Best Summer Gin Cocktails
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Jun 09 2019 / Richard Thompson

Best Summer Gin Cocktails

It’s summer! Which means it’s time to unveil our best summer gin cocktails. We develop bespoke cocktail lists for venues across Yorkshire, and these are some of our favourites for summer 2021.

These delicious gin cocktails for summer are Instagram-friendly, and they all contain our premium gin made from grapes. Follow these easy summer cocktail recipes containing gin for garden parties, picnics or whatever you have planned this summer!

Looking for year-round tipples? Check out our classic gin cocktail recipes.

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Tastiest Summer Gin Cocktails

 

1. Rose Gin Fizz

Our Rose Gin Fizz is a lovely little number where floral and citrus notes mingle. You’ll need 35ml Sing Gin, 25ml rose water, 25ml grapefruit juice and 10ml lemon juice. Top this lovely lot with sparkling wine or champagne. This is a wonderful gin cocktail to serve on special occasions, and all of your guests will want to know what’s in it.

 

2. Taste of the East

If you’re feeling exotic, try our Taste of the East. Measure out 35ml Sing Gin, 20ml lychee juice, 50ml blueberry juice and 10ml vanilla. Serve with crushed ice and a lavender sprig for a splash of fragrant colour. Now, are you in Yorkshire or Thailand?

 

3. Elderflower Collins

Elderflower Cooler

After something lighter? Our Elderflower Collins is a little twist on the world-famous Tom Collins cocktail. Pour out 35ml Sing Gin, 15ml Supasawa Lime & Lemon and 20ml elderflower cordial. Add cubed ice. Top with sparkling water and garnish with a sprig of rosemary. Superb.

 

4. Blackberry Gin Fizz

Blackberry Gin Fizz Cocktail for Christmas

This twist on the gin fizz uses fresh summer berries to give the cocktail a stunning deep purple hue. To make, muddle a small handful  of blackberries with 10ml sugar syrup. Add 35ml Sing Gin with 15ml lemon juice and top with soda. For special occasions, top up with prosecco or sparkling wine instead.

 

5. Elderflower Cooler

This gin cocktail tastes like a July day in an English garden. Combine 35ml Sing Gin with 20ml elderflower cordial and 10ml lemon juice. Top with sparkling water and garnish with a sprig of rosemary for a beautifully fragrant summer cocktail.

 

6. Floradora

Floradora Cocktail

Floradora Cocktail Recipe: 50ml Sing Gin, 20ml Fresh Lime Juice, 25ml Raspberry Syrup, Top with Ginger Ale. Garnish with Raspberries and Lime Wedge.

Gin, raspberries, lime and ginger – what’s not to love about this delightful, vibrant red concoction! Shake 35ml Sing Gin with 20ml lime juice and 25ml raspberry syrup. Pour into your favourite glass, top with ginger ale and garnish with fresh raspberries and a lime wheel.

 

7. Plum Spritz

You might associate plums with the colder months, but lengthening this recipe with soda water transforms it into a refreshing drink for summer. Shake 35ml Sing Gin with 15ml St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur and 25ml plum syrup. Top with soda and garnish with a sprig of thyme and plum slices.⠀⠀

 

8. Sing’s Ginger Brew

Sing's Ginger Brew cocktail

If your go-to order in beer gardens is alcoholic ginger beer when the sun is shining, you’ll love this Sing Gin special summer recipe. Pour 30ml Sing Gin, 30ml lemon juice, 30ml ginger syrup, and top with London Pride Ale. Cheers!

 

9. Sing Fling

Gin and grapefruit juice

Sing Fling: 35ml Sing Gin, 20ml Pink Grapefruit Juice, 20ml Rhubarb Syrup and 5ml Rhubarb Liqueur.

Grapefruit is one of our favourite garnishes for gin, and this citrus-heavy summer gin cocktail will impress everyone at barbecues this summer. Shake 50ml Sing Gin with 20ml pink grapefruit juice, 20ml light rhubarb syrup and 5ml rhubarb liqueur. Strain and pour into a cobbler glass filled with ice, then top with fresh rose petals for added floral vibes.

 

10. Summer Sing Fizz

Sing Gin Spritz

This combination of gin, ginger and mint will cool you down when you’re enjoying the sun. To make a Summer Sing Fizz, simply shake 35ml Sing Gin, 15ml lemon juice, 10ml ginger syrup and five mint leaves. Fine strain and top with 20ml sparkling wine. Garnish with a fragrant sprig of mint.

 

11. Grapefruit Gin Spritz

Grapefruit Gin Spritz

Pour 30ml Sing Gin, 20ml fresh orange juice, 50ml pink grapefruit juice and Fever Tree Blood Orange Soda over ice and garnish with a half slice of grapefruit. This gin cocktail is perfect for summer because of its fun orange colour and its zesty kick.

 

12. Sing and Tonic

Perfect Sing Gin & Tonic

Sticking to the classics? Pour the perfect serve gin and tonic by topping 50ml Sing Gin with Fever-Tree Mediterranean Tonic in a highball glass filled with ice, and garnishing with a mint sprig or orange slice – depending on your preference. Can’t beat it.

 

13. Blueberry Gin Fizz

Blueberry Gin Fizz Cocktail

Another twist on the iconic gin fizz recipe is this blue-toned Blueberry Gin Fizz. Made with 35ml Sing Gin, 25ml blueberry syrup, 15ml fresh lemon juice and topped with soda, you can add a sprig of mint to lift this easy summer gin cocktail.

 

14. Twist on a Classic Martini

Ginger plays nicely with gin because it’s often one of the botanicals used in gin production, so this reimagining of the classic martini is a no-brainer. Shake 50ml Sing Gin, 25ml Extra Dry Vermouth and 15ml ginger syrup. Strain into a rocks glass and garnish with a lemon twist. Voila – you have a sophisticated cocktail that sings with summery heat.

 

Which of these easy summer gin cocktail recipes is your favourite? We’d love to see your creations, so upload a picture of your Sing Gin cocktail and tag us on  FacebookTwitterInstagram and Pinterest.

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