After months of stay-at-home activities, virtual quiz nights and drinks via video chat, the rules around socialising are finally easing up! To make that first garden drink or kitchen dance sesh with your faves extra special, we’ve got a series of fun, delicious cocktail recipes for you all to enjoy.
 
This week it’s all about the Blood Orange Gin!

For this cocktail recipe you will need:

480ml water
186g sugar
4 tbs fresh rosemary leaves
1 bay leaf
Blood oranges
Gin
Ice cubes
Tonic water

The ingredients serve one so multiply the measurements to suit the number of guests.

Method

1. Turn your stove up to a medium heat and mix the water, sugar, rosemary and bay leaf in a small saucepan. Allow it to simmer for 3-5 minutes, stirring occasionally to encourage the sugar to dissolve.  

2. Remove the saucepan from the heat and let it sit for 5 to 10 minutes until cool then strain the mixture into a jar.

3. Squeeze the juice from the blood oranges. You will need 3 teaspoons of juice for each glass.

4. Combine equal parts gin, blood orange juice, tonic water and the rosemary-bay-sugar water.

5. Stir the drink and be sure to fill each glass. Add ice to the beverage and serve!

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