Ginger Gin Cocktails That’ll Add a Bit of Spice to Your Evening


As the nights get colder, our gin preferences go through a transition of their own. If you find yourself reaching out for a little spice in your evening drink, why not enjoy a warming ginger gin cocktail?

The addition of ginger gin takes simple cocktails to a whole other level.

Simply sit back and relax from the comfort of your own home and enjoy one of the following ginger gin cocktail recipes, or even see if you can find them at your favourite gin bar.

The Gin Mule

ginger gin cocktail

Ingredients

  • 50 ml ginger gin
  • 20 ml lime juice
  • 15 ml simple syrup
  • Top with ginger beer
  • handful of mint leaves

Method

  1. Combine all ingredients in a highball filled with cubed ice.
  2. Lightly stir and serve
  3. Garnish with 3 thinly sliced rounds of cucumber & a lime wedge.

Recipe via The Gin Foundry 


Ginger Gin Fizz

ginger gin cocktail

Ingredients

  • 50 ml ginger gin
  • 30 ml fresh lemon juice
  • 25 ml fresh lime juice
  • 25 ml egg white
  • 2 drops ginger bitters
  • club soda to fill
  • 1 orange peel

Method

  1. Add all ingredients except the club soda into a shaker with ice and shake.
  2. Strain into a highball glass over 2 ice cubes.
  3. Fill with the club soda.
  4. Garnish with an orange peel.

Recipe via Liquor.com


Shell-tini

ginger gin cocktail

Ingredients

  • 25 ml cucumber gin
  • 25 ml ginger gin
  • 1 cucumber
  • 2 fresh basil leaves
  • 20 ml dry vermouth
  • 20 ml fresh lime juice
  • 20 ml ginger agave syrup
  • 6 ice cubes

Method

  1. Make ginger agave simple syrup ahead, cool completely before using in cocktail.
  2. Peel and seed the cucumber, then cut into chunks.
  3. Add cucumber chunks into cocktail shaker. Tear up the basil leaves and add them to the shaker.
  4. Muddle the cucumber and basil gently to release their flavours.
  5. Add gin, vermouth, fresh lime and ginger agave simple syrup to the shaker along with ice cubes.
  6. Cover shaker and shake to blend. Strain the drink into a chilled martini glass.
  7. Serve.

Recipe via Tori Avey

Photos from Shutterstock and Hendrick’s Gin


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