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Tea for Two and a G&T! Edinburgh

Tea for Two and a G&T! Edinburgh

Edinburgh Gin, founded in 2010, undoubtedly reawakened what could be likened to the renaissance of the quintessentially Old World gin. Edinburgh’s gin distilling customs, after all, dates back to the infamous gin craze of the 1700s. Rather than simply adopting traditional gin distillation practices, however, Edinburgh Gin flavours embraced modern technologies. The result is pure, fine-grade gin distilled to perfection.

Gin as good as this can be enjoyed in an uncomplicated cocktail fix. Gin this absolutely clean is guaranteed to effortlessly deliver a lovely tipple however way you choose to mix it and delight in it. 

Below are four tempting gin-based cocktails you can try with Edinburgh Gin miniatures.

1. The Sicilian Spritz.

The Sicilian Spritz

Italian-inspired refreshment with a gin tipple raised from Scottish traditions, this drink must be the most refreshing gin cocktail to complement the most intense heatwave of summer. While there are so many variations of what goes into a spritz, this particular recipe combines the Edinburgh Lemon and Jasmine Gin with traditional Limoncello, and lemon juice. 

What you’ll need:

½ jigger Edinburgh Lemon and Jasmine Gin

½ jigger Limoncello

1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice

2 sprigs of fresh thyme

Simply combine the first three ingredients in a shaker with crushed ice. Strain the contents into a ball glass filled with large rocks of ice. Garnish with the 2 sprigs of thyme.

2. Seaside G&T Pair.

Seaside G&T Pair

Delight in the pleasant blend of botanicals and sea salt in this G&T made with the Seaside Edinburgh Gin. Serve it to your guests as a welcome drink and pair with fresh seafoods, whether grilled or lightly baked.

What you’ll need:

1 jigger Seaside Edinburgh Gin (more if you prefer more tipple)

1 jigger tonic water

2 sprigs thyme

Lemon twist

Fill a ball glass with large chunks of ice. Pour over Seaside Edinburgh Gin. Then, pour over tonic water. Garnish with 2 sprigs of thyme and lemon twist.

3. Classic Edinburgh Gin G&T.

Classic Edinburgh Gin G&T

The perfect serve for the most classic expression in the Edinburgh range needs no fancy fixes. This simple and straightforward gin and tonic cocktail allows the perfect purity and simplicity of the Classic Edinburgh Gin to come through from the start, all the way to the finish.

What you’ll need:

1 jigger Edinburgh Gin

1 jigger tonic water

Orange peel to garnish

Fill a ball glass with big chunks of ice. Pour over the Edinburgh Gin. Then, pour over the tonic water. Give it a light stir. Either squeeze the orange peel on the rim or add a dash of freshly grated orange peel to the mix. Use some more orange peel twist to garnish. 

4. Rhubarb & Ginger G&T.

Rhubarb & Ginger G&T

The tippled thrill that captures one of the most well-loved flavours reminiscent of the old English countryside is now bottled. Enjoy with a freshly-baked bread and homemade preserve.

What you’ll need:

1 jigger Edinburgh Gin Rhubarb & Ginger Gin Liqueur

Ginger ale

Lime wheel for garnish

Fill a ball glass with ice. Pour over the gin liqueur. Add more if you prefer a stronger tipple. Then pour over the ginger ale. Give the mixture a light stir. 

Simple and tasty that comes with a tipple, there must be 1001 ways to enjoy an Edinburgh Gin. Go on a gin-tasting adventure with the Edinburgh Gin gift set. It also does make an elegant present for a family or friend celebrating an important milestone.

Frequently Asked Questions : 

1. How to serve gin and tonic?

Always serve G&T over the rocks. Try any of the variants above to enjoy G&T in four amazing ways.

2. Where to buy Edinburgh Gin?

Edinburgh Gin is available in-store and online. Full bottles are available but if you intend to get a gin for a single-serve G&T fix, miniature gin bottles are the more ideal.


  • Sep 18, 2020
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