Patrick 47The addition of mint makes this even more refreshing than a standard gin and tonic but cucumber takes it to another level.
- Glass: Hi-ball
- Time: 2 min
- Difficulty: 4/10
- Yield: 1 cocktail
- Alcohol Units: 2.8
- Origin: based on a recipe found on
Martha Stewards web site, adjusted
& presented by Ben MacPhee-Sigurdson
in Winnipeg Free Press June 2012
INGREDIENTS6cl. Pink 47 gin 6cl
3cl. Lime juice 3cl
3. Mint leaves
3. Cucumber slices
1. Lime slice
Tonic water to taste
TIPSThis cocktail needs to be cold!
So chill the glass first and use plenty of ice in the tin to chill the drink quickly and reduce dilution.
1. Mash the mint leaves, cucumber and lime slices
2. Fill the glass with ice
3. Add Pink 47 and lime juice
4. Top up with tonic water
5. Stir and garnish with cucumber wheel
Pink 47 is a highly distinctive London Dry Gin offered in a unique diamond shaped bottle.
It is made using a delicious recipe carefully crafted in small batches with a mix of ten different botanicals
The result is a gin of full and complex flavour. Four times distilled and at 47% alcohol by volume, it is perfect for cocktails: strong and smooth with a crisp and compelling finish.