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.
- 50ml Ginato Pompelmo
- 5ml Pink Grapefruit Juice
- 5ml Lemon Juice
- 5ml Sugar Syrup
- 5ml Lime Cordial
- Add ice to rocks glass with all ingredients
- Stir and garnish with pink grapefruit wedge
Seedlip Garden Booch (non-alcoholic)
- 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.
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
- 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.