1. Home
  2. Best Buys
  3. Pink grapefruit gin liqueur is the ultimate summer treat

Pink grapefruit gin liqueur is the ultimate summer treat

Featured Image for Pink grapefruit gin liqueur is the ultimate summer treat
Images: Pickering's Gin / @ScotGinAwards

This summer, it’s all about light and lovely serves and the good people at Pickering’s have delivered us a gem.

How do you fancy sipping Pink Grapefruit and Lemongrass Gin Liqueur in your back garden this season? This delectable little treat is inspired by the pleasure of drinking a Pickering’s Gin and tonic garnished with a slice of pink grapefruit.

If you’re not familiar with Pickering’s, allow us to fill you in. These guys are real champions of Scottish gin, with a stellar line-up of both original and special edition gins coming to you from their distillery at Summerhall, Edinburgh.

One even wears a glorious bearskin hat to celebrate the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, an essential fact to be sure.

The brand are no stranger to a little experimentation, having previously brought us a delicious Sloe Gin and served gin and Irn-Bru in snow cones at special events.

The soft, sun-kissed liqueur seems the perfect next stage for the brand. It’s the ideal season for gin liqueurs and nothing could be more refreshing that a pink grapefruit combo, complete with lemongrass.

You should, however, also expect a little warmth in your glass. The citrus of the pink grapefruit helps compliment the gin’s spicier botanicals, while lemongrass also adds fragrant warmth.

Finally, a tantalising hint of extra cardamom gives the liqueur a uniquely sumptuous finish that’s going to work so well over ice, with Prosecco or with a little tonic.

The liqueur contains real fruit. However, you can also add in a juicy pink grapefruit garnish to really go all out.

At under £20 a bottle for 50cl, this is a super summery tipple at an excellent price point.

Pickering’s Pink Grapefruit & Lemongrass Gin Liqueur, £19.95, Pickering’s Gin Shop. 


Follow us on Facebook, on Twitter @theginkin, or on Instagram at @theginkin. If you have a story suggestion email editor@theginkin.com


More: