What to make this weekend: Three festive drinks gin lovers will adore
You can't go wrong with a classic G+T, but why not amp things up a notch this Christmas and try one of these three gin-based cocktails? Quick, delicious and very easy to make, they're sure to go down a treat.
You’ve probably had mulled wine or a hot whiskey before, but this Mediterranean toddy is the perfect winter warmer. Made with Bombay Pressé Mediterranean and lightly sweetened with honey and subtle notes of clove, it’s Christmas in a glass.
- 35ml Bombay Pressé
- 20ml Honey
- 100ml boiling water
- Clove-studded lemon slice
- Add 20ml of honey to a heat-proof glass, add 100ml of boiling water and 35ml of Bombay Pressé and stir.
- Garnish with a clove-studded lemon.
A classic cocktail for a reason, the French 75 is made with Bombay Sapphire gin, a touch of lemon juice and sugar… all topped with chilled prosecco. Tasty and refreshing. Could this be your new New Year’s Eve drink of choice?
- 35ml Bombay Sapphire
- 10ml Lemon Juice
- 10ml Sugar syrup
- Prosecco / Champagne
- Add Bombay Sapphire, Lemon Juice & Sugar syrup to a cocktail shaker and shake with ice.
- Double strain into a chilled champagne flute and top with prosecco and garnish with a lemon twist.
If you haven’t had a Tom Collins before, it’s a delicious, crisp and citrusy sipper. This particular version is made with Bombay Sapphire Pressé, lemon and sugar, topped off with soda water and served in a Collins glass over cubed ice.
- 50ml Bombay Sapphire Pressé
- 20ml Fresh Lemon Juice
- 20ml sugar syrup
- Top with Soda
- Shake Bombay Sapphire Pressé, lemon and Sugar syrup with cubed ice. Strain into a tall chilled glass over fresh cubed ice, top with soda water and stir.
- Garnish with a lemon wheel.