Gilpin’s Cocktail Secrets
From Negronis to Espresso Martinis, we think you’ll find using Gilpin’s as your star ingredient makes any cocktail so much brighter.
The first rule of cocktail making is that less is often more: Keep it simple and classic.
See below for our top cocktail secrets to show you’re in the know...
GILPIN’S GIN & TONIC
50ml Gilpin's Extra Dry Pour over plenty of ice. Add tonic (2:1) Lemon wedge garnish.
The Secret: use as much (very cold) ice as you can fit in the glass.
GILPIN’S GIN ESPRESSO MARTINI
Get the party going with the best Espresso Martini...
75ml Gilpin's Extra Dry A shot of espresso 25ml Kahlua Shake with ice Strain into a frozen coupe. Garnish with three coffee beans and a twist of orange.
The Secret: Don't make it too sweet, the Kahlua has enough sugar, no syrup needed.
GILPIN’S WHITE LADY
A classic from 1930. 50ml Gilpin's Extra Dry 25ml Cointreau 25ml Lemon Juice (fresh) 10ml sugar syrup (Gomme) 10ml egg white Shake with ice and double strain into chilled coupe.
The Secret: Shake vigourously and serve immediately.
GILPIN’S GIN MARTINI
The original and best.
Noilly Prat Dry White Vermouth (a few drops up to 5ml)
Stir in a jug between 32-48 times, strain into chilled coupe, garnish with olives.
The Secret: Stir don't shake!