Cocktails · Gin Journey

Brockmans Cosmopolitan

It's been while since I did a cocktail post, but this tantalising tipple most definitely deserves it's chance to shine! I was recently at Gin Festival London, where I met John who is a Brand Ambassador for Brockmans Gin.  We got chatting, well, as much as you can do when surrounded by hundreds of thirsty… Continue reading Brockmans Cosmopolitan

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The Chocolate Orange

Behind one of my Boutique-y Gin Advent Calendar doors I was rather excited to find a wee dram of Chocolate Orange Gin.  Yup, you heard right, Chocolate Orange Gin.  This was calling out to be used in a cocktail.  The advent serving suggestion on the "That Boutique-y Gin Company" website was a Brunch Martini, but… Continue reading The Chocolate Orange

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Nouaison Negroni

I'm getting into this whole cocktails for Christmas thing, and the richness and warmth of a Negroni definitely makes it a perfect Christmas cocktail.  I wasn't the biggest fan of the Negroni, that was until I tried it at the Nouaison Gin launch and was completely won over.  Here is their recipe for a perfect… Continue reading Nouaison Negroni

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Merry (-Le-Bone) Christmas Fizztivities!

A shameful pun for this Christmas cocktail name! Please find below a recipe for what I think is a deliciously delightful fizzy tipple to enjoy over the Christmas period!  My gin buddy and I came up with this on our Christmas Gin Day...we even went back for seconds because it was so yummy.   What… Continue reading Merry (-Le-Bone) Christmas Fizztivities!

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A Glass of Festive Fizz

This weekend I had a night with one of my best ones.  She is more of a vodka girl, but does partake in the odd bit of gin too.  She even made me the most delicious raspberry infused gin for my birthday! I decided to try my hand at making her a delicious gin cocktail,… Continue reading A Glass of Festive Fizz

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Turkish Delight Gin Cocktail

Recently I bought a gin based Secret Santa gift in the form of this awesome book, "The Bartender's Guide to Gin" I even battled in my head over whether I could get away with giving a different pressie so that I could keep the book for myself.  Instead, I had a flick through and took… Continue reading Turkish Delight Gin Cocktail