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Who doesn’t love a cocktail?
We wanted to give you easy to make, tasty drinks, so we asked the awesome mixologist Nesse Jay to help us. Nesse came up with three amazing drinks that show off our Big Seven Gin perfectly. Why not give them ago?
Classic recipes with a twist + easy to find ingredients + minimum effort = Maximum Satisfaction!

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CHAMOMILE & GRAPEFRUIT MARTINI

You'll need: 75ml Big Seven Gin, 25ml Hot Water, 2 Teaspoons Honey, Chamomile Tea Bag, 15ml White Vermouth, 15ml Grapefruit Juice, Martini Glass

Method

1. Load up the Martini Glass with ice and set aside.

2. Put the Chamomile Tea Bag in 25ml of hot water and stir in 2 teaspoons of Honey until you get a consistent colour throughout.

3. Fill a shaker with 2/3 ice and add all ingredients.

4. Shake for 15 seconds.

5. Empty the ice from the Martini Glass before you double strain the ingredients from the shaker into the Martini Glass.

GRAPEFRUIT & BASIL GIN SMASH

You'll need: 60ml Big Seven Gin, 25ml Lemon Juice, 15ml Grapefruit Juice, 6-8 Basil Leaves, Tumbler

Method

1. Tear the Basil Leaves and slap then in your hands to release the oils before dropping them into a shaker.

2. Add remaining ingredients (except Grapefruit Juice) and muddle the Basil.

3. Add ice and shake for 15 seconds.

4. Double Strain into an ice filled Tumbler and pour in the Grapefruit Juice.

CHAMOMILE GIN SOUR

You'll need: 60ml Big Seven Gin, 30ml Lemon Juice, 2 Teaspoons Honey, 1 Chamomile Tea Bag, 15ml Hot Water, Egg White, Slice of Lemon.

Method

1. Pour 15ml of hot water into a cup with the Chamomile Tea Bag and stir in the Honey to set aside until Step 4.

2. Separate the Egg Yolk from the Egg White and ensure only Egg White goes in the Shaker. Dry shake (No ice, just Egg White) for 30 seconds.

3. Add Lemon Juice and ice to the shaker and shake again for 30 seconds.

4. Add the remaining ingredients (minus the Tea Bag) for a final shake of 30 seconds.

5. Double strain into an ice filled Tumbler and add Lemon for garnish.

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