Gin Cocktails to Impress Your Friends and Family With this Festive Season
Can anyone actually believe Christmas and New Year are right around the corner?! This time of year, it is really easy to get caught in the hustle and bustle of the festive season and forget to soak up precious time spent with family and friends, and we have found the perfect social lubricant for your next Christmas Party in Mirabeau's news Dry Rosé Gin.
Taking inspiration from the abundance of botanicals found along the French Riviera, Mirabeau’s Dry Rosé Gin redefines the normally sugary pink gin category, with a dry, yet highly aromatic style. Bottled in a beautiful unique gin bottle, Mirabeau’s Dry Rosé Gin is distilled with a touch of its much-loved Rosé wine. It makes a delicious Mediterranean G&T along with other seasonal cocktails including, a Mistletoe Martini, Grapefruit and Sage Gin Fizz, Mirabeau Festive Fizz, and Mirabeau Gin Egg Nog.
Surprise your loved ones with something a little different this Christmas season and treat them to one of these delicious, pale pink Rosé gin cocktails...
A classic cocktail to start the holiday season with a festive spin.
60ml Mirabeau Dry Gin
15ml Chambord Raspberry Liqueur
15ml Cointreau Orange Liqueur
Juice of a lime
Shake together all the ingredients in an ice filled cocktail shaker and strain into a chilled Martini glass. Garnish with raspberries, rosemary or candy canes.
Mirabeau Festive Fizz
Cool down after a long day spent by the beach with this delicious festive fizz.
45ml Mirabeau Dry Gin
15ml Salers Gentiane Liqueur
30ml lemon juice
30ml Sugar Syrup
Sparkling water to top-up
Shake all the ingredients and strain into an ice-filled Collins glass. Garnish with cranberries or pomegranate seeds and a sprig of rosemary.
Mirabeau Gin Egg Nog (hot/cold)
Enjoy this Egg Nog cocktail with a Mirabeau twist as an after-Christmas lunch palate cleanser, with both hot and cold options available.
30ml Mirabeau Dry Gin
20ml Sugar Syrup
90ml almond milk
30ml heavy cream
For the Cold Version
Mix all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake vigorously to get the air going. Then add some ice and repeat. After this double shake serve over ice in a glass rimmed with sugar and a hint of cinnamon. Grate some nutmeg over the top and garnish with a cinnamon stick.
For the Warm Version
Shake all the ingredients to thoroughly mix them. Then gently warm through, be careful not to get the egg too warm, and serve in a mini tankard. Garnish with grated nutmeg and a cinnamon stick.
Grapefruit and Sage Gin Fizz
Impress your friends this holiday with this special festive cocktail.
For the cocktail
90ml pink grapefruit juice
45ml sage simple syrup
Dash of Angostura bitters
90ml Mirabeau La Folie Sparkling Rosé
25ml Mirabeau Dry Gin
Fresh sage leaves
For the sage syrup
2 bunches of fresh sage leaves
Prepare the sage syrup:
Combine the sugar and water over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until the mixture starts to simmer and the sugar is completely dissolved. Stir in the sage and cook for 30 seconds more. Then remove the saucepan from the heat and set it aside to cool. Once the simple syrup has cooled to room temperature, remove and discard the sage. Transfer the simple syrup to a clean re-sealable container and store it in your refrigerator until you are ready to use it.
Prepare the cocktail:
Vigorously shake the grapefruit juice, sage syrup, Mirabeau Dry Gin and 2-3 dashes of bitters in a shaker with ice. Strain into a glass with fresh ice. Top with the La Folie. Garnish with fresh sage leaves and serve immediately.