11 Deadly Gin Recipes To Kick Off Your Friday Night In Style

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Nothing – nothing – says 'weekend' like a beautiful gin cocktail.

And while this may have just been a four-day week, you still deserve to kick off your shoes and relax with a glass of something very tasty in your hand.

If that's what you're after, look no further...

1. Rosemary lemon ginger gin cocktail

Three flavours that were absolutely born to live together, like Romeo, Juliet and... um, Juliet's pet cat?

Add in gin, and you're on to a real winner.

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2. Lime-Grapefruit-Basil Gin Punch

Lives up to its name and packs a real punch – and contains a fruity, fantastic compendium of delicious tastes.

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3. The Lady Jane

Earl Gray tea, you say?

Colour us intrigued.

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4. Gin, elderflower and prosecco cocktail

Just when you thought it couldn't get any better, we went in and threw in some prosecco. Prosecco!

You're welcome.

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5. Gin cocktail with honey and lemon cordial

Honey and lemon – another flavour combo that belongs in the annals of perfect pairings. Yum.

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6. Rosemary and gin sparkling lemonade

We said it before, and we'll say it again – when it comes to gin, rosemary is an absolute winner. In this glass, it offsets the sweetness of the lemonade to absolute perfection. 

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7. Earl Gray tea cocktail

Our second Earl Gray concoction on this list – the Lady Jane also contains it – but this provides a much darker and smoother finish. It won't take much work to get this down to a... tea.

Sorry.

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8. Pomegranate and grapefruit gin cocktail

Pomegranate?

Pomegranate?

Yes indeed – you read correctly. The world's best fruit with the world's best drink, at long last.

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9. Wood Sorrel Gin Smash

The ingredients for this sweet, Irish-inspired concoction may be a little bit trickier to source – but trust us, it'll be worth the effort.

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10. Jasmine Gin Fizz

Earl Gray is great and all – but just wait until you've tried out this jazzy jasmine tea version. 

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11. Gin and tonic

You hardly thought we were going to be leaving this absolute CLASSIC off the list, now, did you?

This is a great way to make the best mixer of all time – yup, we said it – in the best way possible. Yum.

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Written By

Aidan Coughlan

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