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

Difficulty: Easy

Difficulty: Easy

French 75

  • 45ml Graveney Gin

  • 15ml lemon juice

  • 7.5ml sugar syrup*

  • Champagne, Prosecco or any bubbles you choose

Add Graveney 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.

Difficulty: Medium

Difficulty: Medium

Blackberry bramble

  • 60ml Graveney Gin

  • 30ml fresh lemon juice (preferably)

  • 15ml sugar syrup*

  • 15ml Crème de Mure

Add Graveney 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.

Difficulty: Medium

Difficulty: Medium

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 Graveney 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