Juniper to Gin!

Juniper to Gin!

Posted by on Mar 5, 2018 in Gin Cocktails | No Comments

A juniper berry is the female seed produced by the various species of junipers. It is not a true berry but is a cone with unusually fleshy and merged scales. This gives it a berry-like appearance. Juniperus Communis is one of a handful of species which is used as a spice in cooking and is […]

The Perfect Tonic

The Perfect Tonic

Posted by on Mar 1, 2018 in Gin Cocktails | No Comments

Once you have found your perfect gin, its important to find the perfect tonic. In a taste test, Fever Tree Mediterranean’s lemon thyme and rosemary notes came out well along with Fentiman’s tonic water. Sainsbury’s own label tonic was deemed too sweet when drunk alone, however it sat really well with dry gins similar to […]

The Admirals cup

The Admirals cup

Posted by on Feb 20, 2018 in Gin Cocktails | No Comments

Ingredients: 50ml Invincible #Portsmouth dry gin 50 ml Lemon Juice 100ml boiling water 25ml Honey 3 Cloves Garnish: Slice of Lemon Cinnamon Stick Directions: Add the gin, honey, cloves and lemon juice to a heat resistant jar. Add boiling water Stir until honey has fully dissolved. Garnish with a slice of lemon and cinnamon stick […]

The Midshipman

The Midshipman

Posted by on Feb 20, 2018 in Gin Cocktails | No Comments

The Midshipman (AKA The perfect Negroni) 25ml Invincible Portsmouth Dry Gin 25ml Campari 25ml Sweet vermouth Zest of orange Cherry (optional) Method Fill a mixing glass full of ice. Stir well until blended. Strain into a rocks glass preferably over a large ice cube or sphere. Peel an orange over the glass to ensure you […]

The Bosuns Twist

The Bosuns Twist

Posted by on Feb 20, 2018 in Gin Cocktails | No Comments

Ingredients:   50ml Invincible Portsmouth Dry Gin 15ml Limoncello  Naturally light fever tree tonic 2 sprigs of lemon thyme Slice of lemon (optional)   Method:   Shake the Invincible dry gin, Limoncello and 1 x thyme sprig in a cocktail shaker with cubed ice.   Fill a copa de ballon with ice and the slice […]