It's World Gin Day (10th June) celebrate with seven gin cocktails
World Gin Day on the 10th June is a celebration of all things gin. Here's a selection of amazing gin cocktails originating from different countries for you today and for your hen/stag/sten do and wedding day - well why not on the honeymoon too! There's lots you'll be celebrating! Happy World Gin Day #worldginday
Mermaid Basil Smash from Mermaid Gin
50ml Mermaid Zest Gin | 25 ml lemon juice | 25 ml sugar syrup | A handful of basil | Top up with Mediterranean tonic
Shake all ingredients with ice, leaving out the tonic and fine strain into an ice-filled highball. Top up with Mediterranean tonic and garnish with basil leaves.
RRP from £39.90 | ABV 40%.
Available from John Lewis and Isle of Wight Distillery
Mermaid Island Sun from Mermaid Gin
50 ml Mermaid Gin | 25 ml Campari | Top up with orange juice
Build your ingredients into an ice-filled glass and top up with orange juice. Garnish with a wedge of orange.
RRP from £38 | ABV 42%
Available from Amazon, John Lewis, Master of Malt, The Whisky Exchange, Harvey Nichols, Fenwick, Tesco, M&S, Waitrose and Isle of Wight Distillery
Cotswolds No.1 Wildflower Gin & Tonic
50ml Cotswolds No.1 Wildflower Gin | Premium Tonic Water
Add ice to a copa glass and pour in Cotswolds No.1 Wildflower Gin. Top up with premium tonic water and garnish with a slice of orange.
RRP: £34.95 | 70cl | 41.7% ABV
Available from cotswoldsdistillery.com, Ocado, Majestic Wine and Master of Malt
Skye Sour from 57 Skye earth and sea gin in Scotland
50 ml 57 Skye London Dry Gin | 30 ml Lemon Juice |15ml sugar syrup | 15 ml egg white | Garnish with a twist of lemon
Add the gin, lemon juice, sugar syrup and egg white into a shaker and vigorously dry-shake (without ice). Add ice and shake again until well-chilled. Strain into a coupe glass and garnish with a lemon twist.
RRP: £40.99 | 43% ABV
Available from 57 Skye Gin and Master of Malt
Nordesiño from Nordés Gin
25 ml Nordés Atlantic Gallican Gin | 50 ml Albariño Wine | 100 ml tonic water | 1 strip of lemon peel | 1 white grape skewe
Fill your glass with plenty of ice. Pour in the Nordés Gin, add the Albariño wine and stir carefully. Add the tonic water, twist of lemon peel and, for that special finishing touch, garnish with the skewer of 3 white grapes.
RRP: £32.95 for 700ml | ABV 40%
Available from Amazon, Booths
Jaisalmer Gold Martini
50 ml Gold Jaisalmer Gin | 10 aml Cocchi Americano | 3 Dashes of Coriander Bitters
Add all ingredients into a mixing glass and stir over ice. Double strain into a frozen glass and garnish with a chilli.
RRP: £39 for 500 ml | ABV 43%
Available from DrinkSupermarket, Amazon and Master of Malt