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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!

Bloody Bramble Cocktail – Mary Sanderson

This Mary Sanderson Cocktail is a great drink for Halloween. What we call a Bloody Bramble, we made a fresh berry syrup for this great Hocus Pocus cocktail for spooky season!   Looking for the perfect drink for a Hocus Pocus Halloween viewing party? Look no further than this fun and easy to make Hocus …

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Halloween Aviation Cocktail – Sarah Sanderson

This Halloween Aviation cocktail is made a beautiful purple color with a butterfly pea flower gin, Empress 1908. We combined it with creme de violette and maraschino liqueur with lemon like an aviation, but the purple of the Empress gin made it so brilliant. Perfect as a Sanderson Sisters Potion!   When we think of …

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Mistletoe Martini Cranberry Pine Christmas Cocktail

 This Mistletoe Martini cocktail is perfect for the Christmas season. A simple 3 ingredients, this gin martini is a great seasonal sip!   This Mistletoe Martini combines the flavors of cranberry and pine. Because this cocktail uses a fruit juice the flavor is refreshing and not heavy. So many Christmas and holiday drinks are sweet, …

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Barenjager Bee’s Knees Cocktail

 This Barenjager Bee’s Knees cocktail is so tasty and so easy to make with just 3 ingredients, perfect for Bee’s Knees Week!   There is no better way to close out a busy National Honey Month than with a cocktail! Specifically, a Bee’s Knees. A classic, with only three ingredients (gin, honey syrup, and lemon …

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