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Easy OAG cocktails

Blueberry, lemon and thyme gin fizz

SHOPPING LIST:

  • 50ml Old Amersham Gin London Dry
  • 1x lemon
  • A few sprigs of fresh thyme
  • Blueberries for garnish
  • Soda
  • Simple Syrup

HOW TO:

  • First, fill your glass with ice and add the 50ml Old Amersham Gin London Dry
  • Then, squeeze half of your lemon and add the lemon juice
  • Add 1tsp of simple syrup
  • Top up with soda water
  • Add your fresh thyme and blueberries to garnish
 

Blood Orange and Ginger Ale Cocktail

SHOPPING LIST:

  • 25ml OAG London Dry
  • 50ml Blood Orange Juice
  • 100ml Ginger Ale (We used Karmacola's gingerella)
  • x1 lime
  • 25ml Elderflower Liquor (We used St Germains)

HOW TO:

  • Start by filling your OAG glass with a generous amount of ice
  • Add the 25ml London Dry gin
  • Add the 50ml blood orange juice
  • Crack open the ginger ale and add 100ml
  • Cut your lime in half and squeeze the juice from one half
  • Add the 25ml Elderflower Liquor
  • Finish by adding a segment of orange and garnishing with fresh thym.
 

Cucumber and Grapefruit G&Ts

SHOPPING LIST:

  • 25ml London Dry OAG
  • 1x White grapefruit
  • Cucumber tonic (I used Fevertree)
  • Fresh rosemary
  • Cucumber

HOW TO:

  • Start by preparing your ingredients, cut the grapefruit in half and use a juicer to squeeze as much of the juice out as possible
  • Peel your cucumber to make your garnish, I like to get it as close to the middle as possible
  • Top up your OAG tumbler glass with ice and then add the freshly squeezed grapefruit juice to your glass
  • Curl the cucumber around the edge of the glass
  • Add 25ml OAG London Dry
  • Top up with cucumber tonic
  • Garnish with a wedge of grapefruit and fresh rosemary
 

Sweet but Spicy OAG Cocktail (for the brave)

SHOPPING LIST:

  • 25ml OAG London Dry
  • 1 tsp Honey
  • 1 tsp Granulated sugar
  • Ginger Beer (I used Dalstons)
  • 1 Lime
  • 1 White Grapefruit
  • Mint leaves, jalapenos, pomegranate seeds to garnish

HOW TO:

  • Start by mixing your honey and sugar in the bottom of your glass
  • Cut the lime and the grapefruit in half and use a juicer to squeeze as much of the juice out as you can
  • Add both the freshly squeezed juice to your OAG tumbler
  • Top up with ice
  • Add your OAG London dry
  • Fill up with ginger beer
  • Garnish with a few fresh mint leaves, a handful of pomegranate seeds and a few jalapenos if you are brave!

 

A Well Dressed G&T

SHOPPING LIST:

  • OAG London Dry 25ml
  • 1x Fevertree Mediterranean tonic
  • Rosemary
  • A handful of coriander seed and mixed peppercorns 
  • x1 lemon

HOW TO:

  • Start by cutting your lemon into wedges and pop under the grill on a low heat for 5 minutes (checking often)
  • When your lemon is noticeably charred turn off the heat and let cool
  • Fill your Old Amersham Gin tumbler with ice
  • Add your 25ml OAG London Dry
  • Top up with your tonic
  • Sprinkle your mixed peppercorns and coriander seeds
  • Finish by adding your lemon and a sprig of fresh rosemary

 

An OAG Classic Gimlet

SHOPPING LIST: (makes two)

  • x3 limes
  • 200g caster sugar
  • 100ml OAG London Dry
  • Edible flowers (garnish, optional)

HOW TO: (CORDIAL)

  • Juice x2 limes and add the 200g sugar to a pan
  • Cook on a low heat and add 40ml water
  • Once all the caster sugar is dissolved strain the mixture and leave to cool
  • You will have cordial left over!

HOW TO: (GIMLET)

  • Fill your shaker with ice
  • Add 100ml London Dry and 100ml of your lime cordial
  • Shake, shake, shake!
  • Divide between your two martini glasses
  • Garnish with edible flowers and a lime wheel

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