World Cocktail Day Calls for “The Snoop” The Perfect Summer Cocktail


world cocktail day gin and juice

For World Cocktail Day, Gin and Juice is only appropriate for the purpose of a delicious summer cocktail recipe.

Back in 1993, Snoop Dogg rapped about Gin & Juice on his debut album Doggystyle, and the drink formerly associated with grandmothers everywhere suddenly became instantly well-known.

Then in 2018 he went on to prepare the famous concoction as he mixed a gigantic Gin and Juice (550 litres to be exact).

In honour of #WorldCocktailDay we have found the recipe for this cocktail only with a little something extra, to spice up a “laid back” summer evening with friends.

We give you “The Snoop”, the summer pitcher version that will quench the thirst of you and any of your guests.

This recipe is potent and the cinnamon adds a little fire. Make sure the citrus juices are freshly squeezed.

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Ingredients

  • 175 ml freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 175 ml homemade cinnamon syrup
  • 750 ml gin (feel free to use Tanqueray if you’d like to adhere to the song’s lyrics and support Snoop as an ambassador for the brand)
  • 350 ml cranberry juice
  • 350 ml pineapple juice
  • 350 ml freshly squeezed orange juice
  • orange slices (to garnish)
  • lime slices (to garnish)
  • pineapple chunks or slices (to garnish)

Glass type

  • Pitcher and paper cups

Method

  1. Add the lime juice, cinnamon syrup and gin to the pitcher and stir well.
  2. Add the remaining wet ingredients over large ice cubes.
  3. Garnish with slices of fruit.

Pro tip: go heavy on the citrus to get a sharp flavour that will compliment the gin.

This recipe makes part of the book Gin: Shake, Muddle, Stir by Dan Jones. You can find it on Amazon for £5.69.

Carla Nearchou