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Gin Cocktails

Gin is such a great liquor and so much fun to play with. There are so many types of gin, London Dry, floral, herbal, aged. Each one is so different from the other that one gin may not do the right thing in your drink, so you need to experiment.

When we first started blogging if you would have told us the amount of gin cocktails we would make and gin we have in our house now, we would have laughed at you. But in the last 7 years, it has become a favorite spirit around here, from an easy Gin and Tonic, to a difficult, booze heavy tiki drink!

opaque ccoktail in coupe with mint bunch on top

Southside Cocktail Recipe

This Southside Cocktail Recipe is so easy to make. It’s like a Gimlet/Mojito, but was made at the New York 21 Club. You can even add soda water to make it a Southside Fizz. Easy and versatile!     Hello and welcome to another classic cocktail, the Southside! It’s minty, botanical, and made with lime …

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Basil gimlet in cocktail coupe with basil leaves

Basil Gimlet Cocktail Recipe

Traditional gimlets are made with gin, lime and simple syrup. Shaken and poured into a coupe, for an easy cocktail! A twist on a classic cocktail.     Herbs in cocktails? Yes, please. You know we LOVE to use herbs in cocktails! Like this Cucumber Cooler, this Mint Lavender Gin Limeade, and our Simple Syrups! …

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Tall glass cocktail lined with cucumber slices, mint garnish

Cucumber Cooler Cocktail Recipe

This classic Cucumber Cooler is a great light and refreshing summer cocktail. Like adult spa water, the fruit is muddled for a quick and light sip on hot summer days.     What is a Cooler Cocktail? A cooler is usually a sweet, fruity, sometimes bubbly cocktail, especially in the summer. A cooler will be …

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Pink Rhubarb Gimlet cocktail in coupe with rhubarb gimlet

Rhubarb Gimlet

This Rhubarb Gimlet cocktail recipe is flavorful and perfect for spring!     Here is a classic cocktail that is super refreshing and only takes five minutes to make! Not only is the gimlet super easy to make, it is the a balance of sweet and tart with the botanicals of gin.     This …

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Pink cocktail in glass with citrus slice

Strawberry Cocktail

This strawberry cocktail is the perfect year round sipper with gin and strawberry liqueur!     So. we also think this is the perfect cocktail for Valentine’s Day, ladies’ nights, or special celebrations! Especially with Valentine’s Day coming up, you couldn’t ask for an easier cocktail to make or have!           …

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Pink cocktail in coupe with berries and dry ice

Love Potion Valentine Cocktail

Pretty in pink, this Love Potion Valentine Cocktail is the perfect drink for your Valentine! Classy and fresh with freshly squeezed lemon juice, raspberries, gin, rose cordial and egg white, this libation is the perfect way to toast your sweetheart!     How do you feel about Valentine’s Day? Are you a hopeless romantic?  Do …

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