Alcoholic Recipes

Celebrate the weekend in style with our refreshingly easy recipes!

Your Go To Gin-Based Drink

Ingredients

  • A handful of Frozen Blueberries
  • A dash of Soda Water
  • 1 Lime Wedge
  • 50ml Gin
  • 50ml Lime Cordial
  • 2 dashes of Celery Bitters
  • Ice Cubes
  • 1 sprig of Rosemary

Instructions

  • Place a handful of frozen blueberries into a glass with a dash of soda water. In a cocktail shaker add the squeezed lime wedge, gin, lime cordial, celery bitters and some ice and shake. Strain the liquid into the prepared glass and serve with a sprig of rosemary.

Blood Orange Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 2 Strawberries
  • 1 Blood Orange
  • 1 teaspoon Coconut Sugar
  • Fresh Mint
  • 30ml Gin
  • 22ml Elderflower Liquer
  • 2.5 teaspoons Lime Juice
  • 75ml Ginger Ale
  • 30ml Blood Orange Juice
  • Ice

Instructions

  • Muddle two strawberries, a slice of blood orange, coconut sugar and a mint leaf at the bottom of a glass. Tip in the gin, elderflower liquer, lime juice, ginger ale and blood orange juice and mix. Add ice and garnish with a slice of blood orange and fresh mint.

Vanilla & Fig Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 150g Organic Figs Destemmed & Chopped
  • 1 Vanilla Pod
  • 100g Sugar or a serving of Honey
  • 100ml Water
  • 40ml Vodka
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • 85ml Carbonated Water
  • Ice
  • Thyme
  • Fresh Figs

Instructions

  • Slit the vanilla pod open down its length, and scrape out the small, sticky seeds using the tip of a small, sharp knife and add to a pan a long with the chopped figs, sugar and water.

  • Bring the mixture to the boil and then reduce to a medium heat for 10 minutes while stirring. Allow the mixture to cool completely.

  • Once cooled, strain in to a cocktail shaker a long with the the vodka, lemon juice and ice and thoroughly shake.

  • Pour in to a cocktail glass and top up with soda water.

  • Get creative when garnishing, we've used a fresh fig cut in half and a fresh sprig of thyme.

Pink Gin Cocktail

Ingredients

  • Ice Cubes
  • 25ml Pink Gin
  • 50ml Prosecco
  • Lemonade
  • Raspberries frozen

Instructions

  • Add the ice cubes to a glass, pour in the gin and prosecco followed by the lemonade to top up. Garnish with frozen fruit and a sprig of fresh herbs to serve.

Easy Gin Based Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 25ml Gin
  • 150ml Cranberry Juice
  • 10ml Lemon Juice
  • 1 Rosemary Sprig
  • 1 Frozen Berry

Instructions

  • Add the gin and lemon juice to a glass, top with cranberry juice and stir. Drop a frozen berry at the bottom instead of an ice cube and garnish with a rosemary sprig!

Simple Sloe Gin

Ingredients

Sloe Gin

Sloe Gin Fizz

  • 2 tablespoons Sloe Gin
  • 2 tablespoons Gin
  • 2 tablespoons Lemon Juice
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 56ml Soda Water

Instructions

  • Sterilise your glass bottles in boiling water and wash your sloe berries.

  • Soak your sloe berries in warm water over night and keep the remaining water.

  • Pierce the skin of the berries and add them to your bottles a long with the water and caster sugar. Pour the gin in to the bottles and making sure the bottles are sealed, shake to combine the ingredients.

  • Store in a cool, dark place and shake every other day for a week. Shake the bottles once a week for at least nine to twelves weeks.

Sloe Gin Fizz

  • Add the sloe gin, lemon juice, extra gin if desired, sugar and ice to a cocktail shaker and shake (or add to a glass and stir with a spoon).

  • Once the beverage is to your taste, strain in to a glass with ice and garnish with a lemon or lime slice.

Pink Raspberry Martini Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 350g Water
  • 55ml Raspberry Juice
  • 55ml Raspberry Liqueur
  • 113ml Vodka
  • Half of a Lime Juice
  • 28ml Sugar Syrup
  • Ice
  • 2 teaspoon Organic Coconut Sugar
  • Fresh Raspberries

Instructions

  • Chill two glasses by filling with ice and water.

  • In a shaker add the raspberry juice, coconut sugar, lime juice, vodka and raspberry liqueur with ice and shake.

  • Remove the ice and water from the glasses and dip the rim of the glass in to the sugar syrup then dip in to the pink sugar.

  • Strain the liquid between two glasses and garnish with raspberries.


Always remember to drink responsibly.


 

About the Author

Georgia

As an animal lover and baking enthusiast, Georgia can often be found experimenting with plant-based recipes in her kitchen.

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