Spring-inspired cocktails you’ll love

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SPONSORED: Warmer weather means delicious drinks! Savour the fruity flavours of these refreshing cocktails made with Whitley Neill Gin. Plus, apply promo code R33BTQ6K in the “Apply coupon” space when purchasing any two bottles of Whitley Neill Gin on Liquor Drop and you’ll get free delivery and a complimentary six-pack of pink tonic.

The range, which launched in 2015, includes hand-crafted gins that have won local and international awards. There’s the uniquely African-inspired original, as well as six other delectable varieties: blackberry, raspberry, blood orange, protea and hibiscus, aloe and cucumber, and lemongrass and ginger.

The Whitley Neill Raspberry Gin flavour boasts a combination of distinct juniper, coriander and liquorice flavours which give way to the bright, fresh and vibrant taste of Scottish raspberries. It’s incredibly versatile for a flavoured gin and can be paired with a range of different tonics – in addition to being the perfect component in contemporary cocktails, no matter the season or occasion.

When it comes to food pairings, this gin is best enjoyed with fresh or preserved raspberries and softer cheeses, such as camembert and brie.

With warmer weather fast approaching, why not try your hand at one (or both) of the below?

RASPBERRY COLLINS

Ingredients:

  • 3 fresh raspberries, extra for garnish
  • 50 ml Whitley Neill Raspberry Gin
  • 5 ml (1 t) sugar
  • Half a lemon, cut into wedges
  • Fresh mint leaves, to garnish

Method

1. Muddle the raspberries in a highball glass.

2. Add the gin, sugar and lemon to the glass, top with soda and mix.

3. Garnish with raspberries and mint.

RASPBERRY GIN & TONIC

Ingredients:

  • 4 raspberries
  • 2 lemon wedges
  • 50 ml Whitley Neill Raspberry Gin
  • 100 ml regular or sugar-free Indian tonic water
Method

1. Put the raspberries and one lemon wedge in a glass and gently press them against the bottom of the glass with a muddler or spoon.

2. Fill the glass to the top with ice and pour in the gin and tonic.

3. Stir and serve with the last lemon wedge and an environmentally friendly straw.

Use this promo code: R33BTQ6K

Haven’t tried Whitley Neill Raspberry Gin just yet?

Get yourself any two bottles of Whitley Neill Gin on Liquor Drop between the 1st and the 31st of October and have it delivered straight to your door free of charge, along with a complimentary six-pack of Hall & Bramley Pink Tonic.

Simply click on the “Click here to enter your code” button on the Liquor Drop checkout page after you have selected the two Whitley Neill Gin varieties you would like to purchase. Enter R33BTQ6K in the “Apply coupon” space provided to qualify.

Be sure to make direct contact with Liquor Drop via email on hello@liquordrop.co.za for more information on this promotion.

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