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3 cocktails you should try this spring

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Spring is here and with it has come the the sun, the fruits and the flowers. So let’s bring spring into our gin cocktails, what do you think?
These cocktails are easy to do and will enhance the floral and fruity notes of your gin and make your experience a little more special.


1 - South Side Cocktail

South side is a vintage cocktail and many people say this is the gin’s version of mojito. Truth is that it is a really refreshing cocktail which makes it ideal for these sunny days.
To prepare your own south side cocktail, you need:

  • 6 fresh mint leaves
  • 50 ml of Adamus Gin
  • 30 ml fresh lime juice
  • 15 ml sugar syrup

Add these ingredients to a shaker and shake it with ice for about a minute. Afterwards strain it into a chilled martini glass and it’s done.

2 - Aviation Cocktail

This is a classic cocktail with its origins in the 20th century. It has a light blue color due to the crème de violette and it is a smooth and floral cocktail. To make your own Aviation cocktail you need a premium gin, maraschino liqueur, crème de violette and fresh lemon juice.

  • 15 ml Maraschino liqueur 
  • 10 ml Crème de violette
  • 15 ml fresh lemon juice
  • 50 ml of Adamus Gin

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake it for 20 seconds. Then, strain it into a chilled martini glass. You can garnish it with a cherry.

3 - Bee's Knees

Another classic cocktail, invented in the 20th century, the bee’s knees is a really refreshing and sweet cocktail with citrus notes. All you need for this cocktail is honey, lemon, orange juice and Adamus gin.

  • 50 ml of Adamus
  • 2 teaspoons of honey
  • 15 ml fresh orange juice
  • 15 ml fresh lemon juice

Add all ingredients to a shaker and fill it with ice. Shake it for about 30 seconds. Then, strain it to a chilled cocktail glass and garnish it with a lemon zest.

These cocktails are exceptional, especially in this time of the year. Due to its floral and fruity notes, we believe that Adamus is the ideal gin for these cocktails.

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