Don’t be deceived by the brief rise in temperature, the weather man says there’s another cold snap coming soon. Seek solace in a limited-edition bottle of Beefeater Winter, with its delicious combo of cinnamon, nutmeg and pine shoot botanicals it’s the perfect base for making all manner of warmed, spiced cocktails to enjoy from now until Christmas.

Christmas Kiss

 

 

Beefeater Christmas Kiss

A sparkling drink to serve under the mistletoe

50ml Beefeater Winter gin
25ml cranberry juice
25ml ginger ale

Glass:
Collins/Highball

Garnish:
Lime squeeze

Method:
Pour gin and cranberry into a glass over ice. Top with ginger ale and garnish with squeeze of lime.

Juniper Eggnog

 

 

Juniper Eggnog

A wonderful twist on a classic

50ml Beefeater Winter gin
50ml milk
50ml cream
1 egg yolk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
1 clove
1 pinch ground cinnamon
1 pinch ground nutmeg

Glass:
Cup or tankard

Garnish:
Grating of nutmeg and juniper berry

Method:
*In a saucepan, blend and gently heat milk with cinnamon, cloves and vanilla essence. Keep stirring and remove from heat just before boiling.

* In a bowl, whisk sugar and egg yolk until light and fluffy.
* Slowly add milk mixture in saucepan whilst continuing to whisk.
* Return to heat continuing to stir until it starts to resemble custard. Do not let boil.
* Strain into a jug and allow to cool down in a fridge for an hour or two.
* Stir in the gin and cream and return to the fridge overnight.
* Serve in cups with a grating of nutmeg and juniper berry.

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