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Martini Madness

This week on the blog, we’re going martini mad. From a traditionally made martini to some more creative twists, there’s a wealth of martini madness to get involve in! Have a read and make your own marvellous martinis…

Classic Martini


You’ll Need:

50ml Didsbury Gin Original

15ml dry vermouth

Garnish: Grapefruit slice


Method:

Fill a mixing glass with ice and pour in the gin and vermouth.

Stir for 30 seconds and strain into a chilled martini glass.

Express a grapefruit twist over the martini and then place on the rim to garnish.

Enjoy!

Breakfast Martini


You’ll Need:

50ml Didsbury Gin Blood Orange & Ginger

15ml lemon juice

15ml triple sec (optional)

1 spoon orange marmalade

Garnish: orange slice


Method:

Stir marmalade with Didsbury Gin Blood Orange & Ginger in the base of a shaker until dissolved.

Add other ingredients and shake with ice until chilled.

Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with an orange slice and even a triangle of toast if you’re feeling fancy.

Pink Martini


You’ll Need:

50ml Didsbury Gin Raspberry & Elderflower

10ml St Germain

10ml sugar syrup

5 raspberries


Method:

Muddle raspberries in the base of a shaker.

Add ice, Didsbury Gin and sugar syrup. 

Shake to chill and strain into a martini glass.

Garnish with three skewered raspberries and enjoy!

Espresso Martini

You’ll Need:

50ml Didsbury Gin Original

25ml fresh espresso

15ml coffee liqueur (we use Kahlua)

10ml simple syrup

Garnish: a dusting of cocoa powder


Method:

Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and all ingredients except garnish.

Shake vigorously for 15 seconds and strain into a martini glass.

Dust cocoa powder over half of the cocktail and enjoy!

Go on, make a martini or two. You deserve it! Make sure to tag us on Instagram @Didsbury_Gin and Twitter @DidsburyGin when sharing your beautiful cocktails.