This Pink Gin cocktail recipe combines the classic elegance of gin with a delightful twist of vibrant pink hues. Crafted with care, this cocktail is sure to impress your loved ones with how easy it is to make and it’s smooth flavor.
Elevate your next gathering with this delightful and visually stunning concoction. Cheers to a refreshing and memorable drinking experience!
Why you'll love this
Exquisite Blend of Flavors
This cocktail harmoniously balances the distinct botanical notes of gin with a subtle infusion of fruity flavors. The result is a cocktail that is both crisp and refreshing, with a touch of sweetness that tantalizes the palate.
With its alluring pink color, the Pink Gin cocktail is a visual delight that adds a touch of elegance to any occasion. Its captivating appearance makes it the perfect choice for birthdays, bridal showers, or any celebration that calls for a touch of glamour.
Versatile and Customizable
The cocktail offers endless possibilities for personalization. Feel free to experiment with different gin variations or add a splash of your favorite fruit juice to create your own unique twist. Whether you prefer a sweeter or more citrusy profile, this cocktail can be tailored to suit your taste preferences.
Simple to Prepare
This Pink Gin recipe is easy to follow, making it accessible to both seasoned mixologists and beginners. With just a few simple ingredients and a quick shake, you can effortlessly whip up this enchanting cocktail in no time, impressing your guests with minimal effort.
Pink Gin History
The history of the cocktail is actually super interesting and we can thank the British Royal Navy for this cocktail which was a way to make Angostura bitters more enjoyable which was being used as a treatment for sea sickness.
How to prepare Pink Gin
- Stir: Pour all ingredients and ice into a jug and stir.
- Strain: Strain into your serving glasses.
- Serve: Serve immediately.
Ingredients and substitutions for the Pink Gin
- Gin: A dry or unsweetened Gin is typically used here, however, this cocktail does lean to being rather strong so a sweetened Gin would also work.
- Angostura bitters: The second main ingredient in this traditional cocktail, the depth of flavor adds a balanced undertone.
- Lemon peel: The lemon peel adds a twist of flavor that works with the other ingredients. You could replace with orange or even grapefruit peel, if you prefer.
See recipe card for quantities.
How to make Pink Gin:
Pour all ingredients in a small jug and stir together.
Strain into your chilled glasses.
Garnish with a twist of lemon zest.
FAQ's for the best Pink Gin
What is the flavor profile of a Pink Gin cocktail?
The Pink Gin cocktail offers a delightful blend of flavors. It combines the botanical notes of gin with the aromatic and slightly bitter taste of Angostura bitters. The result is a refreshing and well-balanced cocktail with a touch of sweetness that complements the gin perfectly.
Can the cocktail be customized?
Absolutely! One of the great aspects of the Pink Gin cocktail is its versatility. You can easily customize it to suit your preferences. Feel free to experiment with different types of gin or even add a splash of your favorite fruit juice to enhance the fruity flavors. The possibilities for personalization are endless.
Is the cocktail easy to make?
Yes, the Pink Gin cocktail is simple to prepare, making it accessible to both experienced mixologists and beginners. With just a few basic ingredients and a quick stir, you can create this enchanting cocktail in no time. It's a hassle-free recipe that guarantees delicious results.
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This Pink Gin cocktail recipe combines the classic elegance of gin with a delightful twist of vibrant pink hues.
240 milliliters / 1 cup - 2 teaspoons dry Gin
100 milliliters / ⅓ cup + 1 tablespoon water, chilled
12 dashes Angostura Bitters
6 teaspoons simple syrup
3 ice cubes
- Pour all ingredients in a small jug and stir together.
- Strain into your chilled glasses.
- Garnish with a twist of lemon zest.
- Serve immediately.
Chilled glasses: Pink Gin is best served in chilled glasses so you’ll want to pop these into your fridge for 1 hour or freezer for 20 minutes prior to making these cocktails.
Strong cocktail: One of these is strong!!! Also, it leans more to a less sweet profile, so you might want to double the simple syrup in each cocktail to get that sweet spot on making this taste right for your preferences.
Garnish: The lemon zest twist is quite difficult to hold in place, so you could opt to skewer with a toothpick to keep it’s shape.
Adapted from Difford’s Guide
- Calories: 255 calories per serve
Keywords: drinks, alcoholic
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