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World Gin Day

Saturday 14th June is World Gin Day ... and to help you celebrate (because it would be rude not to) we've put together a list of cocktails you can try! There are plenty more to choose from ... let us know which one is your favourite!

British Spring Punch

british spring punch cocktail

What you’ll need:

  • 60ml gin
  • 30ml squeezed lemon juice
  • 30ml elderflower liqueur
  • 10ml creme de cassis
  • Champagne
  • A cocktail shaker

What you do:

  1. Put the gin, elderflower liqueur and the lemon juice in to the cocktail shaker, along with some ice and give it a good shake.
  2. Pour the mixture into a glass and top up with champagne.
  3. Add a dash of crème de cassis and finish off with some fruit (berries work really well!)

Strawberry Five

strawberry five cocktail

What you’ll need:
  • 50ml gin
  • 20ml canadou Sugar Syrup
  • 30ml orange juice
  • 4 x mint leaves
  • 2 x strawberries
  • 2 x basil leaves
  • 1 x fresh lemon wedge

What you do:

  1.  Put the mint leaves, strawberries, basil leaves and the sugar syrup into the bottom of your cocktail shaker and mix them about.
  2.  Add the gin, the orange juice and a squeeze from the lemon.
  3.  Include some ice and shake the mixture thoroughly.
  4. Next, you need a Martini glass filled with ice ... strain your mixture in to the glass and finish it off with a sprig of mint and a strawberry.

Golden Fizz

golden fizz cocktail

What you’ll need:

  • 60ml gin
  • 30ml lemon juice (you can use lime as a substitute)
  • 1 x teaspoon of sugar
  • 1 x egg yolk

What you do:

  1. Put all of your ingredients in to your cocktail shaker with some ice and shake away.
  2. Strain the mix in to a highball glass.
  3. Top it up with soda water and garnish to finish it off

Ramoz Gin Fizz

ramoz gin fizz

What you’ll need:

  • 60ml gin
  • 15ml lemon juice
  • 15ml lime juice
  • 30ml cream
  • 1 x teaspoon of sugar
  • 1 x egg white
  • 3 drops of orange blossom water (you can use an orange liqueur as an alternative)
  • A dash of soda water

What you do:

  1. Dry shake* all the ingredients (except the soda water) thoroughly.
  2. Add ice and shake again.
  3. Strain the mix in to a collins glass.
  4. Top it up with soda water.

These all seem so easy to make right? Enjoy your gin cocktails ... mine’s a Strawberry Five please!

*Dry shaking your cocktail allows the egg white to mix well with the other ingredients. It’s this that will give you that nice foamy texture needed.

You can learn how to make these great Cocktails in our Cocktail Classes at the Sydney Bar School.

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