All posts tagged: gin

Gin Tinto Red Premium

the gin tinto red premium is the first red gin in the world and was manufactured in a small city in portugal; is quite an exquisite gin with a pleasant juniper flavor that insists to persist in our mouth. perfect for the last days of summer. ingredients: 50cl gin tinto red premium gin 200cl tonic water lemon / lime slices rosemary springs cardamom pods instructions: fill the glass with ice and whip up to chill; get rid of the excess of water; squeeze the lemon slice and join your cardamon pods; pour gin and tonic water; stir all together and garnish with a lemon peel. or fill the glass with ice and whip up to chill; get rid of the excess of water; squeeze the lime slice and join a fresh rosemary sprig; pour gin and tonic water; stir all together. serves: 1 glass: balloon glass – gin tinto red premium

Limoncello Collins

tom collins is one of the most famous gin cocktails, based on lemon juice and gin. it is believed to have originated with a waiter of that name who worked at limmer’s old house , which was a popular london hotel and coffee house around 1790–1817. nonetheless, the first recipe appeared in the 1876 and was made with old tom, a lightly sweetened gin popular at that time. the result was great and vastly became a success all over the world. now, imagine that with the italian lemon liqueur limoncello – perfect for a summer evening. ingredients: 50ml chilled limoncello 25ml gin 15ml fresh lemon juice 8 paper–thin lemon slices mint sprigs soda/tonic water instructions: in a  shaker, combine the limoncello, gin and lemon juice; press 3 thin lemon slices against the inside of each collins glasses. add ice to the glasses; stir the limoncello mixture and pour it into the glasses; stir soda into each drink and garnish with a mint sprig. serves: 1 glass: tom collins – limoncello collins

Basil Mash Gin

friday night is cocktail night at home. after a rough week we only want to chill at home and drink over it. this “basil mash gin” is one of our favourite cocktails – perfumed  fresh basil on a bitter gin is the perfect choice to kick out the week on a hot summer night. ingredients: 50ml gin 25ml lime juice 12,5ml simple syrup basil sugar instructions: add at least 8 basil leafs and sugar to base of cocktail shaker and muddle gently; add remaining ingredients, fill with ice and shake until chilled and infused; pour over prepared rocks glasses; garnish with additional basil leafs. serves: 1 glass: on the rocks – basil mash gin