Cocktail: Gin Daisy

Tomorrow is National Margarita Day, and while many will be indulging in tequila-themed festivities, we've found a way to make this day all about our favourite spirit instead - by turning to the Gin Daisy! Served on the rocks, the Margarita's gin-soaked cousin is our tipple of choice on this holiday. One sip of this bright and boozy drink and you'll see why!

Gin Daisy

Source: Culinessa

Source: Culinessa

45ml ounces gin
15ml lemon juice, freshly squeezed
7.5ml grenadine
7.5ml simple syrup*
soda water

Method:

*For the simple syrup:
Combine equal parts sugar and water in a saucepan over medium heat and stir until fully dissolved. Remove syrup from pan and allow to cool. Keep cool and stored in airtight container.

For the cocktail:
In a shaker, combine gin, lemon juice, grenadine and simple syrup.
Add ice to the shaker and shake vigorously until chilled.
Strain mixture into a glass and garnish with either lemon or lime slices.
Top with lots of crushed ice and enjoy!

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