Three Tanqueray No. 10 cocktails for Christmas

There are many great things to enjoy at Christmas: roast dinners, repeats of The Vicar of Dibley, putting up the Christmas tree and shooing carollers with a rottweiler. But most of all, Christmas is a time to be merry. And what better way to be merry than with a nice cocktail?

Any Yuletide can be spiced up with a dash of Art Deco cool – which is why we bring you these delicious cocktail recipes made with Tanqueray No. Ten.

Concocted with the martini in mind, Tanqueray No. Ten has subtle hints of hand-picked citrus fruit, and exudes 1920s class. The No. Ten bottle, meanwhile, draws upon the Art Deco period, shaped as a traditional cocktail shaker that narrows to 10 slim facets meeting at the base, mirroring a juicer at the bottom.

Tanqueray No. Ten has a distinctive profile of chamomile, juniper, lime, grapefruit and orange, giving it a smooth, fresh and lively character. It’s also exceptionally smooth, which makes it a great gin for any occasion.

Below are three different but classic martini serves that are perfect to sip at a festive affair.

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Tanqueray No. Ten Silver Martini

Available at The Langham

There’s never a party where a Martini isn’t appropriate. This beautiful silver glass adds a touch of glamour to any party

Ingredients

50ml Tanqueray No. Ten
2-4 dashes of Vermouth

Method

Stir all ingredients together and strain into a chilled silver martini glass, garnish with a grapefruit twist or olive.

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Dill or No Dill

Created by WORLD CLASS™ UK Winner Gareth Evans
Available at Social Eating House

A light and refreshing cocktail with savoury notes of dill, this makes for a unique aperitif.

Ingredients

  • 50ml Tanqueray No. Ten
  • 15ml elderflower syrup
  • 10ml fresh lemon juice
  • 30ml cucumber water
  • 2 sprigs of dill
  • 1 pinch of smoked salt

Method

Place all ingredients into a chilled shaker and shake. Fine strain into a coupette and garnish with another sprig of dill pegged to the glass.

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Madame Camomile

Created by WORLD CLASS™ UK Winner Gareth Evans
Available at City Social

A twist on the classic white lady, this drink illustrates the versatility of gin.

Ingredients

  • 40ml Tanqueray No. Ten
  • 20ml camomile-infused creme de peche
  • 20ml lemon juice
  • 15ml egg white

Method

Shake and strain into a silver-rimmed coupette. Garnish with camomile flowers on the side.

Madame camomile photograph by Chris Gentile.

Tanqueray No. Ten’s Art Deco bottle is available from Alexander and James.

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