Make your own cocktails

 

For a great gin & tonic, just take a glass with some ice, pour in around 100ml of sparkling water, about 20ml of Jeffrey's, an appropriate great gin. Stir.

But if you want to shake it up a bit and make some amazing flavours at home (or ask when you find a bar or restaurant with the exceptional good taste to stock Jeffrey's), take some of our Handcrafted Cordial and find your own mix.  Here's a few recommendations of some firm favourites of ours.   

The Miller's Tale

Normally, Martin Miller's is seen as a superb clean and straight gin.  This mix takes it to another glorious dimension!

  • a measure of two of Martin Miller

  • a measure of Jeffrey's Sicilian Lemon & Warm Spices

  • Plenty of ice

  • A squeeze and a twist of lemon

Amazing Gordon

Many people are a bit sniffy about Gordon's.  We've surprised more than a few with this one, because the floral nature of Gordon's is completely masked normally.  This is a revelation.   

  • a measure of Gordon's Dry Gin

  • a measure of Jeffrey's Sicilian Lemon & Warm Spices

  • A squeeze and a twist of lemon

  • Plenty of ice

Little Monkey

We've known Sherwin and Tim pretty much since they started from a small still in the back of a pub and loved the distinctive oriental flavours of their gins.  This was the lovely mix we discovered early on.

  • a measure or two of Tarsier South-East Asian Dry Gin

  • a measure of Jeffrey's Lime, Galangal & Orange

  • A sliver of ginger

  • a sliver of chilli

  • plenty of ice

Warm Indian

Opihr is a gin which many people find difficult to pair with. Largely because they haven't tried this yet.  The hot version is equally great, but try this first.

 

  • a measure or two of Opihr  Gin

  • a measure of Jeffrey's Sicilian Lemon & Warm Spices 

  • plenty of ice

  • a sliver of chilli

Fruity Gordon

Many is the time we have had people say they don't like tonic but they do like Gordon's Pink Gin.  Equally many, after tasting this recipe, say they don't think they have tasted Gordon's Pink Gin properly before.

 

  • a measure or two of Gordon's Pink Gin

  • a measure of Jeffrey's Yarrow, Rosehip & Elderflower 

  • a slice of strawberry

  • a plenty of ice

Pink Monkey

They repeated the success of their first recipe when they introduced a Southeast Asian version of a pink gin, which is gorgeous.

  • a measure or two of Tarsier Oriental Pink Gin

  • a measure of Jeffrey's Yarrow, Rosehip & Elderflower

  • couple of raspberries

  • plenty of ice

Warmth of Seville

Tanqueray Sevilla is a solid favourite with a lot of people.  Everyone - honestly, everyone! - loves this.  Warm spices, oranges, what's not to like.  

  • a measure or two of Tanqueray Sevilla

  • a measure of Jeffrey's Sicilian Lemon  & Warm Spices

  • A slice of orange

  • plenty of ice

Rhubarb Rhubarb

This works with many rhubarb gins, but Tiger Ruby is particularly good.  The flavour of rhubarb is utterly amazing. 

  • a measure or two of Tiger Ruby

  • a measure of Jeffrey's Lime, Galangal & Orange

  • A slice of lime

  • plenty of ice

Wodka

Vodka is under-rated in these gin-laden times.  People forget that about 60% of vodka isn't the spirit.  There is a lot of opportunity for greatness. These are two examples.

  • a measure or two of Tiger Vodka or Arbikie Vodka

  • a measure of Jeffrey's Sicilian Lemon & Warm Spices

  • Slice of lemon

  • plenty of ice

Blooming Jeffrey's

The lovely floral nature of Bloom gin is enjoyed by many, but it is quite surprising just how well it comes through here.  Daffy's is a quite beautiful alternative (which we sometimes prefer).

  • a measure or two of Bloom or Daffy's gin

  • a measure of Jeffrey's Yarrow, Rosehip & Elderflower

  • Slice of lemon

  • plenty of ice

Classics Reshaped

Jeffrey's Bourbon Old-fashioned

They say if you have to have one cocktail, make it a Bourbon Old-fashioned.  Well we reckon this one knocks the spots off pretty much anything else..  

 

  • 2 measures of Woodford Reserve Bourbon

  • 1/2 a measure of Maple Syrup

  • 1 measure of Jeffrey's Not So Plain Tonic Syrup

  • 1 measure of water

  • Ice

  • Tumbler

  • Sadé on your music system

Relax & enjoy.

New ones

Surprising Irish

Another nice surprise was an Instagrammed cocktail from a Jeffrey's fan. (If you have any more great ideas, let us know!).  It would never have occurred to us, but genius takes many forms.

  • 1/2 a measure of Jeffrey's Yarrow, Rosehip & Elderflower

  • a measure or two of Jameson's Irish Whiskey

  • a little water to loosen

  • ice

Jeffrey's Negroni

The bitterness of quinine in a tonic syrup works brilliantly in a Negroni, but Jeffrey's Not So Plain tonic syrup makes this a bit special..  

 

  • 2 measures gin - say Broker's, maybe, but Tanqueray or Gordon's works as well

  • 2 measures Jeffrey's Not So Plain Tonic Syrup

  • 2 measures Aperol

  • A squeeze of lemon

  • A slice of lemon

And.. breathe.

 

Prosecco Jeffrey's

Prosecco's OK, we have nothing against Prosecco.  But add a little Yarrow, Rosehip & Elderflower and you have a thing of beauty.  Just saying.  

 

  • 1/2 a measure of Jeffrey's Yarrow, Rosehip & Elderflower

  • 1 serve of Prosecco

Hot Christmas Gins

Warm Spices

Opihr works wonderfully well with the spices of our Original Recipe and with a pre-warmed mug and a touch of Orange you'll be warm inside even if it's not warm out. 

 

  • 2 measures of Jeffrey's Original Recipe Tonic Syrup

  • 1 measure of Opihr Gin

  • measures of boiling water

  • A slice of Orange, or Orange peel

Equals Winter Wonderland!

Christmas in Southeast Asia

Let the taste of this hot G&T transport you to the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand. Tarsier gin has exotic flavours such as Calamansi and Kampot Pepper, and the Galangal from both gin and tonic will take you on a journey across Southeast Asia.

 

  • 1 measure of Tarsier Gin

  • 1 measure of Jeffrey's Lime, Galangal & Orange Tonic Syrup

  • 4 measures of boiling water

  • A slice of Orange peel

Enjoy!

Classic Christmas Hot Gin

The flavours of cinnamon (from our Cassia), nutmeg, allspice and clove are a natural fit with the lovely marmalade

Orange of Tanqueray Sevilla.  You'd think it would work.  Surprise, surprise - it's gorgeous.

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  • 1 measure of Tanqueray Sevilla Gin

  • 1 measure of Jeffrey's Original Recipe Tonic Syrup

  • 4 measures of boiling water

  • Add a cinnamon stick and a slice of orange if you like

Feel the warm glow :).

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