Geraldine Coates casts a beady eye over Martin Miller’s winter gin. I’m a bit of a purist about gin and I like mine to be big, bold, classy and chock full of juniper. Which usually makes the run up to … Continue reading
As a drinks writer one is always being sent recipes for the most gorgeous cocktails with the helpful advice that these are ‘easy to make at home’. Truth is most of them require tracking down specialist ingredients and also some … Continue reading
50ml Bombay Sapphire 12.5ml Orgeat (almond syrup) 10ml freshly squeezed lemon juice 100ml cranberry juice Pour all ingredients into a tall glass. Stir well. Fill the glass with cubed ice, stir and garnish with a large lemon wedge.
A very simple, seasonal classic. 20ml gin 40ml cranberry juice 10ml Grand Marnier 10ml Lemon juice Frozen cranberries to garnish Shake the gin, cranberry juice, Grand Marnier and lemon juice over ice and strain into a martini glass. Float a … Continue reading
Makes 4 litres 600g summer berries, whatever is juicy and ripe! 1.5 litres raspberry and cranberry juice, chilled 1 cup gin Juice of 1 lemon 1.25 litres lemonade, chilled Ice cubes, to serve Place the berries, juice, lemon juice and … Continue reading
A great Christmas drink courtesy of Andy Campana at the Loft in Clapham. 30ml Beefeater (or other citrus heavy gin) 20ml Ruby Port 5ml Phillips of Bristol Pink Clove Cordial 20ml Demerara Sugar Syrup 30ml Cranberry Juice 3 mint leaves … Continue reading