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Gin Day: Beat The Summer Heat With These Easy-To-Make, Fun Cocktails

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Shaken Or Stirred
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Shaken Or Stirred

Gin has made a uber-cool comeback on menus. The drink is suddenly everybody's go-to spirit - which is perfect for the summer as several gin cocktails feature fresh, citrus, floral and even fruity notes.

So this Gin Day, we asked experts across the country to share their secret recipes for the perfect gin cocktail - from naughty with jägermeister to nice with tonic.

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B&T
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B&T

Ingredients
Beefeater Dry: 50 ml
Tonic of preference
Wheel of Lemon
Wheel of Orange

Method
- Pour gin into a glass
- Half fill the glass with tonic. Add ice
- Put a wheel of lemon and orange in glass
- Top up with tonic, and stir

(Courtesy: Beefeater)

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​Smoked Tonic
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​Smoked Tonic

Ingredients
Gin: 60 ml
Orange syrup: 15 ml
Mace tarmerice syrup: 15 ml
Orange slice: 2
Grapes (chopped): 3
Rosemary: 2 sprigs
Berries: 4
Cucumber: 2 slices
Smoked with dry rosemary: 1 sprig
Tonic water

Method
- Shake maze turmeric syrup and gin in shaker with ice
- Pour into glass, followed by cucumber, berries, rosemary, chopped grape & orange
- Top up with tonic water & smoked with dried rosemary

(Courtesy: Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty)

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​Negroni
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​Negroni

Glass: Old fashioned/tumbler/rocks

Ingredients
Beefeater Dry: 20 ml
Campari: 20 ml
Sweet vermouth of preference: 20 ml
Ice (cubed/hand-chipped or block)
Orange slices: 2 for garnish

Method
- Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass and stir together to chill and dilute to release flavors and aromas of the drink
- Strain into the glass with a single block of ice
- Garnish with orange

(Courtesy: Beefeater)

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Green–in-Land
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Green–in-Land

Ingredients
Gin: 60 ml
Cucumber: 6 slices
Green tea syrup: 30 ml
Litchi juice: 45 ml
Lime juice: 15 ml

Method
- Muddle cucumber in shaker
- Add gin, green tea syrup, litchi juice and lime juice
- Serve in champagne saucer
- Garnish with cucumber stick
(Courtesy: Grand Hyatt Kochi Bolgatty)

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​High- Five
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​High- Five

Ingredients
Gin: 30 ml
Jagermeister: 30 ml
Peach Schnapp: 15 ml
Orange Juice: Top Up
Lime Juice: 15 ml

Method
- Pour in all the ingredients in a Hurricane glass. No shaking or stirring necessary
- Garnish with peach slice

(Courtesy: The LaLiT, New Delhi)

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