Watermelon and Basil Martini

This summertime treat begins with 1.5 cups of diced ripe watermelon. Shake over ice with 7 freshly-torn basil leaves and 6 ounces of Juniper Green London Dry Gin and an ounce of gomme or simple syrup as a sweetener. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a skewer of watermelon…

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The Lavender Collins

This stylized twist on the classic Collins begins with an easy-to-make lavender syrup. Begin by bringing a cup of water and 3 tablespoons of lavender flowers (fresh or dried) to a boil. Slowly stir in 2 cups of organic sugar until fully dissolved and simmer for 5 minutes to make a simple syrup. Allow to…

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The Coarse Gibson

This twist on the classic Gibson adds spice and texture, but retains every bit of the bold simplicity of the original. To make it, pour 3.5 ounces of Juniper Green Gin into a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a martini glass rimmed with salt and pepper. Garnish with three skewered cocktail onions, and…

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The Regal Gin & Juice

This simple variation on the cocktail famously associated with Compton, California is a breeze to mix, and a surefire hit at any party. Begin with 2 ounces of Juniper Green Gin in a shaker with ice. Add 1.5 ounces of organic grapefruit juice and stir. Pour into a lowball glass and top off with soda. Slap…

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The Vermont 75

This New England variation on the famous French 75 kicks this classic up a notch. Begin with 3 ounces of Juniper Green Gin and 1 ounce of lemon juice in a shaker with ice. Add 1/2 teaspoon of maple syrup, or more, to taste. Shake and pour into a highball glass. Top with a dry,…

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