Graveney Gin Cocktails

Now there is nothing wrong with a classic gin and tonic but if you fancy something different, then these easy recipes are simply delicious.

All cocktails serve 1



French 75

·       45ml Graveney Gin

·       15ml lemon juice

·       7.5ml sugar syrup*

·       Champagne, Prosecco or any bubbles you choose

Add gin, lemon juice and syrup to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake. Strain into an empty glass. Top up with champagne. Garnish with peel or a wheel of lemon.



Blackberry Bramble

·       60ml Graveney Gin

·       30ml fresh lemon juice (preferably)

·       15ml sugar syrup*

·       15ml Crème de Mure

Add the gin, lemon and sugar syrup to a shaker. Shake well. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass. Gently pour the Crème de Mure over the top, creating the ‘bramble’ type effect. Garnish with fresh or frozen blackberries and limes.



Pear, Apple & Thyme Fizz

·       1 ripe pear

·       1/2 green apple

·       60ml Graveney Gin

·       1 tablespoon honey

·       2 tablespoons lemon juice

·       Soda Water to top up

·       Thyme to decorate

·       Ice

Remove cores and seeds from the pear and apple. Run through juicer and add lemon juice immediately**. Shake juice with gin and honey. Pour over ice, top with soda water, and garnish, apple, pear and a sprig of thyme.

*How to make the sugar syrup from scratch

·       60ml water

·       50g caster sugar

On a hot pan, dissolve all the sugar into warm water and make sure that it does not boil. Pour into a glass jar once cooled and store for 1 month.

**If you do not have a juicer, remove cores and seeds from fruit and boil until very soft. Blend/ strain or mash until puree consistency