Enjoy a gin drink with a difference thanks to this Isle of Bute gin highball.

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Isle of Bute Gin charge their copper still with oyster shells fresh from Loch Fyne to add a delicate maritime essence to their spirit, the world’s first ever Oyster Gin. Enjoy it in this easy to make, refreshing cocktail.

Ingredients

  • 50ml Oyster Gin
  • 50ml Damiana flower infused syrup
  • Sliced chilli and ginger for garnish
  • Tonic water

Method

Fill glass with ice, add the Isle of Bute Oyster gin and syrup, top with tonic and stir before garnishing with sliced chilli and ginger.

For Damiana Flower Syrup: Pour boiling water over the flowers and simmer for 10 minutes.

Leave to infuse for an hour and then strain into a saucepan.

Add equal amount of white sugar to the saucepan, then heat to dissolve sugar.

Simmer for 5 minutes then let cool and use in cocktail.

About The Author

Rosalind Erskine

Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind writes for The Scotsman on all things food and drink related.

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About The Author

Rosalind Erskine

Known for cake making, experimental jam recipes, Champagne and gin drinking (and the inability to cook Gnocchi), Rosalind writes for The Scotsman on all things food and drink related.