Edinburgh restaurant Hey Palu is delivering home cocktail kits - and one is ideal for World Gin Day

Seven Crofts gin has teamed up with popular Edinburgh bar, Hey Palu to offer DIY kits just in time for World Gin Day on 13th June.

Published 11th Jun 2020
Updated 18 th Sep 2023

The Hey Palu at home drinks kits include a series of classic cocktails, ready to be mixed and served at home.

Drinks include a Cosmopolitan, Negroni, Manhattan and a Seven Crofts gin martini - ideal for this weekend and World Gin Day.

The kits, which are £7.50 each are available for delivery within a 5km radius of Hey Palu in Edinburgh's city centre.

How to order

Check the Hey Palu map to ensure you're in the delivery area.

Email your order, name, address and mobile number to hey@heypalu.com

Payment is being taken via PayPal.

Next day delivery orders must be submitted by 2pm the day before.

Cocktail recipes

Alex from Hey Palu has shared step by step videos and recipes for easy to make cocktails, which are perfect for those getting creative at home.

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Ingredients

35ml Seven Crofts gin

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35ml Cinzano Dry 1757 vermouth

2 drops Orange Bitters (Reagan's or Fee Brothers)

Lemon twist as garnish

Method

Add ice to shaker.

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Add drops of orange bitters and then the gin and vermouth.

Start to stir slowly, adding more ice if required.

Keep stirring until the shaker feels very cold and it’s harder to stir.

Strain into a chilled martini glass.

Finish with a lemon twist.

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Ingredients

50ml Seven Crofts gin

4-5 Fresh mint leaves

25ml Lime juice

15ml Simple syrup

Method

Slap mint leaves in your hand to release the aromas and oils.

Add the leaves to the cocktail shaker along with all the liquid ingredients.

Add ice, shake hard until the outside of the shaker feels very cold.

Double strain into a Nick and Nora glass.

About Seven Crofts gin

Made in the northwest Highlands of Scotland this classic, London-style gin is stocked in some of the world’s finest bars.

The small batch, dry gin is hand distilled in Ullapool with notes of perfumed forest fruits, and spicy hints of coriander and pink peppercorns giving it a long, warm finish.

Seven Crofts was launched in 2019 and is named after the original seven private dwellings that made up Ullapool in 1791.

Seven Crofts gin is available at selected retailers or for delivery nationwide online here.

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Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne, whisky and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind is the Food and Drink Editor and whisky writer for The Scotsman, as well as hosting Scran, The Scotsman's food and drink podcast.
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