Gin based cocktails
Raspberry-Rose Collins MAKES TWO DRINKS INGREDIENTS 3 ounces Nolet's Silver dry gin 1 ounce Simple Syrup 1 ounce lemon juice 6 raspberries, plus more for garnish Soda water, to top INSTRUCTIONS In a martini shaker, combine gin, ice, simple syrup, raspberries, and lemon juice. Pour over ice into two Collins glasses, add soda water to fill, and garnish with additional raspberries.
Cardamom Rose Cocktail (1.5 oz of Hendrick’s gin (this is a rose & cucumber infused gin) .75 oz of Rose syrup (make at home with rose water and simple syrup or buy locally) .25 oz of Fresh lemon juice .75 oz of Fresh grapefruit juice (ruby red preferably) 2 dashes of Peychauds bitters (Peychaud is credited with first creating the cocktail) 1 Cardamom Pod)
Rosemary Gin Fizz: 3 one-inch sprigs of fresh rosemary, 1 small lemon, juiced, 1/2 teaspoon honey, 1 1/2 oz gin, 3 oz club soda. | In a small drinking glass, muddle the fresh rosemary, lemon juice and honey. Fill the glass with ice, then pour in the gin and top with club soda. Give it a little swirl with a spoon.
I think I've found my signature cocktail! My favorite Hendricks gin with rose and cardamom! I'll call it the English Rose :-D 1.5 oz of Hendrick’s gin .75 oz of rose syrup .25 oz of fresh lemon juice 1 oz fresh ruby red grapefruit 3 dashes of Peychauds bitters lemon/lime sparkling water or tonic water, to top off
St. Germain Coctail (aka My new favorite drink): 2 shots St. Germain liqueur 2 shots dry white wine (Sauvignon Blanc is ideal) or sparkling wine (Champagne - My choice, Prosecco) Top with 2 to 3 shots of club soda Directions: Add ingredients to an ice-filled glass. Stir well to mix completely. Garnish with a lemon twist... So VERY yummy!!!!