Cocktail Recipes

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Cocktail Recipes2018-12-03T23:21:04+00:00

Here are some our favourite twists on both traditional, and our unique recipes using hand crafted Gillespie’s Fine Spirits, Boozewitch, the finest local ingredients that are easy to source yourself.

Raspberry Gin Sour (twist on a Clover club)
In a coupe
2 oz Raspberry Gin
Egg White
Juice of half a lemon
1/2 ounce of simple syrup

Moscow Mule
2 oz Gastown Shine
Squeeze of half a lime
Top with Ginger Beer (we like Dickie’s)
Even better in a copper mug

Vodka Soda Shrub
2 oz V-Twin Vodka
Soda or good tonic water
Orange Kaffir Shrub
(vodka and gin are interchangeable as is the shrub flavour)

Lavender Lemonade
2 oz Lemoncello
½ oz Frostbites Meyer Lemon Lavender Syrup
Top with Soda
Finish with a fresh lavender sprig

Lemondrop
1 ½ oz Gastown Shine
1 ½ oz Lemoncello
Stir and serve
Garnish with a thin lemon wheel

The Last Word
1 oz Sin Gin
¾ oz Green Chartreuse
¾ oz Maraschino
Juice of a lime
½ oz simple syrup
Shake and strain

Grapefruit Gimlet
1 ¾ oz Sin Gin
½ oz Cointreau
Juice of ½ lime
1 oz fresh grapefruit juice
Shake and Strain
Garnish with a thin slice of grapefruit

Bitter Truth
1 ½ oz Aphro
1 oz Amaro Montenegro
½ oz Grand Marnier
Stir until perfect
Strain and finish with chocolate bitters

Raspberry Gin Fizz
In a tall glass – Add ice
2 ounces Raspberry Gin
Juice of half a lime or lemon
Soda
Garnish with Green Herbs and Red Fruits

Vodka Soda Shrub
2 oz V-Twin Vodka
Soda or good tonic water
Orange Kaffir Shrub
(vodka and gin are interchangeable as is the shrub flavour)

Vesper
(Mentioned by Ian Fleming in Casino Royale)
Equal parts Sin Gin, Gastown Shine and Lillet.
Mix and strain into a martini glass.
Garnish with a lemon zest.

Lemonito
1 ½ oz Lemoncello
Top with Prosecco
Add pomegranate seeds

Classic Gin and Tonic
2 oz Sin Gin (or our new Raspberry Gin)
Add ice and finish with your favourite tonic (we like Fentimans, Fevertree, Q, Phillips and Bowman Tonic Syrup)
Garnish to perfection! Orange slice, cucumber, star anise, pink peppercorns, olives… Use your imagination

Negroni
Mix equal parts Sin Gin, Campari, Red Vermouth
Pour into a rocks glass over ice
Add a large, fresh orange twist
Experiment with different quantities and red vermouth to mix your perfect Negroni

Horny in Manhattan
1 oz Rye
1 oz Aphro
¾ oz red vermouth
Stir and strain with over ice
Finish with your choice of bitters (cardamom? chocolate?), a real maraschino cherry and an orange twist

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