Articles Tagged: hendricks gin

Hendrick’s Quinetum Cordial

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I was recently summoned to the historic Haas-Lilienthal House in San Francisco for US unveiling of Hendrick’s Quinetum Cordial.  Created over several years by Hendrick’s Gin Master Distiller, Lesley Gracie, this quinine cordial was formulated to perfectly compliment Hendrick’s Gin. The recipe developed by Gracie was inspired by the work of 19th century chemist Thomas Whiffen. His pioneering work did much to develop the use of quinine in the 19th century.

A first run … Read more

The Hendrick’s Holiday Fix

Ingredients:

1 oz. Hendrick’s gin
1 oz. St-Germain liqueur
3 / 4 oz. lemon juice
1 / 2 oz. simple syrup
Sparkling wine
Lemon wedge

Directions:

Combine all ingredients except sparkling wine in mixing glass. Shake with ice and roll into Collins glass. Top with sparkling wine. Garnish with a lemon wedge.

* recipe courtesy of Celebrity Cruises… Read more

Taming of the Shrew

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A product of the new Las Vegas downtown cocktail scene, this drink is reminiscent of a lightly flavored martini, but served on the rocks. You can drink this at The Artifice (look for the flickering ‘R’) in the Las Vegas arts district, along with many more signature cocktails. This is a very smooth, balanced cocktail; lots of herbs and just enough sweet to keep everything together. The Taming of the Shrew is extremely good as … Read more

Taking a Flavor Trip at Tales of the Cocktail

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Today is the the last day of Tales of the Cocktail 2010. Soon we’ll post the official Drink of the Week wrap-up on all the seminars, parties, tastes and general NOLA madness! But first I wanted to spotlight my favorite seminar of the event. Hendrick’s Gin wrangled up some fresh exotic fruit from around the world — ingredients you may find in your cocktails over the next few years. Some were pleasantly sweet, others messed … Read more

Lotus Cocktail

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This week’s drink comes to us from Wilmington, NC, mixologist & author Joel Finsel. In his words, “One of my favorite summertime drink creations is the Lotus. It’s light, clean and refreshing. Pairs equally well with sushi (particularly spicy bits or anything at all dipped in savory soy sauce and wasabi) and anything char-grilled.”… Read more