Spring Has Sprung!
Springtime is here and the clocks have gone forward, giving us an extra hour of sunlight. What do you do with this extra hour I hear you ask? Well, you enjoy a glass of our artisan gin in your garden! Members of our Think Gin Club will already be aware that every hour of the day is Gin O’Clock, so we have compiled a list of our favourite Spring Gin Cocktails for you to sample.
At Think Gin Club, we work hard every month to source new and award-winning gins to tickle our members’ taste buds. If you would like to join our exclusive club, then get in contact today to discuss a membership.
Here is our list of the best Spring Gin Cocktails to sample this spring:
A take on the classic, here’s a refreshing cocktail to take you through to the summer.
1 tbsp Orange Marmalade
30ml Earl Grey tea, chilled
Dash of Orange Bitters
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add gin, orange marmalade, chilled Earl Grey tea and bitters. Shake and pour into a glass filled with ice. Add more ice and garnish with an orange twist.
An orange twist
Elderflower Collins Cocktail
Members of the Think Gin Club should already be fond of this recipe as it was one of our featured cocktails for this month. For those that aren’t familiar, it’s a must-have for spring.
25ml Lemon Juice
15ml Sugar Syrup
Shake the gin, elderflower, lemon juice and sugar syrup together. Pour into a Collins glass with ice and top up with soda water.
Lemon slice and fresh mint
15ml Orange Liqueur
30ml Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
60ml White Cranberry Juice
3 Cucumber Slices
90ml Soda Water
Cucumber Slice to Garnish
Fill a wine goblet glass with ice. Add gin, orange liqueur, lemon juice, cranberry juice and cucumber slices. Stir to mix. Top with club soda. Garnish with a cucumber slice.
Long Island Iced Tea
25ml Dry Gin
25ml Triple Sec
25ml Vanilla Vodka
50ml Fresh Lime Juice
1 Lime, Cut into Wedges
Pour the vodka, gin, tequila, rum and triple sec into a jug and add lime juice to taste. Half-fill the jug with ice, then stir until the outside feels co.d Add the cola, then stir to combine. Drop in the lime wedges. Fill two tall glasses with more ice cubes and pour in the iced tea.
25ml Sweet Wine
1 Dash of Angostura Bitters
Pour all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker over ice, gently stir and pour into an ice-filled tumbler.
An orange peel twist
Pear & Elderflower Gimlet
Another from our cocktail recipe book, this classic cocktail is ideal for basking in the springtime sunshine in your garden.
15ml St Germain
25ml Pear Syrup
20ml Lemon Juice
Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake and double strain. Pour into glasses and enjoy.
Garnish with a twist of lemon.
The Don of Gin Cocktails
You couldn’t have a list of Spring Gin Cocktails without mentioning this classic that has brought so much joy to our lives. The warmer, sunnier weather makes the best of all gin cocktails, the gin and tonic, even better. Whatever artisan gin you receive in your Think Gin gift box, you’ll always be able to make the classic G&T.
Add the gin to a glass with some ice. Top-up with your desired measure of tonic. Enjoy!
Something citrusy, a lemon or an orange peel, or a slice of cucumber
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If looking through these cocktail recipes has left you feeling thirsty for good-quality gin, then don’t hesitate to join the UK’s most exciting gin club. Every month our team of experts hand-pick the best artisan gin, allowing our members to sample a gin not found on the supermarket shelf and pairing it with mixers and treats to create our Gin of the Month box.
Every box includes a complimentary gift, recipe card and a mixology tool not given out by any other gin club.
You can choose to receive your boxes monthly, bi-monthly and quarterly, at a cost of £40 per box. If you join today, you will receive £10 off your first box if you use the code APR10 and it will come with a free cocktail shaker worth £20.
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