Cocktail recipes

Looking for the perfect gin or vodka cocktail recipe? Our head distiller Wayne has a perfect option for every month of the year, but don't feel you have to restrict yourself.

Each month we will provide a new cocktail suggestion for you to try at home, we think you will love them as much as we do.

Cocktail recipe of the month

Summer is now with us and a time for a Redsmith gin and ice cream cocktail!

  • 50 mls Redsmith London Dry Gin
  • 2 dashes of white wine (we used Lillet Blanc as an alternative)
  • 1 generous scoop of good vanilla ice cream

Shake really well, no ice needed. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with grated nutmeg.

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Just in time for National Olive Day is the Comet, as described in the Cafe Royal Cocktail Book and invented by Dorothy Perosino.

The Redsmith Comet gin cocktail recipe:

  • 50 mls Redsmith Aranceto Dry Orange Gin
  • 50 mls Lillet Blanc
  • 2 dashes of Maraschino

Mix icy cold, strain and garnish with a nice plump olive.

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A classic gin cocktail that was the signature drink at The Pegu Club in Yangon, Myanmar. One of its earliest mentions was in the book "ABC of Mixing Cocktails."

The Pegu Club gin cocktail recipe:

  • 50 mls Redsmith London Dry Gin
  • 25 mls Curaçao
  • 5 mls Rose’s Lime Cordial or fresh lime juice
  • 1 dash of orange bitters
  • 1 dash of Angostura bitters

Shake with ice, strain and enjoy a classic gin cocktail first mixed over one hundred years ago.

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