and garnish with a wedge of lime.

5 Easy Gin Cocktails

Bramble

INGREDIENTS

  • 5ml Tanqueray Gin
  • 15ml Chambord
  • 30ml fresh lemon juice
  • 15ml sugar syrup

Method

  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice
  • Add the gin, lemon juice & sugar syrup
  • Shake & strain over fresh ice into an old-fashioned glass
  • Float the Chambord on top
  • Garnish with a blackberry or lemon twist

Pink Gin Prosecco Cocktail

INGREDIENTS

  • 100ml Gordon’s Pink gin
  • 100ml lemonade
  • 50ml prosecco
  • Ice
  • Strawberries cut into halves

Method

  • Fill two large glasses with ice,
  • Add the gin and lemonade and then top up with the prosecco
  • Garnish with  strawberries