COCKTAILS

The versatility of Brighton Gin makes it a perfect gin for a cocktail. Its refreshing citrus notes make it a well-rounded and delicious ingredient in a wide range of cocktails for all seasons. We’re always on the lookout for guest recipes. Found the perfect recipe? Let us know!

Here’s a mix of all-time classic cocktails, with seasonal suggestions for every time of year. You’ll also find ideas for home-made syrups and extras to add to your cocktail – don’t splash out on pricey ready-made mixers when you can do it yourself!

Strawberry Basil Gin Slushies

  We absolutely LOVE this summer cocktail recipe for Strawberry Basil Gin Slushies, made with our award-winning Seaside Strength 57% Navy Gin, created by food and drink blogger Rachel Phipps. Rachel says: While these slushies are just a simple blend of…

Knock Down Ginger

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….

Clover Club

The Clover Club predates the Prohibition era and was named after a Philadelphia men’s club. Don’t be fooled by this ‘pretty in pink’ gin cocktail, it’s fresh, slightly sweet, but certainly packs a punch; and you won’t have just one either… INGREDIENTS 50ml Brighton…

Grapefruit & Basil Gin Fizz

It’s definitely starting to feel more spring like and we don’t know about you but we’d like to celebrate with a light, refreshing gin cocktail made with grapefruit and basil. Yeah, you didn’t really expect anything else did you? This beauty is sure to immediately…

Raspberry Gin Fizz

Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day, Galentine’s Day or a day of self-love, this cocktail is easy to make and a fun treat for your lover or yourself! ingredients 50ml Brighton Gin (available here) 25ml Chambord (available here) 25ml Lemon Juice 2 dashes of…

It’s That Bloody Thyme Again

  It’s That Bloody Thyme Again… perfect for anyone regardless if you’re Santa Claus himself or the grinch. This cocktail is a delicious, impressive wintery cocktail that really good for any occasion and super easy to make… ingredients 50ml Brighton Gin…

Homemade Cinnamon Syrup

THIS HOMEMADE CINNAMON IS PERFECT FOR MAKING OUR APPLE & BLACKBERRY GINBLE, OR SIMPLY POUR ON YOUR PANCAKES! INGREDIENTS 1 cup caster sugar 1 cup water 3 cinnamon sticks 1 tsp vanilla extract METHOD Put equal parts sugar and water (We use 1 cup of each) into a…

Gin Old Fashioned

There’s nothing like a Old Fashioned to finish your evening. This cocktail’s wonderful combination of elderflower and Brighton Gin, is fresh and delicate and the perfect after-dinner tipple! INGREDIENTS 50ml Brighton Gin 20ml St Germain Elderflower Liqueur 3 dashes…

Martini

Shaken, stirred, dirty, wet or dry. However you like your martini, make sure it’s Brighton Gin. There are many variations of a martini, but this is a classic, dry… as a bone if you like. INGREDIENTS 50ml Brighton Gin 15ml Dry vermouth METHOD Combine ingredients in a…

White Lady

This classic gin-based cocktail is made using cointreau, or another triple sec. The orange aspect of this cocktail perfectly compliment the notes of orange in Brighton Gin. We’ve used egg white in this to create a silky, smooth texture. But, it’s also delicious…

Negroni

James Bond’s second choice when he wasn’t in the mood for a martini. This classic is one of our all-time favourites. Keep an eye on the blog for some variations! INGREDIENTS 45ml Brighton Gin 25ml Campari 25ml Red Vermouth METHOD Combine all ingredients in a mixing…

Sussex 75

Our take on a French 75 uses Brighton Gin, fresh lemon and Ridgeview Sparkling Wine from Sussex. INGREDIENTS 50ml Brighton Gin 20ml Lemon juice Top with sparkling wine METHOD Combine Brighton Gin and lemon in a flute and top with sparkling wine. Garnish with a lemon…

Witch, Please

  Treat yourself to this trick which is sure to impress guests… or even just yourself… over the Halloween season using our wonderful gin and lychees to make a deliciously gross cocktail! It’s very easy to make so don’t get too caught up over the creepiness of…

Dry January (or anytime) Mocktails

Many of you will be taking part in Dry January, where you’ll be cutting down or not having any alcohol for the whole of January. “Dry January?! But you make gin!” we hear you say. Well, we love gin and love that all our supporters drink our gin. However, we also…

Homemade Pear, Star Anise & Cardamom Syrup

This syrup is so delicious, it’s half tempting to drink it straight out the bottle! INGREDIENTS 2 cup caster sugar 2 cup water 3 pears 3 star anise 4 cardamom pods METHOD Put equal parts sugar and water (We use 2 cups of each) into a saucepan along with the pears,…

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