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45 Things to do with Gin (Part 3)

Updated on June 23, 2011

23.) Bombay Bella

Ingredients:

  • 2 Parts Bombay Sapphire Gin
  • Dash St-German Elderflower Liqueur
  • 2 Tablespoons Blueberry-Infused Ciao Bella Lemon Zest Sorbet
  • 4-5 Fresh Blueberries (for garnish)

Directions:

Fill shaker halfway with ice.  Add Gin, St-German and blueberry-infused Ciao Bella Lemon Zest Sorbet.  Shake thoroughly.  Strain into a chilled martini glass.  Garnish with blueberries on a skewer.

24.) Victoria's Retreat

Ingredients:

  • 2 Parts Gin
  • 4-5 Basil Leaves
  • 1/2 Part Lime Juice
  • 3/4 Part Coconut Cream
  • 1/2 Part Pineapple Gomme Syrup
  • 1/4 Part Pineapple Juice
  • 1 Barspoon Ground Allspice
  • Chiffonade of Basil Leaves and Lime Zest (for garnish)

Directions:

Place basil and lime juice in shaker; muddle lightly.  Add remaining ingredients; add ice and shake.  Strain over crushed ice in a rocks glass.  Garnish with basil and lime zest.

25.) The Bombay General

Ingredients:

  • 2 Parts Bombay Sapphire Gin
  • 1 Teaspoon Orange Marmalade
  • 1 Part Lemon Juice
  • 1 Part Domaine De Canton Ginger Liqueur
  • 3/4 Part UG Special Syrup (cloves, juniper berries, ginger, lemon zest, sugar and water)
  • 3/4 Part Egg White
  • Orange Slice (for garnish)

Directions:

Combine marmalade and lemon juice; stir until marmalade dissolves.  Add remaining ingredients in a shaker.  Stir again to blend in egg white.  Add ice and shake vigorously.  Strain into martini cocktail glass.  Garnish with orange slice.

26.) Cinna-Monday

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 Parts Gin
  • 2 Wedges Pineapple
  • 3 Wedges Clementine
  • 2 Mint Leaves
  • 1/4 Teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 Part Simple Syrup
  • 3 Parts Club Soda
  • Splash Pineapple Juice
  • 1 Mint Spring and 1 Pineapple Wedge Coated in Cinnamon Sugar (for garnish)

Directions:

In a mixer, muddle the pineapple, clementines, mint, cinnamon, and simple syrup.  Add gin and ice to a highball glass.  Strain muddled mix into glass and stir.  Fill with club soda and top with splash of pineapple juice.  Garnish with mint sprig and sugar-coated pineapple wedge.

27.) Sapphire Acros the Channel

Ingredients:

  • 2 Parts Bombay Sapphire Gin
  • Red Bell Pepper Ring
  • 3/4 Part Fresh-Squeezed Lime Juice
  • 3/4 Part Dolin Blanc Vermouth
  • 1/3 Part Simple Syrup
  • 1/2 Part Green Chartreuse Liqueur
  • Candied Red Bell Pepper and Lime Rind (for garnish)

Directions:

Cut a 1/4"-ring of red bell pepper.  Muddle bell pepper in a shaker.  Add gin, lime juice, Dolin Blanc, and simple syrup.  Add ice and shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds.  Using a Hawthorne and tea strainer (to remove traces of red pepper), double-strain into a cocktail glass.  Float Green Chartreuse liqueur.  Garnish with candied red bell pepper and lime rind.

28.) A Little Summer Somewhere

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/4 Parts Gin
  • 3 Green Shiso Leaves
  • 2 Whole Star Anise, Divided
  • 3 Fresh Red Raspberries
  • 1 1/4 Parts Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 Part Simple Syrup
  • 1 Pinch Red Micro Shiso (for garnish)

Directions:

Muddle green shiso leaves, raspberries and one star anise in a pint glass.  Add gin, lemon juice, simple syrup, and ice.  Shake vigorously.  Double-Strain into a martini cocktail glass.  Garnish with a pinch of red micro shiso and top with one star anise.

29.) Summer Sapphire

Ingredients:

  • 1 Part Bombay Sapphire Gin
  • 6 Juniper Berries
  • 2 Teaspoons Brown Sugar
  • 3 Pink Peppercorns
  • Dash Maldon Sea Salt Flakes
  • 1 1/2 Tablespoons Peeled, Diced Cucumber
  • 2 Tablespoons Honeysuckle Syrup
  • 1/2 Part Freshly Squeezed Grapefruit Juice
  • 1 Part Cold Sake

Directions:

Crush the juniper berries, brown sugar, peppercorns and sea salt into a powder; rim martini cocktail glass.  In a shaker, muddle the cucumber and honeysuckle syrup into a paste.  Add gin, grapefruit juice, and ice.  Stir and strain into a martini cocktail glass with chilled sake.

30.) Scribe's Quill

Ingredients:

  • 2 Parts Gin
  • 1/4 Cup Blueberries
  • 4 Dashes Peychaud's Bitters
  • 2 Dashes Fee Brothers Orange Bitters
  • 1/2 Part House-Roasted Fennel-Agave Nectar
  • Wide Orange Twist (for garnish)

Directions:

Chill a 9 oz. rocks glass.  In a shaker, muddle the blueberries, Peychaud bitters, Fee Brothers Orange Bitters and agave nectar.  Add gin and ice, then stir.  Strain into the chilled rocks glass.  Garnish with orange twist.

31.) Blood Orange Negroni

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 Parts Gin
  • 1/2 Part Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth
  • 1/8 part Campari
  • 1 1/4 Parts Blood Orange Juice
  • 1 Part Lemongrass-Calamansi Infusion
  • 1/8 Part Fresh-Squeezed Grapefruit Juice
  • Dash Grapefruit Bitters
  • Orange Slice (for garnish)

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass.  Add ice and stir well.  Julep-strain into a cocktail glass.  Squueze orange slice over the top of the cocktail and use for garnish.

32.) The Sapphire Insignia

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 Parts Bombay Sapphire Gin
  • 1/2 Part Noilly Prat Vermouth
  • 1/2 Part Lillet Blanc
  • 2/3 Teaspoon Domaine De Canton Ginger Liqueur
  • 1 Dash Maraschino Liqueur
  • 1 Dash Fee Brothers Lemon Bitters
  • 1/2 Part Bombay Sapphire Gin-Infused Curacao (60% orgreat syrup, 20% anise syrup, 20% fresh lemon juice, 3 parts gin)
  • Maraschino Cherry and Lemon Peel (for garnish)

Directions:

Place all ingredients except for curacao in a tumbler; fill with ice.  Stir until chilled.  Swirl the curacao in a chilled cocktail glass, then discard the remaining liquid.  Pour ingredients from the tumbler into the cocktail glass.  Garnish with Maraschino cherry and lemon peel.

33.) Elderphire

Ingredients:

  • 1 Part Bombay Sapphire Gin
  • 1 Part St-German Elderflower Liqueur
  • 1/2 Part Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 Part Simple Syrup
  • Lemon Twist (for garnish)

Directions:

Place all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake.  Strain into a martini cocktail glass.  Garnish with a twist of lemon.

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      breakfastpop 7 years ago

      Terrific assortment of recipes.

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