Bombay Sapphire

Bombay Sapphire gin is not only affordable, but it also makes for some very amazing cocktails. Sure, you can always do the old stand-by martini, but why do that when you can do something completely unexpected? If you’re hosting a party and want to blow your guests away, here are five unique takes on the gin based cocktail that might make you the party master!

Cocktail One: The Peach and Elderflower Collins

What you’ll need:

  • 50 ml. Gin
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 15 ml. elderflower cordial
  • 1/3 of a fresh peach or 20 ml. of white peach puree
  • soda water

To do: Muddle the peach in the bottom of the glass, add the other ingredients and then fine strain into a martini glass. Top with the soda water and serve.

Cocktail Two: The Bombay Bramble

What you’ll need:

  • 50 ml. gin
  • 20 ml. fresh lemon juice
  • 15 ml. sugar syrup
  • float of creme de mure

To do: Fill a glass with crushed ice and then add all ingredients. Slowly pour the creme de mure into the center. Garnish glass with fresh blackberries.

Cocktail Three: The Candy Corn Cocktail

What you’ll need:

  • 1 1/2 oz. kettle corn infused Bombay Sapphire gin (recipe follows)
  • 1/2 oz. Moscato wine
  • 3/4 oz. citrus peel grenadine syrup
  • candy corn for garnish

Special Recipe: To each 750 ml. bottle of gin, add one cup of popped kettle corn. Refrigerate for 24 hours, strain and then return to bottle.

To mix: Add all ingredients to an ice filled shaker, strain into glass and garnish with the candy corn.

Cocktail Number Four: April’s Violet

What you’ll need:

  • 1 1/2 oz. gin
  • 2 tsp. Blue Curacao liquer
  • 3 drops grenadine syrup

To mix: Add all ingredients to ice filled shaker and shake vigorously.

Cocktail Number Five: the Cat’s Eye Cocktail

What you’ll need:

  • 1 1/2 oz. gin
  • 3/4 oz. Green Charteuse
  • 1/2 dry vermouth
  • 1 orange peel

To mix: Add all ingredients to an ice filled shaker, shake vigorously

 

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