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7 of the Best Gin Summer Cocktails

Best Summer Cocktails

With the summer months fast approaching, the allure of cocktails grows. Today, we’re going to be exploring some of the best gin summer cocktails. What could be better than combining two favourites to cope with the heat?

1. Pina Colada Bloom

When we start thinking about cocktails and summer, a lot of us will immediately start thinking about sipping pina coladas on the beach. This twist on a classic cocktail is certain to impress your taste buds.

 

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Ingredients:

• 40ml Bloom Gin
• 60ml Pineapple Juice
• 20ml Coco Lopez
• Lime

Method:

1. Pour your Bloom Gin, pineapple juice and Coco Lopez into a blender.
2. Squeeze in a dash of lime.
3. Blend and pour into a glass of your choice.
4. Garnish with a slice of pineapple.

Pina Colada
Pina Colada

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2. Elderflower Collins

This delightful recipe is the perfect addition to an afternoon spent in the garden, and a charming elderflower upgrade to the classic gin and tonic that we all know and love.

 

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Ingredients:

• 50ml Edinburgh Classic Gin
• 20ml Edinburgh Gin’s Elderflower Liqueur
• Lemon Juice
• Tonic Water

Method:

1. Pour your gin and liqueur into a shaker with ice.
2. Add a dash of lemon juice.
3. Shake and pour into an ice-filled glass.
4. Top your glass up with tonic water.

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3. Bakewell Tart Fizz

Bakewell tarts and other traditional treats are the perfect addition to a warm day, but what if you could drink them? Well, with this delightful gin those hints of cherry and almond will be yours to enjoy whenever you want to.

 

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Ingredients:

• 40ml Bakewell Gin
• Sparkling Wine
• Cherries

Method:

1. Pour 40ml of Bakewell Tart Gin into your glass.
2. Top with chilled sparkling wine.
3. Garnish with cherries to pay homage to those delectable undertones.

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4. Manchester Gin Fog Cutter

If you want to really capture the ambience of white sand beaches and plenty of alcohol in Hawaii, then a Fog Cutter made with Manchester Gin’s Signature Gin might be exactly what you need to get through the summer.

 

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Ingredients:

• 30ml Manchester Gin’s Signature Gin
• 15ml Brandy
• 15ml Rum
• 50ml Fresh Orange Juice
• 10ml Lemon Juice
• 20ml Almond Syrup

Method:

1. Add your Manchester Gin, brandy, rum, fresh orange juice and lemon juice to a shaker.
2. Shake, add your almond syrup, and then shake some more.
3. Pour and enjoy.

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5. Love Gin Liqueur Raspberry Fizz

Eden Mill’s Love Gin Liqueur is a lovely addition to a warm day on its own, but add it to a cocktail recipe and you have a recipe for perfection on your hands. Perfection with a delightful hint of raspberries and meringues.

 

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Ingredients:

• 30ml Eden Mill’s Love Gin Liqueur
• Sparkling Wine
• Raspberries

Method:

1. Pour your pink-hued gin into your glass.
2. Top your glass up with chilled sparkling wine.
3. Garnish with fresh raspberries.

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6. Rives Pink Gin with Lemonade

What could possibly be better than sipping on a glass of cold lemonade with ice under a blue sky? Well, sipping on a glass that also contains a dash of Rives Pink Gin would be a very good starting point.

 

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Ingredients:

• 50ml Rives Pink Gin
• 100ml Lemonade
• Strawberries

Method:

1. Fill your glass with as much ice as you desire.
2. Pour 50ml of Rives Pink Gin into your glass and top it up with lemonade.
3. Garnish your cocktail with strawberries to really complement the hint of strawberries in your gin.
4. Enjoy!

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7. Aber Falls Citrus Fizz

This enchanting recipe has been brought to our attention by Aber Falls, and after taking it on a trial run we are happy to say that it works perfectly in the summer.

 

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Ingredients:

• 25ml Aber Falls Orange Marmalade Gin
• 50ml White Wine
• 75ml Carbonated Water

Method:

1. Fill your glass with as much ice as you want.
2. Pour your Aber Falls Orange Marmalade Gin into your glass.
3. Top it off with white wine and carbonated water.
4. Enjoy.

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Conclusion

There you have it, the best gin summer cocktails for a hot day spent under the sun. If you would like to read more of our delightful gin cocktail recipes, then click here.

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Kimberley L

Writer at Gin & Tonicly.