Rhubarb Old Tom Gin! Our lightly sweetened, zingy, fruit gin can be used to create an array of delectable cocktails. It is hand crafted in the traditional Old Tom style with carefully picked botanicals to perfectly compliment the hand-picked Scottish rhubarb. Here are some ideas of how you can enjoy this zesty spirit...
Recipe Difficulty Key:
⟡ Can making a cocktail be this easy and this delicious?!
⟡ ⟡ Could make it during the adverts - tastes amazing
⟡ ⟡ ⟡ Totally worth the time, could do some squats while I wait (maybe)
Rhubarb and Ginger Bramble
A classic Bramble with a mouth-watering rhubarb and ginger twist. This refreshing drink will certainly put a smile on your face with every sip.
You will need:
100 ml Rhubarb Old Tom Gin
Juice from one lemon
20 ml simple syrup
1/2 pint of chilled ginger ale
50 ml crème de mure/cassis
Lemon and blackberries to garnish
Add the Rhubarb Old Tom Gin, lemon juice, and sugar syrup together and stir (or shake) well. Add the ginger ale and separate into 4 glasses. Add 20 ml of crème de mure to each drink. It should create a nice layered effect. If you prefer your drinks a little stronger, you can use 200 ml of Rhubarb Old Tom Gin. Garnish with a slice of lemon and two blackberries. Delish!
Rhubarb and Elderflower Spritz
This drink is a call to all wine lovers. This lovely combination of floral and vibrant flavours with white wine is a taste sensation.
You will need:
100 ml Rhubarb Old Tom
50ml ml elderflower cordial
100 ml rosé wine
½ pint soda
Sprig of thyme
Add lots of ice to two wine glasses. Then add 50 ml Rhubarb Old Tom Gin to each glass, along with 50 ml elderflower cordial. Split the white wine between the two glasses. Top with soda to the brim and then give a gentle stir. Garnish with a lemon slice and a sprig of thyme.
We hope you have enjoyed these flavourful creations! Let us know what you think @orkneygincompany or @orkneygin on twitter.