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Keep Warm With Tanqueray Gin

When Tanqueray asked me if I knew how any warm/warming cocktails for this blight of cold weather we’ve been having recently, I was pretty excited.

Usually, Gin is seen to be a Spring/Summer drink. The skies need to be blue, the clouds non-existent and ice cubes big and clinking (or crushed if I’m having a Bramble).

But people have been drinking warm gin for a number of years.

Gin is for all seasons.

Quick note though. If you’re reading this, it means that there are no pictures below. This is because, in my infinite wisdom, I made everything, wrote down the recipes, drank the cocktails and then cleared away in the morning. Keen eyed observers will notice that I didn’t say anywhere in that “took a few photos for posterity”. My bad… I guess I’ll have to make them all again at some point and take some shots. This is what I do for you people.

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Gordon’s Cucumber Mint Gimlet

Similar to the Martini, this is one of those classic gin cocktails which boils down to drinking lightly flavoured spirits. It’s usually made with just sweetened lime juice and a boat load of Gin. I thought I’d think outside the box and give it a much more British, summery feel with the inclusion of a splash of homemade Cucumber and Mint syrup.

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