Category: Gin

Curse over the pictures for my favorite gin-cocktails

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Rubus Gin Sour

A fresh Gin Sour cocktail, as seen in a Danish newspaper: http://aarhus.lokalavisen.dk/friske-sommercocktails-/20150718/artikler/707159977/1449 Recipe: 12 Raspberries 2 egg whites 4cl Simple Syrup 10 cl Gin 6 cl Freshly Squeezed lemon juice Then what: Pour all ingredients into a shaker.  Shake for a long time without ice – Really hard. The foam is important for this cocktail. When done with first round,…

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The Fitzgerald

Some of the tastiest cocktails are also the simplest. It’s quite normal to see cocktails with seven or eight ingredients. Sometimes it is refreshing to look back to the classic drinks. This is a variation on the gin sour. Ingredients: 5 cl gin 2 cl simple syrup (1/2 sugar – 1/2 water) 2 cl fresh squeezed lemon juice 2 dashes of…

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The Beetroot

This drink inspired by a drink (Cocktail Natural) by Gromit Eduardsen from Nordicbarsyndicate.com. I only reduced the amount of beetroot, since it was to dominating. I could not taste the gin – now I can 🙂 With all the natural ingredients it is almost a fitness cocktail – no sugar added. And the beetroot is performance enhancing. Recipe: 50 ml gin…

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Pegu Club Cocktail

From Wikipedia: The Pegu Club or the Pegu was the signature drink of Burma’s (Myanmar) Pegu Club. The club was located just outside Rangoon, and its membership comprised only foreigners, who were senior government and military officials and prominent businessmen. Ingredients: – 50 ml gin – 25 ml orange liqueurs (Cointreau or orange curacao) – 2 dashes of bitters (Angostura or similar) – 1 teaspoon…

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Pink Gin

British classic – Pink Gin – 50 ml of your favorite gin – 4-5 drops of Angostura – If you like, ad a lemon rind to get a little citrus oil flavors Fill the gin and Angostura in shaker and shake cold. Pour into chilled cocktail glass. Your Pink Gin is ready Enjoy.

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Pink Gin & Tonic

A Pink Gin & Tonic is a perfectly made Gin-Tonic with a splash of Angostura. Here we go: Preparation is key if you want to create the perfect Gin-Tonic Ingredients: – 50 ml of your favorite gin – 100 ml Tonic Water. Do yourself a favor and buy a couple of high quality tonics like “Fever Tree” or “1724” –…

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A perfect Gin-Tonic

Preparation is key if you want to create the perfect Gin-Tonic Ingredients: – 50 ml of your favorite gin – 100 ml Tonic Water. Do yourself a favor and buy a couple of high quality tonics like “Fever Tree” or “1724” (That’s sooo much better than Schweppes in my opinion). – Two lime wedges (1 wedge is 1/8 lime) Start…

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Gin-Basil Smash

As seen in Le Lion in Hamburg. http://vimeo.com/4309307 1 bunch basil (1-2 handfuls) 1/2 lemon 2 cl simple syrup (Sugar / Water dissolved over heat) 8 cl gin (Hendrick’s or similar quality gin) How to: Stuff the basil into a cocktail shaker, followed by the lemon. Muddle the lemon and the basil, smashing the ingredients and squeezing the lemon. Add…

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Cucumber Yum Yum

Another drink by Hardeep Rehal. This cocktail earned him the Danish Championship in cocktail making in 2009. The original version uses raspberries.   Whats in it? 4 cl good gin 2 cl aquavit (i.e. http://www.aalborgakvavit.dk/sortiment/aalborg-export-akvavit.aspx) 2 cl fresh lime 3 cl Acacia Honey 4 slices of fresh cucumber 2-4 strawberries or raspberries   Then what? – Throw the cucumber and…