Cocktail Concoctions

New mixes to try courtesy of Thomas Dakin Gin and Jameson Caskmates IPA Edition

Tom & Tonic

  • 50ml Thomas Dakin Gin
  • 125ml Fever-Tree tonic water
  • Top up with Chieftain IPA and garnish with a twist of lemon peel and a sprig of fresh rosemary.

Fill a tall glass with ice. Pour in Thomas Dakin Gin. Top with Fever-Tree tonic water. Garnish with orange peel twist and a sprig of fresh coriander

Tom and Mary (Red Snapper style)

  • 50ml Thomas Dakin Gin
  • 120ml tomato juice
  • 15ml lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp Tabasco
  • ½ tsp horseradish sauce
  • 8 coriander leaves
  • Splash of orange juice

Combine and stir all ingredients over ice. Serve in a chilled highball glass. Top with a splash of orange juice. Garnish with a sprig of coriander, stick of celery and ground black pepper.

Thomas Dakin Negroni

  • 30ml Thomas Dakin Gin
  • 30ml Sweet Vermouth
  • 30ml Campari

Combine Thomas Dakin Gin, Campari and Sweet Vermouth in a mixing glass. Add ice and stir until chilled. Strain into a rocks glass. Garnish with orange peel

Bee's Knees

  • 35ml Thomas Dakin Gin
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 25ml lemon juice

In a shaker, stir the honey with the Thomas Dakin gin until dissolved. Add the lemon juice. Shake or stir with ice. Strain into a Martini glass. Garnish with thin orange wheel float.

IPA and Tonic

  • 50ml Jameson Caskmates IPA Edition
  • Ice
  • Tonic Water
  • Lemon wedge

Grab a glass. Fill it with ice. Pour in the Jameson Caskmates IPA Edition. Top up the glass with a good quality tonic water. Take a lemon wedge and drop it into the glass. Enjoy!

Mr Earl

  • 50ml Jameson Caskmates IPA Edition
  • 35ml Earl Grey tea
  • 10ml IPA syrup
  • 15ml lemon juice
  • 1 tsp marmalade
  • 1 dash grapefruit bitters
  • 1 dash orange bitters

Combine all the ingredients into a shaker. Shake and double strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with a wheel of dried grapefruit.

Ginger Brew

  • 50ml Jameson Caskmates IPA Edition
  • 3 chunks fresh ginger
  • 30ml honey
  • 15ml lemon juice
  • 15ml lime juice
  • 70ml Chieftain IPA (India Pale Ale) beer

Muddle 3 ginger chunks in the base of a Boston shaker before adding the Jameson Caskmates IPA Edition, honey, lemon and lime juice. Shake well before straining into a highball glass filled with cubed ice. Top up with Chieftain IPA and garnish with a twist of lemon peel and a sprig of fresh rosemary.