AUTUMN COCKTAILS

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.



BRAMBLE

A contemporary twist on the sweet & sour classic. We have substituted the lemon with fresh lime, as this complements the citrus botanicals in the gin.

INGREDIENTS
  • 50ml Cotswolds Dry Gin
  • 25ml Lime juice
  • 12.5ml Sugar syrup
  • 12.5ml Crème de mûre
HOW TO CREATE

Place gin, lime & sugar into an ice filled shaker, shake and strain into an Old Fashioned glass filled with crushed ice. Drizzle Crème de mûre through the ice.

EMBELLISH

Fresh blackberries and a wedge of lime.

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COTSWOLDS MULE

Our 1616 Barrel Aged Gin has notes of cassia, nutmeg and orange peel, making it a wonderfully festive spirit. We add the King's Ginger liqueur for spice and body, and lime juice for a fresh citrus balance to this botanical mix. The splash of ginger ale will create a cool fresh spice on the palate, or you can top up with ginger beer for fiery depth.

INGREDIENTS
  • 50ml 1616 Barrel Aged Gin
  • 15ml The King's Ginger liqueur
  • 15ml Lime juice
  • 8ml Triple sec
  • Top up with ginger ale or ginger beer
HOW TO CREATE

Place the first 4 ingredients into an ice filled shaker, shake and strain into ice filled copper mug & top up with Ginger Ale – stir & serve.

EMBELLISH

Mint, lime & ginger

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VELVET ALEXANDER

The Christmas drink. Silky smooth and creamy, this will bring back memories of what Christmas used to be like. A great balanced cocktail, with the gin cutting through the Advocaat and the sherry creating depth and a hint of nutty flavour.

INGREDIENTS
  • 45ml Cotswolds Dry Gin
  • 45ml Advocaat
  • 20ml Medium-sweet sherry (or Cotswolds Distillery Spirited Sherry)
HOW TO CREATE

Place all the ingredients into an ice filled shaker, shake and fine strain into a chilled Martini glass.

EMBELLISH

Grated nutmeg

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APPLE & BLACKBERRY CRUMBLE

Forget baking! This delicious dessert cocktail showcases sweet and tart autumn delights with a delicious crumble finish.

INGREDIENTS
  • 45ml Cotswolds Dry Gin
  • 8 Blackberries
  • 15ml Cinnamon Liqueur
  • 12.5ml Lime juice
  • 50ml Apple Juice
  • 8ml Orgeat (almond syrup)
HOW TO CREATE

Rim the martini glass with oat crumble. Muddle 8 blackberries in the Boston tin, fill with ice and add all the other ingredients. Shake and strain into a martini glass and serve.

EMBELLISH

Crumble rim, apple & blackberry

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HONEYBEE HARVEST

The result of all the bee's hard work! This orchard delight combines sweet fruit with honey flavour and herbal notes from the Krupnik & gin.

INGREDIENTS
  • 50ml Cotswolds Dry Gin
  • 25ml Krupnik Honey Liqueur
  • Bar spoon of local wild honey
  • 15ml Lime juice
  • 25ml Apple Juice
  • 50ml Pear Juice
HOW TO CREATE

Place the ingredients into an ice-filled shaker, shake and strain into ice filled Copa glass & serve.

EMBELLISH

Apple crisp & honeycomb.

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BITTER PARTY OF 9

Fresh grapefruit draws out the citrus notes of the Cotswolds Dry Gin, complemented by a clean orange sweetness from the Cointreau. Our signature Grapefruit Bitters will balance the two and intensify the flavours of this zingy cocktail.

INGREDIENTS
  • 35ml Cotswolds Dry Gin
  • 35ml Cointreau
  • 35ml fresh grapefruit juice
  • 3 dashes of Cotswolds Grapefruit Bitters
HOW TO CREATE

Place all ingredients except the bitters into an ice-filled shaker, shake and fine strain into a chilled Martini glass. Add dashes of Grapefruit Bitters.

EMBELLISH

Grapefruit peel

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CASK 1849

Mix Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky in a boston tin with the honey, add lemon and maple syrup – add ice and shake. Strain over ice in a beer glass and top up with Hooky Gold. Add 2 x dashes of aromatic bitters.

INGREDIENTS
  • 50ml Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky
  • Hook Norton Brewery ‘Hooky Gold’
  • 25ml lemon juice
  • 15ml maple syrup
  • 2 dashes of aromatic bitters
  • Bar spoon of honey
HOW TO CREATE

Place the ingredients into an ice-filled shaker, shake and strain into ice filled Copa glass & serve.

EMBELLISH

Slice of orange

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WHITE LADY

A classic cocktail, which showcases the spices from the Cotswolds Dry Gin and a fresh citrus finish.

INGREDIENTS
  • 50ml Cotswolds Dry Gin
  • 25ml lemon juice
  • 25ml Cointreau
  • 12ml sugar syrup
  • ½ egg white
HOW TO CREATE

Dry-shake all ingredients, add ice to shaker, shake, fine-strain & serve into a chilled martini glass.

EMBELLISH

Lemon peel.

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