Top 3 Gin Cocktails

Top 3 Gin Cocktailshellojoburg

Love gin? You need to try our top three tasty gin cocktails!

The weather is fine and we can't think of anything better than a cocktail or two to get us through to the weekend. There are numerous Irish gins on the market and here are just three of our favourite ways to use them - The Bee's Knees, a Gimlet and a Grapefruit Greyhound.

Each cocktail serves one

Bee's Knees Cocktail:

  • 10ml runny honey
  • 5ml water
  • 50ml Drumshanbo Gunpowder Irish Gin
  • 15ml fresh lemon juice

Method:

  1. Stir the honey into the water until it
    has dissolved to make a syrup.
  2. Pour the honey mixture into a cocktail shaker with the gin, lemon juice and a couple of ice cubes. Shake well.
  3. Strain into a cocktail glass.

Gimlet:

  • 60ml Shortcross Small Batch Distillery gin
  • 15ml lime juice
  • 10ml sugar syrup
  • Twist of lime zest, to garnish

Method:

  1. Pour the gin, lime juice and sugar
    syrup into a cocktail shaker half-filled with ice. Stir gently.
  2. Once mixed, pour into a cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with the lime twist.

Grapefruit Greyhound:

  • 45ml Dingle Gin 
  • 140ml grapefruit juice 
  • Grapefruit slice, to garnish

Method:

  1. Add the gin and fresh grapefruit juice to fill the glass over ice and gently stir with a spoon.
  2. Garnish with a grapefruit slice and serve

What is your favourite gin cocktail? Let us know in the comments below.