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Summer cocktails, anyone?

Evoke a glorious English summer's day even if it's raining, with four cocktails made with Fordington Gin's new English Rose gin

Gin lovers:  another West Country gin to add to your collection!  Dorchester gin queen Ros Nelmes has created a brand new Fordington Gin: English Rose Gin.  Combining the scent and flavours of rose, with strawberries and a hint of vanilla, one sip and you could be sunning yourself in the garden, even when it’s bucketing down.

Cocktail recipes

  • Fill a large balloon glass half full of ice. Add a shot of English Rose Gin, some Fever Tree Mediterranean tonic light  and three cardamom pods. Leave to infuse for a few moments before taking a slurp.
  • Pour a generous shot of English Rose Gin, add a great slosh of Prosecco, drop in a slice of cucumber and sprinkle with edible rose petals.
  • Make a G&T gin to taste, then add a sprig of fresh lavender, a strawberry and a garden mint leaf.
  • Combine with Grand Marnier and top with Champagne – bliss.

Chin, chin!

English Rose Gin is available online. £25 for 35cl 38& ABV, price includes delivery.

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