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Knock Down Ginger

grapefruit and basil gin cocktail
We’ve done the testing on this one and can confirm that it’s a winner. We’ve teamed up with our fellow award-winning neighbours – Gran Stead’s Ginger Co. – to bring you a delicious gin and ginger cocktail that is refreshing and perfect for the summer ahead.


Serves 1 drink: 50ml Brighton Gin (available to buy direct from us  here) 5 x basil leaves 5 x mint leaves Half a lime Crushed ice Gran Stead’s Mellow Ginger Wine (amount depends on size of glass and personal preference)

how to

  1. Clap the basil and mint leaves in your hands to release their flavours, then muddle them in the bottom of a tumbler glass.
  2. Next, squeeze in the juice of the lime and pop the rest of it into the glass.
  3. Pour in the gin
  4. Fill the glass to the top with the ice
  5. Top up with Gran Stead’s Mellow Ginger
  6. Gently stir
  7. Finally, garnish with a mint sprig (optional – it will still taste delicious)
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