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7 Creative Cocktail Recipes from the Angus Glens

© Supplied by Gin BothyThai Chilli Mojito
Straight from the Angus Glens, Gin Bothy have shared some excellent cocktail recipes to try making yourself.

Hearing from the experts at Angus-based Gin Bothy, here are 7 excellent tipples to try your hand at making this month.

Shaker and ice at the ready, an excellent, fruity number is up first.

1. Blueberry Bramble

Blueberry Bramble. © Supplied by Gin Bothy
Blueberry Bramble.

A bit of a showstopper.

Ingredients

Method

1 Mix with tonic in a Boston shaker with ice.

2 Pour into a glass and drizzle with the Gin Bothy Blueberry Liqueur.

3 Add four blueberries to a cocktail stick and over the glass to garnish.


2. Stirrup Cup Classic

Stirrup Cup Classic. © Supplied by Gin Bothy
Stirrup Cup Classic.

Enjoy some of the finest Scottish flavours.

Ingredients

  • Gin Bothy Stirrup Cup Gin – 50 ml
  • Sparkling Apple Juice
  • Bob’s Bitters Lavender – a few drops
  • Apple or Fresh Gorse Flowers

Method

1 Add ice to a long serve glass.

2 Pour over the Gin Bothy Stirrup Cup Gin.

3 Add the sparkling apple juice.

4 Add a couple of drops of Bob’s Bitters Lavender.

5 Garnish with an apple fan or fresh gorse flowers.

3. Thai Chilli Mojito

Thai Chilli Mojito © Supplied by Gin Bothy
Thai Chilli Mojito.

Add some wonderful flavour and finishing touches with chilli, mint leaves and coriander.

Ingredients

  • Gin Bothy Chilli Liqueur – 50 ml
  • Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice – 20 ml
  • Aperol – 15 ml
  • Tonic Water
  • Mint Leaves, Coriander Leaves and Chilli Slices

Method

1 Add the mint leaves, coriander and chilli slices to a highball glass.

2 Add the Gin Bothy Liqueur, Aperol and lime juice, muddle together.

3 Add crushed ice, stir with a long stirrer and top up with tonic water.

4 Garnish with a little chilli, mint leaves and coriander.


4. Rhubarb Mule

Rhubarb Mule. © Supplied by Gin Bothy
Rhubarb Mule.

Perfect for the closing chapters of a memorable meal.

Ingredients

1 Gin Bothy Rhubarb Liqueur to a glass with crushed ice.

2 Top up with ginger beer.

3 Finish with a squeeze of lime.

4 Garnish with a cinnamon stick.


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5. Bothy Spice

Bothy Spice Cocktail. © Supplied by Gin Bothy
Bothy Spice Cocktail.

A dark chocolate straw or a Mint Matchmaker adds some ‘wow factor’.

Ingredients

  • Gin Bothy Chilli Liqueur – 35 ml
  • Tonic Water or Lemonade
  • Dark Chocolate Straw or Mint Matchmaker
  • A Sprig of Fresh Mint and Fresh Chilli

Method

1 Add the Gin Bothy Chilli Liqueur to a glass with crushed ice.

2 Top up with tonic or lemonade.

3 Add a dark chocolate straw or Mint Matchmaker.

4 Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint and slice of chilli


6. Amaretto Sour

Amaretto Sour. © Supplied by Gin Bothy
Amaretto Sour.

A cracking cocktail combination.

Ingredients

  • Gin Bothy Amaretto Liqueur – 50 ml
  • Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice – 25 ml
  • Sugar Syrup – 15 ml
  • Egg White – Half an egg’s worth
  • Honeycomb

Method

1 Pour the Amaretto into a shaker with lemon juice, sugar syrup and ice.

2 Strain through a hawthorn strainer into a coupette glass.

3 Add the egg white to the shaker and dry shake.

4 Double strain to remove the bubbles and grate honeycomb on top.


7. Raspberry Fizz

Raspberry Fizz. © Supplied by Gin Bothy
Raspberry Fizz.

Excellent when paired with a delicious dessert!

Ingredients

  • Gin Bothy Raspberry Liqueur – 35 ml (or double up if you want an extra fruity gin fizz!)
  • Prosecco or Champagne
  • Fresh Raspberries
  • A Sprig of Fresh Mint

Method

1 Add the Gin Bothy Raspberry Liqueur to a Champagne flute glass.

2 Top up with Prosecco or Champagne.

3 Add fresh raspberries.

4 Garnish with a sprig of mint.

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