Yesterday was World Gin Day and I was looking forward to a Gin and Tonic with my new Roku Gin from Japan, however, I was so exhausted after exhausting my five-year-old. I just had dinner and went to bed. So I will be celebrating World Gin Day a day later…however, I really don’t need a special day to celebrate a nice drink of gin, do you?
Which was a pity due to the fact I do love a gin cocktail or two.
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Cape Byron Distillery, which is the home of the beloved Brookie’s Gin sent some gin cocktail recipes for everyone to try.
45 mL Shirl the Pearl by Brookie’s
30 mL Lemon juice
15 mL Honey Syrup
60 mL Hot water
Burnt Orange Wheel to Garnish
Combine all ingredients in a cup and stir, and garnish.
Best served in a teacup and perfectly paired with a blanket, fluffy socks and book.
50 ml Brookie’s Byron Dry Gin15 ml Toasted green apple & Cassia Bark Syrup2 dashes Angostura BittersDehydrated cinnamon glazed apple wheel – to garnish
Combine all ingredients in a cup. Stir & strain into glass and garnish.
Best served in a Nick & Nora glass whilst you stare longingly out a window watching the rain.
50ml Brookie’s Slow Gin
50ml Cloudy Apple Juice
1x Teaspoon Honey
1/2 Cinnamon Stick
2x Cardamom Pods
1/2x Teaspoon Ground Ginger
1x Orange Zest
1/2x Vanilla Pod
Add all ingredients (except Slow Gin) to pan. Medium heat till boiling then reduce & simmer down for 15 mins. Add Slow Gin & strain into a cup. Garnish with Orange Zest. Recipe for one serve/cup but we recommend cooking larger volumes to store in the fridge & enjoy as needed.
Best served in a Teacup, for those cold nights at home.
If you are a gin lover you might also love my post called, MAKE MUM A FEENEY’S G & TEA
Enjoy and I hope this gives you some new ideas for your gin cocktails.
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