Gin-spiration

April 13, 2017

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Gin-spiration

Are you a gin enthusiast, but trapped ordering the simple gin & tonic night after night? If you’re in need of some gin-spiration, Postmates has got you covered.

Try your hand at one of these gin inspired cocktail recipes to shake things up! Trust us — in no time at all you’ll be well on your way to elevating your mixology game and becoming a gin connoisseur, just in time for summer.

Gimlet

2 oz. gin

¾ oz. Rose’s lime juice

Tools: shaker, strainer

Garnish: lime wheel

Combine the gin and lime juice with ice in a shaker and shake until chilled. Strain into a chilled glass and garnish.

Cheese pairing: blue cheese

Tom Collins

1 ounce fresh lemon juice

1 teaspoon simple syrup

2 ounces London Dry-style gin

Soda water, to top

Tools: Shaker, strainer

Garnish: Lemon wheel or wedge, for garnish

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, vigorously shake lemon juice, simple syrup and gin. Strain over fresh ice into a highball glass and top with soda water. Garnish with a wedge or wheel of lemon.

Cheese pairing: herbed goat cheese

Negroni

2 tablespoons gin

2 tablespoons Campari

2 tablespoons sweet vermouth

Tools: Ice and a glass

Garnish: Orange Twist

Combine gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth in an ice-filled Old Fashioned glass; stir gently and garnish with an orange twist.

Cheese pairing: buffalo mozzarella

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