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Here’s How to Create Your Own ‘Rainbow Quarantini’ in Minutes

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With many of us around the country currently in lockdown during the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s never been more important to embrace small gestures of positivity.

One cocktail that’s really been taking off during these times has been the martini owing to the simplicity in its ingredients, giving it the new nickname “The Quarantini.”

It’s one of the best home made cocktails you can create in a matter of moments: simply add 3 measures gin and 1/2 measure dry vermouth to a martini glass and garnish with stuffed green olives.

If you fancy creating your very own rainbow spectrum, however, simply follow these easy cocktail ideas.

Pink Gin Martini

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Ingredients

  • 60ml pink gin
  • 10ml Sauvignon Blanc
  • 1 grapefruit to garnish

Method

  1. Add 60ml of pink gin, 10ml of Sauvignon Blanc and a squeeze of grapefruit to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well.
  2. Pour into a glass and garnish with grapefruit zest.

Blue Gin Martini

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Ingredients

  • 60ml gin
  • 2 dashes dry vermouth
  • 2 dashes blue curaçao
  • 1 lemon twist

Method

  1. Chill your martini glass and add in a couple of dashes of dry vermouth and blue curaçao.
  2. Pour in the gin.
  3. Garnish with the lemon twist.

    Purple Gin Martini

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    Ingredients

    •  50ml violet gin
    • 15ml vermouth
    • Blueberries or edible flowers to garnish

    Method

    1. Pour violet gin and vermouth into your chilled martini glass with ice and stir.

    2. Garnish with blueberries or an edible floral garnish and serve.


    Green Gin Martini

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    Ingredients

    • 60ml gin
    • 15ml Green Chartreuse
    • 15ml dry vermouth
    • Olive stick to garnish

    Method

    1. Fill a chilled martini glass with ice and pour in the gin, Chartreuse, and vermouth.
    2. Skewer three chilled olives with a cocktail stick and place inside the glass. Enjoy!

    Orange Gin Martini

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    Ingredients

    • 60ml gin
    • 35ml triple sec
    • 35ml dry vermouth
    • A dash of orange bitters
    • Orange to garnish

    Method

    1. Pour all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker half-filled with cracked ice.
    2. Strain into a chilled martini glass.
    3. Garnish with a orange twist or wedge.