Old Fashioned Gin Bouquet Cocktail
Spruce up a normal gin old fashioned with a few herbs. Whether you want to use up some herbs or you are lucky enough to have a garden and want to highlight the fruits of your labour, this is a simple recipe that plays on the classic old fashioned cocktail. And you can use the syrup in other concoctions too - it’s delicious with a splash of soda water.
How to make an Old Fashioned Gin Bouquet cocktail
60ml Distillery Botanica Garden Grown gin
5ml bouquet garni syrup*
Few drops lemon juice
Stir all ingredients over a glass full of ice.
Strain and pour into fresh glass with ice cube.
How to make a bouquet garni syrup
Make up your bouquet garni - in this case, we used a few sprigs of basil flowers, thyme and sage
Stir around 100g sugar with 100ml water over low heat.
Once sugar fully dissolved, turn off heat. Add your herbs into the syrup to infuse.
Infuse around half hour then remove herbs.