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5 Refreshing Gin Cocktails for Summer

Enjoy this summer with some refreshing cocktails!

We’re heading towards warmer months which is the best time to sit and enjoy the sun with friends and a cocktail in hand.  Did you know we also produce a range of liqueurs?

From the fruity Bramble to the zesty Italian 75, there is something for everyone’s taste!

Below are some of our favourite Gin Cocktails, using our very own Avva Scottish Gin and Craft Liqueurs.

Bramble Gin Cocktail

Bramble

Ingredients:

50ml ~ Avva Scottish Gin

25ml ~ Lemon Juice

10ml ~ Sugar Syrup

25ml ~ Berry Good Blackcurrant Gin Liqueur

Lemon Slice and Fresh Thyme

Instructions:

  1. Shake the gin with lemon juice, sugar syrup, and a handful of ice in a cocktail shaker.
  2. Strain into a glass filled with crushed ice.
  3. Over the ice, drizzle the liqueur and garnish with a slice of lemon and thyme.

 

White Peach Negroni Gin Cocktail

Peach Negroni

Ingredients:

30ml ~ Avva Scottish Gin

30ml ~ RinQuinQuin  a la Peche

30ml ~ Suze Aperitif

Ice & Orange Peel

Instructions:

  1. Add cubed ice to a dram glass.
  2. Measure all ingredients into the glass & stir.
  3. Top with an orange peel.

 

Italian 75 Gin Cocktail

Italian 75

Ingredients:

25ml Avva Scottish Gin

25 ml of Berry Good Limoncello

Prosecco or Champagne

Chill your champagne flute

15ml of Lemon Juice

Instructions:

  1. With ice in a shaker, add Gin, Limoncello, and lemon juice.
  2. Shake well, then strain into a chilled glass.
  3. Top up with Prosecco or Champagne.
  4. Twist of Lemon to garnish

 

Berry Bubbles Gin Cocktail

Berry Bubbles

Ingredients:

Prosecco or Champagne

25ml Berry Good Gin Liqueur

Fresh or frozen fruit

Instructions:

  1. Make sure your champagne flute is chilled.
  2. Add your favourite liqueur to the flute.
  3. Top it off with some Prosecco or Champagne.
  4. Add your fruit for garnish.

 

Espresso Martini

Espresso Martini

Ingredients:

35ml ~ Avva Scottish Gin

30ml ~ Fresh brewed coffee

15ml ~ Cofaidh Liqueur

15ml ~ Sugar Syrup

Coffee beans to garnish

Instructions:

Chill the freshly brewed coffee.

Add ice, gin, chilled coffee, Cofaidh Liqueur, and sugar syrup to a cocktail shaker.

Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass.

Top Tip:

The sugar syrup can also be substituted for the syrup in our Spiced Pear Fizz recipe. Alternatively, try adding 10ml of Gingerbread Syrup or Cointreau.

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