A Simple Gin Cocktail

You’ve probably seen Rock Rose Gin doing the rounds in blog land recently, I know I have! I love gin and was very grateful to receive a bottle of this Scotland made elixir. Rock Rose Gin is distilled by Martin and Clare up in Scotland using natural botanicals such as juniper berries, rhodolia rosea, sea buckthorn and rowan berries. It smells (and tastes) so fragrant!

I love that this small business has such a lovely story behind it, and I also love the aesthetic of the branding.

I wanted to try this gin in style rather than a regular gin and tonic, so I googled simple gin cocktails and found a corker. It’s SO simple.

For one glass you need:
~ The juice of one lemon
~ About 5ml of cold water
~ A couple of tablespoons of runny honey
~ A 50ml (double shot) serving of gin

Mix the honey and water together first, then mix with the other ingredients. You’re supposed to shake all of the above in a cocktail shaker with ice, but I didn’t have a cocktail shaker, so I stirred it vigorously and chilled my cocktail glass in the freezer for five minutes. Works just as well!

This was the end result:

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So delicious, highly recommend! Perfect for this warmer weather too. I’m making more of these tonight for my house mate and I!