Sassy Spring Cocktails to enjoy over Easter
Get ready to celebrate the first day of Spring (20th March) and Easter (12th April) with these 9 gorgeous cocktails.
Fill a Copa glass with plenty of ice and 50ml Cotswolds Dry Gin.
Top with Fever Tree tonic and garnish with a slice of grapefruit and a bay leaf.
Cotswolds Dry Gin RRP: £34.95 for 70cl. ABV: 46%
Gin 1689 – The Queen Mary Edition G&T
Fill a Copa glass with plenty of ice and 50ml Gin 1689 – The Queen Mary Edition.
Top with tonic and garnish with raspberries and sliced strawberries.
Gin 1689 The Queen Mary Edition RRP: from £37.95 for 70cl. ABV: 38.5%
J&B Rare Whisky Sour
Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add 50ml J&B Rare, 35ml Lemon Juice, 17.5ml sugar syrup,
3 dashes of Angostura Aromatic Bitters and 1 egg white and shake until the surface
of the shaker feels chilled. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a black maraschino cherry and
a fresh lemon slice
J&B Rare RRP: £22.50 for 70cl. ABV: 40%
Kokoro Yuzu Star
Fill a highball glass with ice and add 45ml Kokoro Yuzu & Ginger Gin Liqueur.
Top with 60ml Champagne, 60ml Soda Water and a dash of Tonic Bitters.
Garnish with lemon slices.
Kokoro Yuzu & Ginger Gin Liqueur RRP: £12.50 for 20cl or £20.50 for 50cl. ABV: 20%
Union Rum Spirited Maverick
Pour 50ml Spirited Union Lemon & Leaf, 20ml Passion Fruit Puree, 30ml Fresh Lemon Juice and 15ml Vanilla Syrup in a shaker.
Shake with ice and strain into pre-chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with passionfruit wheel float.
Union Rum Lemon & Leaf RRP: £29.95 for 70cl. ABV: 38%
Lowlander Yuzu & Grapefruit Beer
Fill a tumbler glass with Lowlander Yuzu & Grapefruit Beer.
Garnish with a slice of grapefruit.
Lowlander Yuzu & Grapefruit RRP: from £2.60 per 33cl bottle. ABV: 2.5%
Lowlander Yuzu & Grapefruit Beer is also available from Notonthehighstreet.com in the Lowlander Botanical Beer Explorer Gift Pack for £24.
This Gift Pack also includes Lowlander Islander Summer Ale, Lowlander 0.00% Wit, Lowlander Grapefruit Pale Ale & Lowlander I.P.A.
Barentsz Mandarin & Jasmine Martini
Pour 55ml Barentsz Mandarin & Jasmine, 15ml triple sec (Grand Marnier), 15ml dry vermouth and a dash of orange bitters into a shaker half-filled with cracked ice.
Shake well and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.
Barentsz Mandarin & Jasmine RRP: From £36.95 for 70cl in a luxury gift carton. ABV: 40%
Fill a highball glass with ice and 50ml Pinkster Gin.
Top with Fever-Tree tonic and garnish with raspberries and a sprig of mint.
Pinkster Gin RRP: From £35.00 for 70cl. ABV: 37.5%
Jaisalmer Golden Fort
Pour 50ml Jaisalmer Gin over cubed ice. Add 15ml fresh lime juice, 10ml Cinnamon Syrup and 50ml Cloudy Apple Juice.
Garnish with an apple fan of 3 slices and add grated nutmeg on top (optional).
Jaisalmer Indian Craft Gin RRP: From £34.95 for 70cl. ABV: 43%