Cocktail: Raspberry Rose Gin Rickey

Raspberry Rose Gin Rickey

Personalised 'gin-fusions' are a great way to enjoy your favourite flavour combinations. This raspberry and rose combination goes great in a classic Gin Rickey cocktail!

Raspberry Rose Gin Rickey Cocktail

Ingredients:

For the Raspberry Rose Gin:
70ml classic, juniper-led gin
125g dried rose buds
125g fresh raspberries

For the cocktails (Makes 4):
240ml gin
120g caster sugar
120ml lime juice, freshly squeezed
1 punnet fresh raspberries
crushed ice

Method:

  1. To make your gin, start by combining raspberries and dried rose buds in an airtight container, saving the original gin bottle for later.
  2. Leave in a dark place for two weeks, but don’t shake.
  3. After two weeks, or when your gin has infused to your satisfaction, strain and decant back into the bottle.
  4. To assemble your cocktail, mix gin, sugar and lime juice in a punch bowl.
  5. Let sit for 30 minutes or so, then prepare 4 glasses by filling them with crushed ice.
  6. Fill each glass with 1/4 of the gin mixture and top with plenty of fresh raspberries, to serve!