Cocktail recipes from Carounn Gin

Charlotte Maxwell

Charlotte Maxwell is a Vada Magazine staff writer.

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As we attempt to desperately cling to the remaining moments of summer, we may as well enjoy them to the full. And what better way to do that than with an array of gin cocktails with friends. Don’t fancy making the trip to your local bar? There’s no need to worry, thanks to Carounn Gin, Vada is able to share three tantilising recipes that you can try at home.

Summer Fruits G&T

Ingredients: 1 part Caorunn Gin, 2 parts premium Tonic Water, 1 Braeburn Apple, Mint leaves and Blueberries

To mix: Build ingredients over cubed ice, mix lightly.

To serve: Pour into a highball glass and garnish with apple peel, mint leaves and blueberries.

Summer Solstice

Ingredients: 50ml Caorunn Gin, 25ml Pink Grapefruit Juice, 12.5ml Passion Fruit Syrup, 12.5ml Bitter Truth Apricot Brandy, 2.5ml Absinthe, Dash of Orange Blossom and 4-5 Cardamon pods

To mix: Mix ingredients together in a cocktail shaker

To serve: Pour over crushed ice into a highball glass. Garnish with a grapefruit twist and lime wedge

Summer BBQ

Ingredients: 25ml Caorunn, 25ml sloe gin, 25ml lemon juice, 20 gomme (1:1) and Soda

To mix: Pour the Caorunn, sloe gin, lemon juice and gomme into a cocktail shaker and shake with ice to blend.

To serve: Pour into a glass and top with soda. Garnish with apple slices, a blackberry and a lemon twist

Happy mixing!

About Caorunn Gin

Caorunn gin is handcrafted in small batches in a unique Copper Berry chamber by Gin Master, Simon Buley, with his enviable distilling and spirit expertise. The specialty is created by infusing five locally-foraged botanicals from Speyside including dandelion, heather, Coul blush apple, bog myrtle and rowan berry along with six traditional gin botanicals and natural Scottish water.

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