Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Time for a Tipple? 3 Epic Gin Cocktail Recipes to Make at Home

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Gin cocktails are showing NO sign of leaving our hot little hands this summer (click here for MORE gin cocktail recipes!) But if you’re a little tired of your standard gin and tonic, here are three gin cocktail recipes you can make at home and impress your mates with a little help from Bombay Sapphire.

Clover Club Royale


30ml Bombay Sapphire

30ml Martini Extra Dry

30ml Fresh Lemon Juice

22.5ml of Raspberry Syrup

20ml Egg White

15ml Daniel le Brun NV or other sparkling wine


1g of Freeze-dried Raspberry crumbs

2g Mint Leaf


Coupe Glass


  • Chill a coupe glass
  • Into a cocktail shaker add Raspberry Syrup, Vermouth, fresh Lemon, Bombay Sapphire and Egg Whites
  • Fill shaker with ice and shake gloriously hard
  • Fine strain into an empty and chilled Coupe glass
  • Charge with Daniel le Brun NV
  • Garnish with Raspberry Crumbs, mint sprig and serve

Bramble Sour


45ml Bombay Sapphire

10ml Bianco Vermouth

15ml Fresh Lemon Juice

15ml Fresh Orange Juice

15ml Honey Syrup (2 parts honey, 1 part water, tiny dash of orange blossom)

15m Aquafaba


2g Cinnamon Bark


Old Fashioned


  • Chill an Old Fashioned glass
  • Into a cocktail shaker, add 45ml Bombay Sapphire, 10ml Dolin Blanc Vermouth, 15ml Orange Juice, 15ml Lemon Juice, 5ml Honey Syrup & 15ml Aquafaba
  • Fill the shaker with ice, close and shake hard for seven seconds
  • Fine strain over fresh ice in the Old Fashioned glass
  • Garnish with freshly broken cinnamon quill bark and serve

Crystal Clear Martini 


60ml Bombay Sapphire Premier Cru

7.5ml Martini Extra Dry Vermouth

5ml St Germain Elderflower Liqueur


Fresh Lemon Zest


Nick & Nora or Martini 


  • Freeze a Nick & Nora Glass
  • Into a chilled mixing glass, add Bombay Sapphire Premier Cru and Martini Dry Vermouth
  • Stir well to achieve dilution
  • Carefully strain into the frozen Nick & Nora Glass
  • Garnish with a lemon zest

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