Spring has arrived in earnest, and if you're anything like us, you're ready to feel refreshed.
There's nothing quite as refreshing as a delicious G&T, and lucky for you - O'Briens Wine feels the same. To celebrate the first hints of summer on the horizon, O'Briens Wine has launched a mahoosive sale on their fave gins just in time for the weekend.
If you're in need of some ginspo, here are six scrumptious gin cocktail recipes to make the most of The Great O'Briens Gin Sale.
Cocktail Recipe: Gin Mare 'Triple Orange' Signature Serve
Enjoy three different textures of orange with this citrus variation of Gin Mare and Tonic.
50ml Gin Mare Mediterranean Gin
1 tsp Bitter Marmalade
2 Dashes Orange Bitters
Premium Tonic Water
Orange Peel to garnish
Muddle the marmalade and Gin Mare in a large gin goblet until combined. Fill goblet with ice and pour in 100-150ml tonic water. Or to taste. Add 2 dashes of orange bitters and stir all together gently with a spoon. Add orange peel to garnish.
Cocktail Recipe: Minke Gin Sour
2oz. Clonakilty Minke Gin
1oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
½ Ounce of Honey
1 Egg White
Place all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and dry shake vigorously. Add ice and shake again until frosted, double strain over ice into selected glass.
Cocktail Recipe: Tanqueray No. Ten & Tonic
A twist on the classic cocktail for a more refreshing taste.
50ml Tanqueray No. Ten
25ml Pink Grapefruit Juice
12.5ml Sugar Syrup
8 Mint Leaves
Add 8 mint leaves to a julep/highball glass and muddle. Fill with crushed ice. Add Tanqueray No. Ten, pink grapefruit juice and sugar syrup. Stir to mix and cap with more crushed ice.
Cocktail Recipe: Glendalough Bees Knees
60ml Glendalough Wild Botanical Gin
20ml Honey Syrup (1:1 ratio, hot water to honey)
20ml Fresh Lemon Juice
Garnish Lemon Twist
Combine all ingredients in a shaker. Shake, strain into a chilled glass and garnish.
Cocktail Recipe: Brockmans Berry Breeze
50ml Brockmans Gin
20ml Fresh Grapefruit Juice
40ml Cranberry Juice
25ml St. Germain
20ml Lime Juice
Garnish: An orange twist and edible flowers
Combine all the ingredients with ice to a shaker. Shake and strain into highball glass full of ice cubes. Garnish with a twist of orange zest and edible flowers.
Cocktail Recipe: Chinnery Gin Buck
35ml Chinnery Gin
100ml Ginger Ale
Juice of half a lime
Lime Wheel, to garnish
Pour one measure of Chinnery Gin (35ml) into a highball glass. Add the juice of half a lime. Fill the glass with ice and top off with ginger ale. Garnish with a wedge of lime or a lime wheel.
The O'Briens Great Gin Sale features a collection of Irish and International Gins available across their 34 stores and online.