Six gin recipes you can make at home


The Gin Palour

Gin is the best clear spirit on your bar! Its herbal flavours and botanical properties lend itself to a wealth of refreshing cocktails, from a simple gin and mixer, to punch, or even martinis, but why reserve such cocktails for the bar?

We understand that after a long day you deserve a drink, and sometimes the quickest option is often the best, but, with the right ingredients, you could explore a more adventurous side to gin. Why not try something a little more exciting this evening? We’ve got six gin recipes for you to make and enjoy at home.

- Recipe 1 -
The Clover Club
Recipe by Liquoray

Fancy a light cocktail with a citrus twist? You're in luck with this easy-to-make recipe


Servings: 1
45ml Gin
15ml Raspberry Syrup
22ml Fresh Lemon Juice
half egg white


Combine gin, raspberry syrup, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Add the egg white and shake for about 30 seconds, then strain into a chilled glass.

- Recipe 2 -
The Elvis
Recipe by Carbondale (Colorado)

you just can’t help falling in love with this cocktail! Grapefruit and ale may sound like a strange combination but just one sip and it will make sense...


Servings: 1
50ml pink grapefruit juice
50ml London dry gin
15ml St. Germain
India pale ale
A twist of grapefruit


Combine grapefruit juice, gin and liqueur in a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake for about 30 seconds, strain into a chilled glass and top with pale ale. Finish with a twist of grapefruit.

- Recipe 3 -
Pineapple and Gin Frozen Cocktail
Recipe by Paul McGee

Deliciously smooth and refreshinge


Servings: 4
500g frozen pineapple pieces
150ml gin
50ml sugar syrup
25ml fresh lime juice
Mint leaves


Add pineapple, gin, sugar syrup, lime juice and 2 cups of ice into a blender and blend until smooth and very thick. Divide among glasses and garnish with pineapple wedges and mint leaves.

- Recipe 4 -
Rubies & Thorn
Recipe by Kimberley Hasselbrink

Full of vitamin C, potassium and antioxidants! Pretty healthy, right?


Servings: 1
50ml blood orange juice
2 tsp white sugar
25ml gin
1 tsp lemon-thyme syrup
100 ml soda water


Firstly, you’ll need to make the lemon-thyme syrup. Bring 125 ml water, 2 tsp sugar and 2 sprigs of lemon-thyme to a low simmer. Stir until sugar dissolves and allow to cool. Pourthe blood orange juice, gin and syrup over ice in a Collins glass, top with soda water and stir. Garnish with a piece of lemon-thyme.

We dare you to resist this aptly named concoction...

- Recipe 5 -
Autumn Gin Sour
Recipe by Rob Wiley

a light and airy gin cocktail with a velvety texture


Servings: 12
500ml London dry gin
125g fresh lemon
180ml Grand Marnier
4 large egg whites*
12 tsp orange marmalade


Combine gin, lemon juice and Grand Marnier in a large pitcher, chill until very cold, at least 2 hours (but can be up to a day – so, be patient…all good things come to those who wait). Mix egg whites in a small jar, and chill until cold. For each cocktail, shake 75 ml gin mixture, 15 ml egg white and 1 tsp marmalade into a cocktail shaker until frothy. Add ice to the mix and shake again for about 30 seconds before straining into a champagne glass.

Finally, we thought you’d appreciate something to warm your cockles as the nights draw in.

- Recipe 6 -
St. Bruno's Café
Recipe by Adam Hodak

let’s face it, summers are fleeting in the UK, so why not try this toasty number that also doubles up as a cold cure?


Servings: 1
25ml gin
25ml Chartreuse liqueur
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
75ml apple cider
1 oz. fresh lemon juice
15ml honey
6 black peppercorns
1 apple slice


Combine gin, Chartreuse and bitters in a warm mug. Bring the cider, lemon juice, honey and peppercorns to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring to dissolve the honey. Strain the mixture into a mug, and garnish with an apple slice.

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