How To Garnish Your Gin And Tonic: Girls Night In

Tips courtesy of Sabcho Gavrailov, Food & Beverage Manager at Sopwell House.

How To Garnish Your Gin And Tonic: Girls Night In. Hello friends, so how are you today? With no sign of the gin comeback letting up anytime soon, Ginuary really couldn’t come at a better time.

Whether you see it as mother’s ruin or it’s your go-to tipple, its best to drink your gin & tonic right.

Sabcho Gavrailov, Food & Beverage Manager at Sopwell House, reveals how to garnish your gin to ensure you can have a bar worthy G&T at home.

How To Garnish Your Gin And Tonic: Girls Night In

How To Garnish Your Gin And Tonic:

So would you like to know how to garnish your gin and tonic? Why not follow this gin and tonic garnish guide:

Firstly Floral Gins. Garnish with lavender or elderflower. Lavender and Elderflower are great garnishes to floral gins as they add a wonderful perfume and are a pretty addition to the glass. The floral notes of chamomile and rose petals in gins such as BLOOM and Eden Mill Love Gin are complemented by the flower garnish.

Secondly, Citrus Gins. Garnish with pink grapefruit & rosemary.

The lemon and herbaceous flavours of citrus gins like Bombay Sapphire and Monkey 47 pair perfectly with pink grapefruit and rosemary. The garnish adds a fresh vibrancy and accentuates the flavour of the gin.

Thirdly, Spiced Gins. Garnish with a cinnamon stick, peppercorns or chilli. The flavour of spiced gins such as Ophir and Pink Pepper Gin is emphasised by aromatic garnishes like a cinnamon stick, peppercorns and chilli. The additional spices emphasise the existing flavour of the botanicals.

Fourthly, Sloe Gins. Garnish with a slice of lemon. Sloe gins, such as Sipsmith and Boodles, are renowned for their sweet complexity and fruity notes. Serve simply with a slice of lemon, which will bring out the distinctive berry flavour further and add an additional zing.

How To Garnish Your Gin And Tonic: Girls Night In

How To Garnish Your Gin And Tonic: Girls Night In:

How to Garnish your Gin And Tonic tips courtesy of Sabcho Gavrailov, Food & Beverage Manager at Sopwell House.

Sopwell House is a stunning 18th Century Georgian house located in the city of St. Albans deep within the Hertfordshire countryside. Located only 20 minutes from London St. Pancras, the hotel is the idyllic getaway just outside of the hustle and bustle of the capital. The hotel is the perfect place to dine boasting a 2AA Rosette restaurant, a vibrant Brasserie, an elegant cocktail lounge, and conservatory bar, all of which look out on 12-acres of beautiful gardens.

How To Garnish Your Gin And Tonic: Girls Night In. So what do you think about these gin and tonic tips? Do you also fancy trying them?

How do you pimp a gin and tonic? why not add your favourite fizzy pop to gin or lemonade and lots of spice.

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How to Garnish your Gin And Tonic: Girls Night In:

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Firstly, Natural Eating Guru Stacie Stewart Creates Natural Tonics With Caorunn Gin.

Secondly, World Cocktail Day Gin Recipes.

Thirdly, Joe’s Wadsack’s Blueberry Collins.

Fourthly, Watercress & Elderflower Martin, invented by Robert Merjavy, Chester, UK.

Fifth, Joe Wadsack’s Blackcurrant Bullet.

Last but not least, some Celery & Mint Ice Cubes for your Vodka & Tonic.

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12 Comments

  1. One Frazzled Mum
    12th January 2018 / 9:24 am

    I'm not a big gin drinker really but my friend is and keeps pushing me to try it. I did pair some London Dry Gin I had with elderflower tonic and really liked it so maybe I should try the floral flavours to see if it changes my mind on gin #pocolo

  2. Kim Carberry
    12th January 2018 / 2:33 pm

    I'm not even keen on gin but these look and sound so good. I love the sound of Citrus Gins. #PoCoLo

  3. Heather{Our Life In a Click}
    12th January 2018 / 2:53 pm

    Love these garnishes!

  4. Morgan Prince
    12th January 2018 / 8:13 pm

    I didn't think I liked Gin very much but recently learned it was the tonic I didn't like! It turns out if I pair Gin with lemonade or something else then I do like it, so I might try some of your recipes here, just with a little twist. :)Thanks for linking to #pocolo

    • 15th January 2018 / 11:01 am

      Thanks Morgan. I never thought I would like it until I tried it last Summer 🙂

  5. Anonymous
    20th January 2018 / 5:33 pm

    I’ve not had Gin for years. Must try some now I’ve seen this.

    • 27th February 2018 / 8:13 pm

      Hope you get to try some of these ideas out 🙂

  6. Stephanie Robinson
    26th January 2018 / 10:15 pm

    OOh I love a gin – I had one with a twist of grapefruit in, and while I'm not a grapefruit fan, in gin I can manage it 🙂 Fab pics too – thanks for sharing with #PoCoLo x

    • 27th February 2018 / 8:21 pm

      Thanks for stopping by Stephanie 🙂

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