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FIVE COCKTAILS FOR YOU TO GIN-JOY

Anything is A pun when you’ve had enough gin – here are ways to take yours.

 

Gin Fizz

Gin Fizz Cocktail
Gin Fizz Cocktail

What you will need: 50ml gin, 30ml lemon juice, 10ml sugar syrup, 1 tablespoon of sugar, 20ml of lightly whipped egg white (optional) and chilled soda water, as much as you’d like.

How it’s done: Shake up the lemon juice, gin, sugar syrup, egg white and sugar with some ice in a cocktail shaker and then pour into a glass filled with ice cubes. Top with soda water until you are satisfied and voila. It’s really that easy.

 

Corpse Reviver

Corpse Reviver Cocktail
Corpse Reviver Cocktail

What you will need: 20ml gin, 20ml Cointreau, 20ml Lillet, 20ml lemon juice and a dash of absynth. 

How it’s done: Get all of your ingredients together and shake in a cocktail shaker with a little bit of ice, then pour. What’s spookier, the name of the cocktail or the fact that it has absynth in it? Yikes.

 

Cherry Sour

Cherry Sour Cocktail
Cherry Sour Cocktail

What you will need: 50ml gin, 25ml fresh lemon juice, 12.5ml pineapple juice, 12.5ml sugar syrup, Barspoon celery bitters and egg whites. 

How it’s done: Place the ingredients into a cocktail shaker and “dry shake” (just don’t add ice), then fill with ice cubes and shake vigorously again. Strain it into a glass for that bitter bliss.

 

The Last Word

The Last Word Cocktail
The Last Word Cocktail

What you will need: 40ml gin, 40ml maraschino liqueur, 40ml green chartreuse, 40ml fresh lime juice.

How it’s done: Add everything together with a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake. Strain into a glass and drink it until your last, drunkenly slurred word.

 

Flora Dora

Flora Dora Cocktail
Flora Dora Cocktail

What you will need: 40ml gin, 20ml fresh lime juice, 10ml raspberry syrup and as much ginger beer as you want to top it with.

How it’s done: Add all of the ingredients together in a glass filled with ice. Mix and you’re done! Fun, fruity, cutie cocktail!

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