Tag: gin

Vesper martini with lemon and lavender

I’ve been thinking about making this lavender lemon vesper martini for awhile. The lavender was blooming at the kid’s school garden today, so of course I thought “ooh let’s make a cocktail!” I’ve been wanting to make a vesper martini since I tried one at a local restaurant in...

Honeybee Sour — A Version of the Bee’s Knees Gin Cocktail

This is basically a fancified Bees Knees cocktail. I’m calling it, “Honeybee Sour.” We used grapefruit gin, lemon juice, almond extract, honey, an egg white and some club soda. This would have been great with some thyme or rosemary as a garnish but I didn’t think of it in...

Gin Fizz with Garden Herbs

This cocktail is light and fresh, and since it’s officially spring herb season feel free to sub the rosemary for your favorite or what you have in your garden! Ingredients (serves two): 2 oz gin 1/4 cup Sauvignon Blanc 1/4 cup fresh berries (raspberries or cranberries work well) 2...

Honeybee Sour — A Version of the Bee’s Knees Gin Cocktail

This is basically a fancified Bees Knees cocktail. I’m calling it, “Honeybee Sour.” We used grapefruit gin, lemon juice, almond extract, honey, an egg white and some club soda. This would have been great with some thyme or rosemary as a garnish but I didn’t think of it in...

Gin and Sauvignon sipper

Sometimes you just need a good drink in the middle of the week. This one is stout without being too strong, flavorful but not overwhelming, and goes great with relaxing by a fire. Ingredients: 2 oz Empress gin (this gives it the beautiful color, but other types will work)...

Rosemary Gin Fizz

This cocktail was light and fresh and one of my first home cocktail-making experiences with gin (and you can see I like to use rosemary). Ingredients (serves two): 1 mini bottle (or a 2 oz shot) The Gin Factory Rosemary Gin 1/4 cup Sauvignon Blanc 1/4 cup fresh cranberries...