8 Game of Thrones gin cocktails every fan needs to try

It's back! Are you as excited about the return of Game of Thrones to our screens this week as we are? Don't worry if you haven't had a chance to catch up yet, we won't spoil anything - but we will suggest that you give at least one of these of these Game of Thrones-themed cocktails a go when you settle down to watch the next episode. Sounds like a good deal to us...

House Stark Martini

100ml tonic
30ml gin
Lemon Juice
Caster Sugar

Method:

Pour the tonic into a plastic container and put in the freezer until completely frozen.

Put some sugar in a saucer. Smear the rim of a Martini glass with a little lemon juice and dip in the sugar.

Take your frozen tonic out the freezer and crush it up with a spoon. Add the crushed tonic ice to the Martini glass. Pour gin and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice over the top.

Winter is Coming

50mls Gin

12.5mls limoncello

25mls Grand Marnier

Juniper berries, cassia bark & nutmeg

Method:

Set alight, toss from flaming cup to flaming cup and then fling into a large warmed brandy balloon and serve flaming.

White Walker

Source: Shortcross Gin

35ml Shortcross Wild Clover Gin

12.5ml Lime Juice

12.5ml Lemon Juice

30ml Sugar syrup

35ml Double Cream

20ml Egg white

2 dashes orange bitters

Method:

Vigorously shake all the ingredients with ice for as long as you can  - at least a couple of minutes if you can manage it! Strain into a chilled glass and garnish with orange peel.

House Baratheon Cocktail

50 ml water
50 ml honey
50 ml gin
30 ml lemon juice
30 ml fresh orange juice

Method:

First, make a honey syrup by gently warming the honey and water together in a small pan. When the mixture boils, take off the heat and leave it to cool completely. 

Put 30 ml of the cooled syrup into a cocktail shaker. Add the remaining ingredients, shake with ice, strain and pour into a glass.

Valar Morgulis

50mls Gin

3 dashes of absinthe

20mls lemon juice

100mls tonic water

sprig of rosemary, sprig of lavender

Method:

Shake all the ingredients except the tonic and double strain into a glass (or drinking horn, if you have one lying around) packed with crushed ice. Top with the tonic water.

The Spider

30ml gin
30ml dry vermouth
30ml Lillet Blanc
12 drops rose water

Method:
Stir all ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.

 

House Tyrell

4 mint leaves
4 basil leaves
1 tablespoon sugar
50ml lime juice
80ml gin
Soda water

Method:

Muddle the basil, mint and sugar thoroughly in a cocktail shaker. Add the lime juice, gin and ice cubes. Shake and pour into a glass. Top up with soda water. Garnish with lime quarters and some extra mint and basil leaves.

Corpse Reviver #2

Source: Saveur

Source: Saveur

30m gin
30ml Cocchi Americano or Lillet Blanc
30ml Cointreau
30ml fresh lemon juice
1 dash absinthe
Orange peel, for garnish

Method:

Shake all ingredients together in an ice-filled cocktail shaker; strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with orange peel.

 

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