Articles Tagged: Gin

Mother’s Day Blackberry Champagne Cocktail

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No Mother’s Day brunch is complete without a champagne cocktail! This blackberry champagne cocktail is beautiful and brightly colored, with fresh blackberries lending a purple hue. No matter what you serve, this refreshing cocktail will look great next to it.

Ingredients: 
¾ oz blackberry simple syrup*
1-1.5 oz gin (depending on how strong Mom likes her drinks)
Sparkling wine
Fresh blackberries for garnish

Directions:
Put two blackberries in a champagne flute. Pour in blackberry simple … Read more

The Royal Sapphire

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The Royal Wedding is upon us, so, of course, we have a cocktail to celebrate the day. Fittingly, the folks at Bombay Sapphire sent us a gin drink. Throw in some elderflower liqueur, lemon juice, and mint and garnish with some pretty flowers for the bride. Who wouldn’t say I do?

Ingredients:
1 oz Bombay Sapphire
½ oz elderflower cordial or liqueur
½ oz lemon juice
4 mint leaves

Directions:
Shake all, double strain and … Read more

The Windsor Tonic

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Ingredients:
1 ½ oz Bombay Sapphire
½ oz Martini and Rossi Rosso
3 freshly cut slices of orange
Fentimans tonic water

Directions:
Build all with ice, top with Fentimans, and garnish with orange twist.

Courtesy of Bombay Sapphire Gin.… Read more

The Queen’s Bouquet

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Ingredients:
1 ½ oz Bombay Sapphire gin
4 mint leaves
3 myrtle leaves
4 blackberries
½ oz honey syrup

Directions:
Muddle all and build/stir through with cracked ice in a stemmed rocks glass. Garnish with a blackberry and sprig of myrtle.

Courtesy of Bombay Sapphire Gin.… Read more

Lemon Verbena Spring Fling Cocktail

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Now that spring is in full bloom, it’s time to take advantage of all the fresh cocktail ingredients available to us!

I used fresh lemons and lemon verbena along with Tru2 Organic Gin, which is highly recommend for this cocktail (and others, for that matter). Lemon verbena has a flavor that is like a mild mint with a lemony finish, so we thought it would be perfect for muddling and mixing. And I was right.… Read more

The 1820

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Founder of Ladies United for the Preservation of Endangered Cocktails (LUPEC) Boston, Misty Kalkofen, created the 1820 to toast strong women who drink strong spirits in honor of International Women’s Day.

While women and men weren’t permitted to mingle in the bar until after prohibition, women like Texas Guinan have owned and operated taverns and been a part of cocktail culture for generations. Ada Coleman, for example, was the first head bartender at the esteemed … Read more

Cajun Martini

A bayou basic!… Read more

New Orleans Buck

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Gin and Milk (5 Ways to Drink Like an Old Man)

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5 Ways to Drink Like an Old Man

By Carly Wray

This article originally appeared in TheSpir.it.

Old-man bars live and die by their regulars. Not regulars as in the guy behind the counter sort of remembers your order from your last visit—regulars as in Charlie’s been sitting on that stool since the end of the Nixon administration. The bartender knows his kids, busts his chops, and pours his drinks as stiff as he did … Read more

Kopstootje

Courtesy of Bols Genever.… Read more

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