You love a cocktail? So do we.

Add a zest of something cool or spicy to your life and top up your summer with our ten fresh or fruity cocktails.

Chase Distillery – Rhubarb & Apple Rickey

Simply combine all of the ingredients over cubed ice and stir well. Garnish with a thinly sliced apple fan.

Ingredients
50ml Chase Rhubarb & Bramley Apple Gin
20ml Lemon Juice
10ml Sugar Syrup
Soda Top

Kenton Park – The English 75

Discover Ben’s signature cocktail. Ben is Kenton Park Estate’s Manager as well as a qualified Cocktail Bartender – trained in the European Bar School, Miami. 

Ingredients
Gin 1 oz/50 ml
Fresh lemon juice 1 oz/ 1 tablespoon
Sugar syrup 1/2 oz/ 1 teaspoon
Motley Cru Classic Cuvée to fill

Garnish with lemon zest.

Gordon Castle – The Perfect Serve

Creating the perfect gin and tonic is easy. Simply add the Gordon Castle Gin to a chilled highball glass with ice. Add the tonic water to taste, stir once and then add your lemon, lime and mint to garnish, leaving you with a deliciously crisp, fresh drink.

Ingredients
50ml Gordon Castle Gin
Lemon
Lime
Fresh mint
Premium tonic

 

House of Elrick – The Laird’s Negroni

Reward yourself with a moment of relaxation and pure pleasure with this classic cocktail, carefully blending House of Elrick gin, Campari and La Quintinye Vermouth Royal together ver ice with a grated zest of orange.

For extra luxury, smoke a low ball glass with cinnamon and strain the mixture over ice. Garnish with fresh heater and a twist of orange zest.

Ingredients
30ML House of Elrick Gin 
25ML Campari 
25ML La Quintinye Vermouth Royal 

Garnish 
Fresh heather
Orange zest 
Cinnamon stick 

Served in Low Ball Glass.

 

Dunnet Bay – Rock Rose Revenant

Before you begin, please note, this drink is not for the faint hearted. Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker then add ice and shake until cold. Strain into a large Tiki mug, filled with crushed ice. Add straws and garnish. Garnish in Tiki drinks falls into the ‘go big or go home’ category. Be as outrageous as you like.

Here we’ve kept aside one of the limes we’ve juiced and filled it with yet MORE Navy strength, which we’ve set on fire! Enjoy.

Ingredients
50ml Rock Rose Navy Strength
25ml Rock Rose
18.75ml lime juice
18.75ml Pomegranate juice
18.75ml Cocchi Amaro
12.5ml Falernum (Velvet or homemade)
1 or 2 dashes of Angostura bitters

 

Standing Stones – Who’s Hugo?

Made for pre-dinner drinks or as a celebration toast, this is a popular sparkling cocktail for any occasion.

Ingredients
25ml Standing Stones Vodka
10 fresh mint leaves
15ml elderflower cordial
1/2 tsp brown sugar
Sparkling wine

Shake the vodka, mint, elderflower, sugar and lemon with ice. Double strain the mixture into a tall flute glass. Top up with bubbles and garnish with a spring of mint, lemon peel or a pear fan.

Nicholson Gin – Gloom Raiser Cocktail

This classic cocktail featured in The Savoy Cocktail Book and Harry’s ABC back in the 1930’s and demanded only Nicholson Gin. The raspberry syrup is a fresher alternative.

Ingredients
50ml Nicholson Original Gin
15ml Dry French Vermouth
2 dots absinthe
5ml Raspberry syrup
Garnish with a lemon twist

Tyree Gin – We still have thyme

This is Tyree Gin’s celebration cocktail – created by the Mixology Brothers.

Ingredients
50ml of Tyree Gin
20ml of Lemon Juice
10ml of Thyme infused Syrup
2 drops of Angostura bitters

Shake and strain over fresh ice. Top with Topo Chico Sparkling Water and garnish with fresh thyme.

Arbikie – Strawberry vodka 

Pour all ingredients apart from red wine starting with egg white. Seal it well and dry-shake vigorously then add ice and shake again. Double strain over cubed ice into whisky glass. Pour red wine slowly on the top. Garnish with lemon peel and dash of Peachuds.

Ingredients
40ml Arbikie Strawberry Vodka
10ml Arbikie Kirsty’s Gin
20ml lemon
10ml egg white
1 dash Peychaud Bitters
Float of red wine

Pair with a rich dark chocolate soufflé.

 

Liquid Intellect – Piña Colada Punch

This is an easy one. How about you just pour yourself a delicious Pina Colada punch?

Liquid Intellect has reinvented a holiday classic and given it a make over by producing a coconut milk punch. They clarified the pineapple and coconut classic to remove the creamy feel and made it a lighter drink you can sip all night long.

That will change the way you’ll drink Piña Coladas forever.

Ingredients
Piña Colada Punch
Four ice cubes

 

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