Celebrate World Gin Day with these drinks from Hendrick's.

Raise a glass to World Gin Day, or simply try something new at home with these Hendrick’s drinks recipes.

Distilled and bottled in Scotland, Hendrick’s Gin is made with 11 of botanicals, before being infused with rose and cucumber essences to give its distinctive taste.

The brand are also one of the first to deviate away from a traditional lemon or lime garnish, making a slice of cucumber in a Hendrick’s G&T their calling card.

To celebrate World Gin Day this month, and give Hendrick’s fans a chance to get creative at home, the brand has shared a range of drinks recipes – including a collaboration from Elysa McGuire of Edinburgh’s Lucky Liquor.

Sarah Berardi, Hendrick’s brand ambassador for Scotland and the North of England comments: “Hendrick’s is so delightfully easy to work with.

“Its light florality elevates any cocktail, and the cucumber infusion adds a wonderful crisp finish. A nice long refreshing Hendrick’s highball is exactly what I want this summer, be it our Cucumber Lemonade or Elysa’s Green Thumb cocktail.”

The drinks

Elysa McGuire of Lucky Liquor Co. in Edinburgh has shared her Green Thumb cocktail recipe so you can recreate it at home:

GREEN THUMB

  • 45 ml Hendrick’s Gin
  • 20 ml lime juice
  • 15 ml sugar syrup
  • 8 pc mint leaves
  • 5 pc sugar snap peas (mangetout)
  • Pinch of salt
  • Top with soda

Method: Muddle sugar snap peas in tin then add rest of ingredients. Shake together with ice. Fine strain into a Collins glass over ice. Top with soda. Garnish with Mint Sprig.

Those who prefer a refreshingly classic Hendrick’s Gin summer cocktail can recreate these following the recipes below:

hendrick's drinksHendrick’s Cucumber Lemonade

  • 50ml Hendrick’s Gin
  • 20ml Lemon Juice
  • 20ml Sugar Syrup
  • Top with Soda Water
  • 3 Thinly Sliced Rounds of Cucumber
  • Lemon Wheel

Method: Combine all ingredients in a highball filled with cubed ice. Lightly stir and serve. Garnish with 3 thinly sliced rounds of cucumber and a lemon wheel.

hendrick's drinksHendrick’s gin & tonic

  • 50ml Hendrick’s Gin
  • 150ml Tonic Water
  • 3 Thinly Sliced Rounds of Cucumber

Method: Combine all ingredients in a highball glass filled with cubed ice. Lightly stir and serve. Garnish with 3 thinly sliced rounds of cucumber.