Botanist Gin has kindly provided some of their favourite cocktail recipes for you to try at home. The Gulliver’s Collins provides the ultimate refreshment. Whilst The Botanist G&T is a classic recipe that never goes out of style, with rosemary and orange as a garnish. You might like to sip on Betty’s Summer Cup is a fuss-free version of a summer favourite. Or be tempted by a Mint Seventy Five is a unique twist to a champagne cocktail.
Gin Cocktail Recipes
The Botanist G&T
- 30ml The Botanist Gin
- Top with Fever Tree Tonic Water
- Rosemary & Orange for garnish
Method: Build in glass and stir. Garnish with rosemary and orange.
- 60ml The Botanist Gin
- 30ml Lemon Juice
- 15ml Sugar Syrup
- Top with Soda Water
- Lemon Wheel for garnish
Method: Add gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup to glass, churn and top with soda water. Garnish with lemon wheel.
Betty’s Summer Cup
- 40ml The Botanist
- 30ml Pimms
- 30ml lime juice
- 15ml sugar syrup
- 4-5 mint leaves
Method: Add all ingredients to a shaker and shake well. Fine strain into a cocktail glass then garnish with a mint leaf.
Mint Seventy Five
- 40ml The Botanist
- 20ml fresh orange juice
- 15ml mint sugar syrup
- Sparkling wine
- Orange zest
Method: Shake The Botanist, orange juice and mint syrup together and top up with sparkling wine. Serve in a flute garnished with orange zest.
Book Salty the Caravan, The Botanist’s Vintage Van
From the 9th of April until the end of June 2021, travellers who book a long weekend (Friday to Sunday or Saturday to Monday) in the refurbished vintage caravan ‘Salty’ will be treated to a gin lovers delight. This van is the Botanist’s exclusive caravan and is available to book on Camplify. It will be kitted out with a complimentary 700ml bottle of The Botanist gin, a 4 x pack of Fever-Tree Tonic Water in their new recyclable cans, and other preserved ingredients to create some beautiful gin cocktails for every weekend stay in The Botanist caravan.
The Botanist Van (aka Salty the Caravan) is a vintage viscount caravan that has been brought back to life. With a cosy coastal vibe, The Botanist Van is destined for beachside holidays. Spend time with your family and loved ones exploring what the Queensland coast has to offer. For those who haven’t towed a caravan before, The Botanist Van can be towed and set up for travellers headed to any destination within 50km of Tugun.
Commenting on her favourite hidden gems for camping in Queensland, owner of The Botanist Van, Jenna Rogers commented: “We love our yearly trip to Tallebudgera Creek Tourist park where we can stay waterside on the crystal clear creek. Sandstone Holiday Resort at Bribie Island is also a must with a water park, jumping pillow and so much more. Another popular destination for those hiring the van is Kookaburra Park on the Sunshine Coast, which has a farm stay feel without the crowds”.
To book The Botanist’s dedicated caravan, from $100 per day, head to the: Camplify website.
About The Botanist Gin
The Botanist Gin features sweet and earthy flavours combined with delicate floral and herbal notes of the 22 botanicals of Islay. Each sip of this gin reveals deeper layers and more complex combinations of delicate flavours. The Botanist Gin boasts a rich and mellow taste that is cool on entry then warming across the palate, stimulating the taste buds with a round mouthfeel and citrus freshness. As a result, the balance and complexity are distinctive. This complexity and versatility is perfectly suited to creating a foraged serve of your own at home this summer.
For more information about The Botanist Gin and cocktail recipes, visit www.thebotanist.com.