3 Gordon’s Sloe 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! 


All rose

Ingredients 

  • 50 ml gin
  • 25 ml lime juice
  • 75 ml rose water
  • Tonic 
  • Ice
  • Garnish: 2-3 lime wheels, rose petals

Tools 

  • Bar spoon 
  • Balloon glass

The how to 

In your glass add the gin, lime juice, rose water and stir. Add your ice and tonic and stir again. Garnish with your petals and lime wheels.


Sloe martini

Ingredients 

  • 50 ml gin 
  • 10 ml dry vermouth   
  • Ice
  • Garnish: lemon peel

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 lemon peel to your glass.


Berry smash

Ingredients 

  • 50 ml gin 
  • 3 basil leaves 
  • 25 ml lime juice 
  • 4 raspberries 
  • Ice 
  • Garnish: basil leaves, 1 raspberry

Tools 

  • Shaker
  • Cocktail strainer
  • Tea strainer
  • Muddler 
  • Rocks glass

The how to 

In your glass add 4 raspberries. With your muddler press them until you are forming a paste. In your shaker add your gin, lime juice, basil leaves, ice and shake well. Add ice to your glass as well and double strain the mix in. garnish with your basil leaves.


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