Pink gin was the drinks revelation of the last decade. If you haven’t posted any pink gin cocktails on Instagram in the last few years have you really lived?
We’re joking of course, but the pink gin hype is still real and so we thought we’d give you a few ideas regarding some refreshing updates for your beloved pink gin.
These pink gin cocktails are pretty simple to make, taste delicious and look a million dollars. Instagram awaits the results of your efforts…
Best Pink Gin Cocktails
When unicorns and pink gin combine then sparks are going to fly and that’s exactly what’s happened with this gorgeous recipe from the Old Poison Distillery.
Vanilla, rhubarb and lemon all combine with the pink gin to create a flavour that will really leave you flying!
- 40ml Selkie Gold Pink Gin
- 10ml rhubarb liqueur
- 20ml lemon juice
- 20ml vanilla syrup
- Top up rhubarb and cardamom soda
- Mix the gin, rhubarb liqueur, lemon juice and vanilla syrup in a cocktail shaker and shake well.
- Strain into a tall glass filled with crushed ice.
- Top up with rhubarb and cardamom soda.
Raspberry & Rose Bramble
This is one for the romantics among you. Apothecary Rose Gin is actually infused with rose, a symbol of love and passion.
This recipe from the Old Curiosity Distillery suggests using rose petals to garnish to make quite the romantic statement.
- 50ml Apothecary Rose Gin
- 25ml lemon juice
- 15ml Gomme
- 15ml Creme de Framboise
- Shake the first three ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
- Strain over crushed ice.
- Bleed over Framboise.
- Garnish with rose petals.
Pink Gin Martini
We’re not sure that James Bond will be updating his favoured Martini to a pink gin version any time soon but that’s his loss.
The English Drinks Company have come up with this classy and altogether more Instagrammable version of the classic Martini.
- 75ml The English Drinks Company Pink Gin
- 10ml Dry Vermouth
- Cucumber slither to garnish
- Stir as slowly as you have the patience for and garnish with a cucumber slither.
You Make Me Blush
This recipe, from Pin Gin, not only looks fab but tastes great and has a good dose of healthy ingredients.
Freezing sliced fruit is a genius way to replace ice and add a bit of colour and flavour to your drink.
- 50ml Pin Gin Premium Pink
- Splash of pink grapefruit juice
- Top up with Fever-Tree Elderflower Tonic Water
- Frozen fruit (prepared)
- Mint leaves to garnish
- The night before place sliced strawberries, raspberries and purple grapes into a tub and in the freezer.
- Add the frozen fruit two thirds of the way up a tall glass and add the liquid ingredients.
- Garnish with fresh mint leaves.
Pink Gin Fizz
Kintyre Pink Gin gets it’s colour and flavour from Scottish raspberries and oats so expect a smooth gin underneath the bubbles.
- 50ml Kintyre Pink Gin
- 20ml lemon juice
- 20ml sugar syrup
- 1 egg white
- Soda water
- Mint to garnish
- Dry shake first to set egg then shake over ice and strain into glass.
- Top up with soda water.
- Garnish with mint.
An even pinker take on the Martini is the Pinktini from Pinkster Gin.
As with the gin itself this pinkest of pink gin cocktails uses fresh raspberries to colour it with no added sugar in sight.
- 50ml Pinkster Gin
- 10ml Elderflower cordial
- Mint garnish (optional)
- Fill shaker with ice, throw in several raspberries and then add five parts Pinkster to one part cordial.
- Shake and pour into an ice-cold glass.
- Garnish with a raspberry and a sprig of mint.
Wild Strawberry Rose Gin
Strawberry and rose is truly a match made in heaven.
The perfect partner? Rose lemonade and Gin Bothy of course!
- 45ml Gin Bothy Strawberry Liqueur
- 22ml Gin Bothy Rose Gin
- 10ml freshly squeezed lime juice
- 100g (1 cup) Crushed ice
- Rose lemonade
- 3 large Strawberries, hulled and halved
- Add the ingredients except the rose lemonade and strawberries to a shaker.
- Shake well, pour into a rocks glass and top up with the rose lemonade.
Garnish with halved strawberries or 3 wild strawberries on a cocktail stick.
If you’re looking to upgrade your Pinkster Royle in style why not add a spot of fizz?
It’s the perfect celebratory drink.
- 25ml Pinkster Royale
- Berries to garnish (optional)
- Add a measure of Pinkster Royale to a chilled flute of Prosecco or champagne.
- Add in a berry or two as your garnish, if desired.