Ginuary: Cocktails of the Month

Ginuary: Cocktails of the Month

Ginuary: Cocktails of the Month

Is it January? No, it's Ginuary! A month-long celebration dedicated to gin, with a unique cocktail for each week. Explore the diverse world of gin with blends that explode with flavor! Here are some cocktail recipes to make your January more colorful. A whole month of gin is just what we need to begin the year on the right foot.

1. Greyhound cocktail
With just two ingredients, you can make yourself a refreshing cocktail that's straightforward and citrusy, making sure you start your year with a buzzed smile.
● Ice cubes
● 50ml gin
● 200ml freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice
● To garnish: wedge of grapefruit or slice of lime
● Fill a tall glass with ice, then add the gin.
● Pour over the grapefruit juice, then stir using a long spoon.
● Garnish with a wedge of grapefruit or slice of lime.

2. Gin fizz
Indulge in a classic cocktail that offers a harmonious balance between sweet and sour, with a delightful fizzy twist!
● 50ml gin
● 25ml lemon juice
● 2 tsp sugar syrup
● Ice
● Sparkling water
● Lemon slice
● Pour the gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup in a cocktail shaker and fill up with ice cubes.

● Shake well until the outside of the shaker feels cold then strain into a tall glass filled with more ice and top up with sparkling water.
● Garnish with a lemon slice.

3. Bee's knees cocktail
Enjoy a bright cocktail as the sweetness of honey blends perfectly with the zing of citrus, creating a vibrant symphony with every sip.
● 2 tsp honey
● 50ml gin
● 25ml lemon juice
● Ice
● Lemon zest strip, to serve
● Put the honey in a small jug or cup and add 1 tsp freshly boiled water. Stir well until
smooth and the honey is nicely thinned down.
● Pour the honey mixture into a cocktail shaker along with the gin, lemon juice and a large
handful of ice. Shake until the outside of the shaker feels very cold.
● Double strain into a cocktail glass or a coupe and garnish with a curled strip of lemon
zest – you can do this by wrapping it tightly around a spoon handle.

4. Long Island iced tea
Here's a recipe that's perfect for get-togethers to kick off the year! You can never go wrong with this as everyone will surely love this.
● 50ml vodka
● 50ml gin
● 50ml reposado tequila
● 50ml rum
● 50ml triple sec
● 50-100ml fresh lime juice
● Ice
● 500ml cola
● 2 limes, cut into wedges
● Pour the vodka, gin, tequila, rum and triple sec into a large (1.5l) jug, and add lime juice
to taste. Half fill the jug with ice, then stir until the outside feels cold.
● Add the cola then stir to combine. Drop in the lime wedges.
● Fill 4 tall glasses with more ice cubes and pour in the iced tea.

5. White rabbit cocktail
Enjoy the right amount of flavor and kick in this delicious cocktail with layers of flavors that’s irresistible until the very last drop.
● 80ml gin
● 50ml amaretto
● 50ml double cream
● 1 tsp lemon curd
● 1⁄4 tsp vanilla paste
● Handful of ice
● Edible flowers, to serve
● Put the gin, amaretto, double cream, lemon curd and vanilla paste into a cocktail shaker
with a handful of ice and shake until the outside of the shaker feels very cold.
● Strain into two small cocktail or coupe glasses and garnish with edible flowers before