Raise a glass to Negroni Week

Let's toast to this well-known traditional beverage during this World Negroni Week. After a long day of crunching figures at work, this is definitely the ideal time to upgrade your home bar and try these 3 energising gin cocktail ideas.

Let's toast to this well-known traditional beverage during this World Negroni Week. After a long day of crunching figures at work, this is definitely the ideal time to upgrade your home bar and try these 3 energising gin cocktail ideas.

FRENCH 75

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Ingredients

10ml trouvaille gin

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10ml orange liqueur

10ml lemon juice

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5ml sugar

Champagne or fizz of your choice

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How to prepare

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Mix the trouvaille, orange liqueur, and lemon juice together in a champagne flute and top with chilled champagne or fizz of your choice.

The fizz will bring out the flavour of the gin, but if you are not a fizz fan you can replace it with chilled water.

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GIN - ESPRESSO MARTINI

Ingredients

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50 ml trouvaille gin

25 ml espresso (very cold)

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25 ml coffee liqueur or any syrup of your choice

Orange twist for garnish

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How to prepare

The trick for getting the foam for this one lies in the way you shake it, so to get that foam, shake it in a dry shaker.

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Mix all the ingredients in a dry shaker and shake it a little harder than you would for other drinks.

Then pour it into a tall chilled cocktail glass.

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Garnish with an orange twist.

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CUCUMBER, BASIL AND GIN SPLASH

Ingredients

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30 ml Trouvaille Gin

3 cucumber slices

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5-7 basil leaves

2 tsp sugar syrup

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Half lemon juice

Crushed ice

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How to prepare

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Muddle cucumber slices along with basil leaves in a shaker, so that they are crushed enough to release their flavour.

Add sugar syrup, lemon juice, trouvaille gin, and crushed ice in the cocktail shaker.

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Now strain the cocktail in a glass and garnish it with some cucumber strips and fresh basil leaves.

This one will surely leave you refreshed and asking for more.
 

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