We’ll compile a regular list of gin cocktail recipes that can be made with simple, easy to find ingredients – some new, some old, all delicious. We know how good a gin can taste when it’s made by a professional mixologist and now we’ll help you to collect some of the best classic and contemporary recipes from around the world (so that you can build up your skills without even having to leave your home) and impress your friends at the same time. How good is that!!
Cocktail of the month: The Aviation A cocktail classic – simple to prepare with complex flavours. Created by Hugo Ensslin, head bartender at the Hotel Wallick in New York in the early 20th century, it was refined in the 1930s by Harry Craddock, head bartender of the Savoy, this classic gin cocktail has stood the test of time.
Try it out and let us know what you think…
30 ml of Old Tom Gin 20 ml of Maraschino 15 ml of fresh lemon juice
Shake all the ingredient together with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass.
Garnish with a cherry
Challenge: these are delicious. See if you can stop at one…