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Winter Orangey Negroni Recipe from the English Drinks Company:
You may remember me raving about a new Orangery Gin that I was sent to sample a couple of months ago. I made my own cocktail with the bottle I was sent and thoroughly enjoyed experimenting with what, so far as I was concerned, was a nice enough gin to just drink neat.
Now that winter is closing in, I’m looking around for cocktails which are warming and comforting and I just love the sound of this Orangey Negroni which is made with Campari and Vermouth together with my favourite Orangery Gin. It’s a wonderful bitter citrussy drink, just perfect as a Christmas aperitif.
- 25 ml Orangery Gin
- 25 ml Rosso Vermouth
- 25 ml Campari
- An orange to garnish
- Shake well with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass,
- Carefully make an orange peel twist to garnish by cutting a fine slice of peel from the whole orange and putting to one side
- Top the drink with a little zest of orange and the orange peel twist
The English Drinks Company is a small batch gin producer with three unique gins in their range, Cucumber, Pink Gin and the Orangery. Each one has won a prestigious IWSC award – Silver for both the cucumber and orangery and bronze for the pink gin, which is flavoured with pomegranate and chinchona bark.
The English Drinks Compan gin gift box contains samples of the entire English Drinks Company Gin Range. That means you can make your own Negroni but can also try their Pink Gin and their iconic Cucumber Gin, which was where it all started for this artisan drinks company. Worth £18 it’s the perfect gift for any gin lover! Pop over to The English Drinks Company website and order right now. And even if you don’t do that, it’s worth finding out more about this fascinating drinks brand
For more winter cocktails, how about this delicious hot buttered rum cocktail – or if you want to stay off alcohol, we have a lovely pomegranate and apple mocktail, where you just won’t miss the booze!
Oh, and do let me know in the comments what you’d make with the Orangery Gin.