On the occasion of World Gin Day, we have curated a list of Gin Cocktail recipes from different mixologists and cafes.
Gin, known for its aromatic botanicals and smooth flavour profile, is a versatile spirit that blends itself beautifully with a wide range of cocktails. From classic favourites to innovative creations, we have curated a selection of Gin cocktail recipes that will tantalize your taste buds and impress your guests. So grab your favourite bottle of gin, dust off your cocktail shaker, and let's embark on a delightful journey through the world of gin cocktails. Cheers to mixing and sipping in style!
A harmonious blend of bitter Campari, aromatic gin, and sweet vermouth, the Negroni entices with its timeless allure and balanced complexity. Sip and savor the perfect symphony of flavors in this classic Italian cocktail. Let's look at the recipe by Poco Loco, Mumbai.
|Sweet Vermouth||30 ml|
Put all the ingredients in a mixing jar with ice, stir well, and pour it over the ice in an old-fashioned glass. Use Orange peel as garnish.
2. The Raj Kapoor
This one is a little sour and spicy cocktail, just like the Indian Actor Raj Kapoor. It is a blend of different vegetables and fruits with some chunks of them to add a bite. Let's look at the recipe by Pritam Da Dhaba, Mumbai.
|Gin - 45 ml||45 ml.|
|Coriander leaves||8/10 nos|
|Oranges chunks||2/3 nos|
|Red/yellow bell pepper chunks||5/6 nos|
|Sweet n Sour mix||-|
|Curry leaves||2/3 nos|
Put all the ingredients in a Martini Glass and shake them well.
3. Uptown Martini
Uptown Martini is a sophisticated cocktail with a gin base, featuring a blend of passion fruit, a hint of lime juice, and honey, garnished with mint spring, delivering a crisp and refreshing flavor with a touch of elegance. Let's look at the recipe by Cafe 49, Mumbai.
|Passion fruit puree||10 ml|
|Mint leaves||5-6 nos|
|Lime juice||5 ml|
|Sugar syrup||5 ml|
|Mint Spring||to garnish|
Put a martini glass in the fridge to chill for 10 mins.
Pour the gin and the rest of the ingredients into a mixing glass or jug filled with ice cubes.
Stir with a mixing spoon until the outside of the glass is very cold, then taste to check the dilution.
If needed, continue to stir until the martini is diluted and chilled to your liking.
4. Chupa Chup
Chupa Chup is a playful cocktail made with chupa chup candies. It's a colourful and tangy-to-taste cocktail with Gin as the base flavour. If you want to invoke the inner child within you, you should definitely go for it. Let's look at the recipe by Poko Loco, Mumbai.
|Homemade Chupa Chup Candy Syrup||30 ml|
|Lime Juice||20 ml|
Pour all the ingredients into a shaker over ice, shake well, and serve it in Martini Glass.
The Sakura cocktail is a delightful blend of cherry blossom-infused liquour and delicate floral notes. It's pink hue and enchanting aroma evoke the beauty and elegance of Japan's iconic cherry blossoms. Let's look at the recipe by Someplace Else, Mumbai
|Peach puree||45 ml|
|Macroot leaves||4- 5 nos|
|Lime juice||15 ml|
|Orange blossom water||5 sprays|
Mix all the ingredients together in a Boston shaker filled with ice, shake well, and double-strain the drink.
6. The Praan
Vivid and nice, are two words to describe The Praan. It's a Gin based cocktail with peach schnapps, ginger, lime, sugar syrup, tabasco, beetroot, and rosemary so you will get a burst of flavours in your mouth while you have that and might as well confuse your taste buds. Let's look at the recipe by Pritam Da Dhaba, Mumbai
|Peach schnapps||15 ml|
|Sugar syrup||20 ml|
|Beetroot juice||60 ml|
Shake all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker and strained them into a brandy balloon glass. Garnish it with Rosemerry.
7. Higo Lima
The Higo Lima cocktail delights with a fusion of rich fig flavours and zesty lime zest. A sip of a harmonious blend of sweetness and citrus leaves a refreshing taste on the palate. Let's look at the recipe by Poco Loco, Mumbai.
|Homemade Figs Syrup||30 m|
|Lime Juice||15 ml|
Pour all the ingredients in a shaker over ice, shake well, and serve it in Crystal Glass.