Gin Cocktails | Hanky Panky

All this week we are counting down to World Gin Day on Saturday 14 June with Six Classic Gin Cocktails. It’s finally here! It’s World Gin Day and the last of our Six Classic Gin Cocktail count down. I’ve saved a special one for today. As a feminist and gin writer and cocktail enthusiast, Ada […] Read more…

Gin Cocktails | Gimlet

All this week we are counting down to World Gin Day on Saturday 14 June with Six Classic Gin Cocktails. Are you concerned about nutrition? Cos this cocktail was designed as a health supplement. Yes really! Back in day when navy sailors were at sea for endless months with no fresh food, they had a […] Read more…

Gin Cocktails | Bronx

All this week we are counting down to World Gin Day on Saturday 14 June with Six Classic Gin Cocktails. You’ve almost certainly heard of a Manhattan, it’s one of the most popular and famous cocktails in the world. But did you know there is a cocktail for each of the five boroughs of New York? […] Read more…

White Lady cocktail

Gin Cocktails | White Lady

All this week we are counting down to World Gin Day on Saturday 14 June with Six Classic Gin Cocktails. The White Lady was invented invented by Harry MacElhone of French 75 and Harry’s New York Bar fame. It took him some time to perfect the recipe. He first started making an early version of the White […] Read more…

Bee's Knees cocktail with a shadow

Gin Cocktails | Bee’s Knees

All this week we are counting down to World Gin Day on Saturday 14 June with Six Classic Gin Cocktails. It’s wintery and rainy here in Sydney, so I’m starting with a warming, citrus and honey infused delight. The Bee’s Knees is a prohibition era cocktail. As with many cocktails from this era and earlier, […] Read more…

A negroni by candle light

Gin Cocktails | Negroni Week

This week is Negroni Week all over the world. And I am so pleased because I adore a Negroni! I am so pleased they have come roaring back into fashion of late and they are being really well made. The Negroni is one of the few cocktails to have a relatively undisputed heritage. It was […] Read more…

Gin in Bars | The Clock Hotel

There are two main questions I get when I mention this blog. The first question is ‘what’s your favourite gin?’ Which is a really, really hard question for me to answer; what am I drinking it in? What’s the weather like? Where am I? And I just can’t choose! The question I get a lot […] Read more…

Gin Cocktails | Lady Patricia Mother’s Day cocktail

I inadvertently got my start in understanding gin from my mother. She’s a herbalist so I learnt about herbs and flowers and flavours from as early as I can remember. I taste the difference between echinacea angustifolia and echinacea purpurea from ten paces, but I also learned about things like liquorice root and angelica and […] Read more…

The Absolute Beginners’ Guide to Martinis

The martini is the quintessential gin cocktail. It is a cocktail that lets gin shine with all its ginny goodness. With a little know-how a martini is quite easy to make. Our Absolute Beginners’ Guide to Martinis takes all the guess work out of making martinis with a step-by-step process for the five basic martinis: dry, dirty, wet, perfect […] Read more…

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