If you’re in need of a little ginspiration – and frankly who isn’t? – Wynyard Hall’s Chief Mixologist David Clark has just the very gin, sorry we mean thing.  Divine gin based cocktails for your delectation – just take a look at the fabulous recipes below.  Wynyard also has some fabulous gin themed events coming soon including an Ale & Gin Trail taking place on Sunday 18th June, followed by the Gin Garden, held on Friday 30th June, which is set against the blossoming beauty of The Gardens. Finally, the Gin Festival, held on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th July, will showcase over 50 unique artisan gin brands, along with expert cocktail mixing demonstrations. Chin chin!

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Blueberry Gin Mojito
Clap fresh mint together (about 6 – 8 leaves) and add to a cocktail glass

Then add;
3 blueberries and muddle
½ lime (squeezed) and 25ml sugar syrup

Fill ¾ full with crushed ice, add;

Apple juice to the level of ice, and stir

50ml of preferred Gin
25ml Blueberry syrup

Stir again, before topping with crushed ice

Garnish with lime and fresh mint

The Lavender Martini
Chill a Martini glass by filling with ice

Take a mixing glass, add;

50ml Poetic Licence Old Tom Gin

12.5ml Dry Vermouth

25ml lavender syrup

2 dashes of orange bitters

Fill the mixing glass with ice

Stir 25 times in each direction to dilute and chill, empty the ice from the Martini glass, strain the liquid into the glass

Garnish with a sprig of lavender


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