Citizen reporter
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10 Jun 2021
4:05 pm

5 gin cocktail recipes to stir this World Gin Day

Citizen reporter

Stir things up with these gin cocktails to mark the day and future events.

Gin cocktail. Picture: Supplied

Saturday 12 June is the perfect excuse to have a gin and tonic to celebrate World Gin Day.

This special day marks the celebration a delicious spirit.

Locally the gin craze has exceeded many expectations, with many local craft gins taking full advantage of an eager market willing to support local and buy gin.

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Courtesy of Truman & Orange, they have provided the best and favourite gin cocktails to make, including a non-alcoholic option.

So raise a few glasses, take out your shakers, strainers and even your citrus juicer to make these quick and easy gin cocktails.

Pomplemo Gimlet

Pompelmo gimlet. Picture: Supplied


  • 50ml Ginato Pompelmo
  • 5ml Pink Grapefruit Juice
  • 5ml Lemon Juice
  • 5ml Sugar Syrup
  • 5ml Lime Cordial

How to

  1. Add ice to rocks glass with all ingredients
  2. Stir and garnish with pink grapefruit wedge

Seedlip Garden Booch (non-alcoholic)

Seedlip Garden Booch. Picture: Supplied


  • 50 ml Seedlip Garden
  • Ice chunks or cubes
  • Passionfruit kombucha
  • Mint leaves

Pour Seedlip over ice and top up with kombucha and garnish with mint.

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Aviation Rasberry Fizz


  • 50ml Aviation Gin
  • 25ml raspberry shrub
  • 15ml beetroot juice
  • 20ml lemon juice
  • 20ml egg white
  • Top with Fever-Tree tonic

Method: Hard dry-shake, wet-shake and strai

Brooklyn Bees Knees

Brooklyn Gin Bee’s Knees. Picture: Supplied


  • 50ml Brooklyn Gin
  • 20ml Lemon Juice
  • 20ml Honey Syrup
  • Shake gin, lemon juice and honey syrup with ice and serve in a rocks glass with a slice of lemon

Cape Fynbos Creation


  • 50ml Abstinence Cape Fynbos
  • Fever-Tree tonic water
  • Lemon peel
  • Fresh berries


Pour the Abstinence over ice blocks, top with tonic water (we recommend Fever Tree) and garnish with lemon peel and a few berries.