Show me some gin cocktails for my birthday this summer.

Cocktail Colin says:

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I have found some gin cocktails that would be perfect for your birthday celebration this summer. Starting from the highest rated one: Raspberry Collins, Gin Fizz, Summer gin granita, Sapphire Summer Cup, Birthday Bash Party, Arctic Summer, Gin and Cucumber, Pink Gin, and Gin and Tonic with Cucumber Slices. Cheers to a fantastic birthday party!
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Gin Cocktails

You asked: Gin cocktails for a summer birthday party.. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Raspberry Collins

The Raspberry Collins is a fruity and refreshing twist on the classic Tom Collins cocktail. It is made with a...

Lemon Juice (45ml), Soda water (Top up), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Raspberry (10), Orange Bitters (Dash), Creme De Framboise (15ml), Dry gin (60ml)

7 ingredients
4.6 / 5

Summer gin granita

As shown by Wayne Collins on Something for the Weekend (the BBC Sunday morning programme), this involves some prep work!

Lemon Juice (50ml), Gin (75ml), Apple vodka (75ml), Elderflower Cordial (60ml), Watermelon Juice (500ml)

5 ingredients
4.37 / 5

Gin Fizz

Gin Fizz is a popular cocktail that originated in the United States in the late 19th century. It is a...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Gin (45ml), Soda water (Splash), Sugar Syrup (10ml)

4 ingredients
4.37 / 5

Sapphire Summer Cup

This recipe first appeared in the London Duty Free special edition Bombay Sapphire Gin, to celebrate the London 2012 Olympics....

Triple Sec (15ml), Mint Leaves (5), Lemon (Quarter ), Ginger Ale (60ml), Strawberry (3), Gin (30ml), Orange (Quarter ), Lime (Quarter ), Red vermouth (30ml), Cucumber (Slices)

10 ingredients
4.23 / 5

Birthday Bash Party

Birthday Bash Party is a vibrant and fruity cocktail that is perfect for celebrating any special occasion. It is a...

Lime juice (60ml), Melon liqueur (240ml), Apple Juice (120ml), White wine (120ml)

4 ingredients
3.92 / 5

Arctic Summer

The Arctic Summer is a bright and fruity cocktail served in a highball glass, designed to offer a refreshing escape,...

Gin (30ml), Lemonade (30ml), Grenadine (Teaspoon), Apricot Brandy (15ml)

4 ingredients
3.9 / 5

Gin and Cucumber

The Gin and Cucumber cocktail is a refreshing blend that highlights the botanical qualities of gin with the cool, crisp...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Gin (60ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Tonic water (300ml), Cucumber (5 slices)

5 ingredients
3.84 / 5

Pink Gin

The Pink Gin cocktail is a vibrant and refreshing drink that combines the classic crispness of gin with the sweet...

Cointreau (20ml), Lime juice (30ml), Soda water (90ml), Grenadine (Dash), Gin (60ml)

5 ingredients
3.69 / 5

Gin and Tonic with Cucumber Slices

The Gin and Tonic with Cucumber Slices is a refreshing twist on the classic gin and tonic, a beloved cocktail...

Mint Leaves (4), Lime (2 slices), Tonic water (200ml), Cucumber (2 slices), Dry gin (60ml)

5 ingredients
3.67 / 5

Greek Gin and Tonic

You might wonder if a gin and tonic is really a drink worthy of a post from us. But there...

Gin (60ml), Sugar Syrup (7.5ml), Tonic water (90ml), Cucumber (1), Rosemary (Sprig)

5 ingredients
3.61 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What are some popular gin cocktails for the summer?

Popular summer gin cocktails include the Gin Fizz, Pink Gin, and Sapphire Summer Cup. These drinks are typically light and refreshing, making them perfect for warm weather.

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What mixers can I use with gin for a summer cocktail?

Mixers that work well with gin in the summer include tonic water, soda water, lemonade, and a range of fruit juices like lime, lemon, and watermelon juice.

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How can I make gin cocktails less sweet?

To make gin cocktails less sweet, reduce the amount of sugar syrup or sweet liqueurs used. Incorporate more acidic ingredients like lemon or lime juice, and consider adding tonic or soda water for a balanced taste.

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What garnishes are good for gin cocktails?

Garnishes like cucumber slices, mint leaves, lemon or lime wedges, and fresh berries work well with gin cocktails. They add both aesthetic appeal and a burst of fresh flavor.

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Can gin cocktails be made ahead of time?

Yes, some gin cocktails can be prepared ahead of time. However, it's best to add any carbonated mixers, like tonic or soda water, just before serving to maintain the fizz. Store pre-mixed cocktails in the refrigerator to keep them chilled.

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