Gin Tin – Recipes

Spiced Pear Gin

Ingredients 
Gin 50ml
Lemon 25ml
Pear Syrup 25ml
Egg White 1
Spiced Pear Syrup
Pears 4  cored and cubed
Star Anise 1 plus more to serve
Cinammon 1 stick broken in half
Caster Sugar 250g

Method

STEP 1
To make the spiced pear syrup, put the ingredients in a pan with 250ml water and simmer for 20-30 minutes until the flavours have infused. Leave to cool.
 
STEP 2
To make the cocktail, put all of the ingredients into a cocktail shaker without ice and shake vigorously. Open the shaker, fill with ice and shake again, then strain into a chilled coupe. Place a star anise on the foam to serve.

Juniper Gin

Ingredients
2 oz Gin (I recommend Monkey 47 as the gins is made from herbal spices giving the drink a tangy crisp citrus note)
200 ml tonic water
slice of lime
Ice cubes filled to the top of your glass
Garnishes – 4 juniper berries, 2 peels of lemon, and a fresh rosemary head

Method

Pour the gin into glas
Fill the glass with ice cubes then throw into the glass your herbs and spices
Squeeze the llice of lime into the glass
Lastly for the ice not to melt pour in the tonic water and stir.
Serve with a straw

Grapefruit & Ginger Gin

Ingredients
Juice of half a grapefruit
1-2 cm knob of fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon of pink peppercorns
1 tablespoon simple syrup (see separate recipe)
3 sage leaves
60ml dry gin
Tonic water
Ice

Method

Juice the grapefruit into a jar or cocktail shaker
Add the grated ginger, crushed pink peppercorns, sage leaves and simple syrup to the container and crush all the ingredients using a cocktail muddler
Add the gin to the cocktail shaker or jar on top of the grapefruit juice and shake vigorously
final step, add ice to the serving glass strain the alcohol in the glass and top it all off with some tonic water.
Garnish as you please. i added a wedge of grapefruit more crushed peppercorns and sage leaves.