Friday, January 21, 2011

Gin! Gin! Gin Time! It's Friday!!

Gin Cocktails!

Please note: Ice cubes work much better in a cocktail shaker vs crushed ice. The crushed ice begins to switch to water once the shaking begins.

Let's start with Tom...... all of these are divine!

Tom Collins

2 oz Gin
11/2 oz lemon juice
2 tsp sugar syrup
Splash of soda water

Combine, Gin, juice and sugar syrup in a highball glass. Stir,add ice and fill with soda water.


11/2 oz gin
2 tsp lime juice
wedge of lime to garnish

Shake gin and lime juice in a shaker with ice and strain into a martini glass.
Garnish with wedge!

Singapore Sling

1 oz Gin
11/2 oz sour syrup( lemon or lime juice and sugar syrup(water and sugar boiled until sugar is dissolved)
1/2 oz grenadine
splash of soda water
dash of cherry brandy

Fill a shaker with ice,add all ingredients(except water and brandy)
Shake well.Strain into a ice filled Collins glass. Top with soda water and float the cherry brandy on top!



2 oz Gin
1 oz Kirsch(Cherry Brandy)
1 oz Apricot Brandy
1/2 oz lemon juice
1 tsp superfine sugar
twist of lemon to garnish

Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Vanilla Kiss

1oz gin
1/2 oz creme de cacao
1/2 oz butterscotch schnapps
sugar to garnish

Shake and double strain all ingredients inot a chilled martini glass with sugar crusted rim.

Yemen Fizz

4 red grapes
1/2 oz gin
2 tsp creme de cassis
5 oz Champagne
extra grape to garnish

Muddle grapes.Shale all ingredients and strain into a flute.Top with Champagne and float a small red grape.

Remember to drink responsibly!

Have a fantastic weekend!
We will be back next week with our"All Things French Week"

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