3 Gordon’s Sicilian Lemon Gin Cocktails

First of all let’s see something about Gordon’s dry gin. 

Created by Alexander Gordon that believed that the success of his gin is the combination of pure distilled grain spirit and rich botanicals. 

We will play and create some drinks. This month is the Gordon’s Gin month.

You can read a lot more about their products and history here. 

If you feel overwhelmed by the techniques or terms that we are using check out the free course on bartending. 

Let’s get to it! 


Elderflower lemonade

Ingredients 

  • 50 ml gin
  • 25 ml elderflower liqueur 
  • 35 ml lime juice
  • Sparkling lemon flavoured water 
  • Ice 
  • Garnish: lime wheels 

Tools 

  • Spoon 
  • Balloon glass

The how to 

In your glass add the gin, elderflower liqueur, lime juice and stir. Add your ice and lime wheels top the glass with your sparkling flavoured water.


Sicilian martini

Ingredients 

  • 50 ml gin 
  • 10 ml dry vermouth   
  • Olive 
  • Ice
  • Garnish (1-3 olives)

Tools 

  • Mixing glass
  • Bar spoon 
  • Cocktail strainer 
  • Fancy toothpick
  • Martini glass 


The how to 

The elegance in these drinks stays in its simplicity. 

In your mixing glass that is full with ice add your gin and dry vermouth. Stir well, minimum 30 seconds. Keep in mind the dilution. Strain the mix in your chill, no ice martini glass. Add the olive to your glass. 


Pineapple fashioned

Ingredients 

  • 50 ml gin 
  • 25 ml pineapple juice
  • 10 ml lime juice
  • 2-3 dashes angostura bitters
  • Ice: cubes & crushed iced  
  • Garnish: 2 cut pineapple leaves

Tools 

  • Mixing glass
  • Bar spoon 
  • Cocktail strainer 
  • Rocks glass

The how to 

In your mixing glass that is full with ice add your gin, pineapple juice, lime juice and the bitters. Stir well, minimum 30 seconds. Keep in mind the dilution. Strain the mix in your rocks glass over the crushed  ice. Garnish with the pineapple leaves.


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