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24 Sep 2017

Toronto

By Gracie Carroll

4 Fabulous Valley of Mother of God Cocktail Recipes for G&T Day!

By Gracie Carroll

Valley Mother of God Gin

The Gin & Tonic is a classic cocktail that you may be overlooking when it comes to creative possibilities in your home bar, or even when reviewing a trendy cocktail menu. Since today is officially G&T Day, we have partnered with Valley of Mother of God – a beautiful gin distilled right here in Ontario – to share four fabulous G & T cocktail recipes to celebrate Gin & Tonic Day!

Keep reading for how to make them!

 

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THE HARTLEY G&T

Elegant and bubbly, this heavenly cocktail will set the mood for a romantic evening

INGREDIENTS: 

65 mL Valley of Mother of God Dry Gin 

150 mL Fever Tree Tonic 

10 mL Campari Aperitivo 

5 mL Freshly Squeezed Orange Juice 

Slice of Orange or a twist to garnish 

DIRECTIONS: 

To a chilled glass, add lots of ice, Valley of Mother of God gin and slowly pour the tonic down the spiral of a cocktail spoon to retain its effervescence. Finally add Campari Aperitivo, freshly squeezed orange juice and garnish. Enjoy

 

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THE PINKERTON G&T

Refreshingly tart, mild smoke and spice

INGREDIENTS:

65 mL Valley of Mother of God Maplewood Smoked Gin 

150 mL Premium Tonic 

2-3 dashes Angostura Bitters 

Garnish: Wedge of Grapefruit & Pink Peppercorns

DIRECTIONS:

1. Fill a gin balloon glass 3/4 full of ice then stir gently for 15 seconds with a bar spoon to chill the glass. Pour away any liquid from the melted ice.

2. Top up the glass with more ice then add the Smoked Gin to coat the ice as you pour. Add the tonic, pouring slowly to keep its fi zz

3. Add 2-3 dashes of Angostura Bitters

4. Gently squeeze grapefruit wedge over ice to add a splash of juice a

 

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SPANISH-STYLE GIN TONICA

Typically served in an oversized balloon glass to help bring the aromatics toward the nose.

INGREDIENTS:

65 mL Valley of Mother of God Dry Gin

150 mL Premium Tonic

Aromatics: Charred lemon, black peppercorns, coriander seeds, fresh rosemary sprig

DIRECTIONS: 

1. Heat a cast iron fry pan or heavy non-stick pan on high. 

2. Cut the lemon into quarters and place cut side down in the hot pan. Once lemon is charred, turn to char the other cut edge. Remove from the pan and set aside to cool. 

3. Put the rosemary, coriander seeds and gin into a cocktail shaker. Use a wooden spoon to lightly bash the aromatics. 

4. Place lots of ice into a balloon glass. 

5. Pour gin into the glass and top up with tonic water. 

6. Garnish with a small pinch of whole black peppercorns and a sprig of fresh rosemary rolled between the hands to release the oils.

 

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IN THE HILLS G&T

Bright forest fruit, mild smoke and herbal

INGREDIENTS:

65 mL Valley of Mother of God Maplewood Smoked Gin 

150 mL Premium Tonic 

Garnish: Blackberries & Bay Leaf

DIRECTIONS: 

1. Fill a gin balloon glass 3/4 full of ice then stir gently for 15 seconds with a bar spoon to chill the glass. Pour away any liquid from the melted ice. 

2. Top up the glass with more ice, then add the Smoked Gin to coat the ice as you pour. Add the tonic, pouring slowly to keep its fizz. 

3. Add blackberries and bay leaf to the cocktail and stir. Enjoy!

For more information on Valley of Mother of God, click HERE.

xo

@EDITSEVEN

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