Cocktail Time!

Our ‘Outstanding Natural Spirits’ are inspiring our Head of Mixology - Oliver Morris, to create some amazing new cocktails and reinvent some of the classics too. So pick up a bottle, get ready with your muddler and let Ollie guide you through the world of Cotswolds Distillery cocktails.
TELLING THE BEES

A fruity cocktail with the aroma and flavour of honey; the mead & citrus notes balance the sweetness, with the gin adding botanical complexity.

INGREDIENTS
- 50ml Cotswolds Dry Gin
- 18ml traditional mead
- 25ml orange juice
- 25ml apple juice
- 12.5ml lime juice
- 1 bar spoon of honey

HOW TO CREATE
Mix the gin and honey in a shaker until the honey dissolves, add other ingredients, shake over ice & fine strain into a chilled martini glass.

EMBELLISH
Orange peel

COTSWOLDS BLOSSOMS

An aromatic cocktail, delicate and dry. The tartness of the grapefruit enhances the citrus elements of the gin, finishing with a floral note.

INGREDIENTS
- 50ml Cotswolds Dry Gin
- 15ml elderflower liqueur
- 15ml Lillet Blanc
- 25ml grapefruit juice
- 5ml rose water

HOW TO CREATE
Shake all ingredients over ice, fine strain & serve into a chilled martini glass.

EMBELLISH
Edible blossom

LAVENDER FIELDS

Subtly sweet, lavender flavoured cocktail. Martini-style dryness up front, with a herby, aromatic finish.

INGREDIENTS
- 65ml Cotswolds Dry Gin
- 18ml dry vermouth
- 8ml lavender syrup
- 2 drops of lavender bitters

HOW TO CREATE
Shake all ingredients over ice, fine strain & serve into a chilled martini glass.

EMBELLISH
Lavender sprig

FRANCHINO’S NEGRONI

Named after our head distiller, Nickolas Franchino. This namesake cocktail is bitter sweet, full of Italian spirit, and rather refreshing.

INGREDIENTS
- 25ml Cotswolds Dry Gin
- 25ml Campari
- 25ml grapefruit juice
- 8ml sugar syrup
- 2 drops of grapefruit bitters
- Top up with Indian tonic water

HOW TO CREATE
Place first 5 ingredients into an ice-filled shaker, shake and strain over ice in a hi ball glass, top up with tonic & serve.

EMBELLISH
Slice of dried grapefruit

COTSWOLDS GIN SOUR

A variation on the classic. Silky smooth, with fresh citrus to balance the complexity of the gin.

INGREDIENTS
- 50ml Cotswolds Dry Gin
- 25ml lime juice
- 12.5ml sugar syrup
- ½ egg white (optional)
- 2 dashes of aromatic bitters (such as Angostura)

HOW TO CREATE
Place all ingredients into an ice-filled shaker, shake and serve over ice in an Old Fashioned glass.

EMBELLISH
Mint & lime wedge

G, TEA & T

Light and refreshing tea-based cocktail. Deliciously floral with a sweet finish. We made our own tea from linden leaves, but any light fruit tea would work here.

INGREDIENTS
- 50ml Cotswolds Dry Gin
- 25ml elderflower liqueur
- 30ml cold linden blossom tea (or a fruit tea)
- 12ml lime juice
- 8ml sugar syrup
- Top up with Indian tonic water

HOW TO CREATE
Place first 5 ingredients into an ice-filled shaker, shake and strain over ice in a hi ball glass, top up with tonic & serve.

EMBELLISH
Viola flower

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