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8 Sensational Citrus Gin Cocktails to Sip All Summer Long

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Nothing says summer more than the zesty taste of citrus – and when it’s in the form of citrus gin cocktails then so much the better.

If you’re looking for something refreshing and yet with an intense flavour that will delight your tastebuds then you’ve come to the right place.

These cocktails feature gins with citrus bases; you’ll find lemon gins, lime gins, orange gins and pink grapefruit gins – something for every citrus lover.

Best Citrus Gin Cocktails

  1. Lemon Gin & Pink Grapefruit Collins

    Ingredients:

    • • 50ml Lemon Grove Gin
    • • 20ml fresh pink grapefruit juice
    • • 10ml fresh squeezed lemon juice
    • • 10ml gomme sugar syrup
    • • Topped with soda
    • • Garnish with grapefruit or lemon wheel

    Method:

    1. 1.  Add all the ingredients into a jug filled with ice.
    2. 2. Stir well and garnish with grapefruit or lemon wheel.
  2. Valencian Orange Gin Fizz

    Ingredients:

    Method:

    1. 1.  Pour the orange juice over ice in a long glass.
    2. 2. Add the gin and bitters.
    3. 3. Give the drink a stir and top up with soda water to desired level.
    4. 4. Stir gently to mix.
  3. Gin Mojito

    Ingredients:

    • • 50ml Chesterfield Mojito Gin
    • • 15ml lime juice
    • • 20ml sugar syrup
    • • 10 mint leaves
    • • Soda water
    • • Crushed ice
    • • 3 lime wedges

    Method:

    1. 1.  Add the gin, lime juice, sugar syrup, and 8 mint leaves into a glass.
    2. 2. Churn (rather than muddle) with crushed ice.
    3. 3. Top up with soda water.
    4. 4. Garnish with the remaining mint leaves and lime wedges.
  4. Gimlet

    Ingredients:

    Method:

    1. 1.  Pour the lime juice and sugar syrup into a jug or tall glass and add a few ice cubes and the gin.
    2. 2. Stir until the outside of the container feels very cold.
    3. 3. Strain the mixture into a chilled Martini or coupe glass.
  5. Pink Grapefruit Fizz

    Ingredients:

    • • 50ml Fatty’s Organic Pink Grapefruit
    • • 10ml lime juice
    • • 50ml freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice
    • • 10ml sugar syrup
    • • Soda water
    • • Pink grapefruit

    Method:

    1. 1.  Pour the Fatty’s, lime juice, pink grapefruit juice and sugar syrup in to a high ball with crushed ice.
    2. 2. Gently stir and add the soda water.
    3. 3. Garnish with a wedge of pink grapefruit over the edge of the glass.
  6. Orangery Gin Pina Colada

    Ingredients:

    • • 50ml Orangery Gin
    • • 50ml half & half
    • • 20ml rich coconut syrup
    • • 60ml unsweetened pineapple juice

    Method:

    1. 1.  Shake ingredients with ice and pour into a glass with cubed ice.
    2. 2. Garnish with a pineapple leaf.
  7. Peeled Collins

    Ingredients:

    • • 60ml Peels Gin
    • • 30ml fresh lemon juice
    • • 15ml sugar syrup
    • • Chilled soda water
    • • Lemon slices & Maraschino cherry to garnish

    Method:

    1. 1.  Add the gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup to a glass filled with ice and stir well to combine.
    2. 2. Top with soda and give it a final stir.
    3. 3. Garnish with a lemon slice and a Mascharino cherry.
  8. Citrus Long Island

    Ingredients:

    Method:

    1. 1.  Shake all ingredients together with ice and pour into a glass.
    2. 2. Add a Coca Cola float on top.