GIN RECIPES

A unique ensemble of botanicals from the many places where her spirit dwells. In seas streams, rivers and lakes. Every well, spring or high waterfall, across the vast landscape of the African continent.

MERANDA BLUE RECIPES

BLUE, SMOOTH AND SPICY

GIN’TLEMAN

Meranda Blue Gin50ml
Dry Lemon Soda 200ml
Sugar Syrup10ml
Fresh Lemon Juice25ml
Angostura Bitters3-4 Dashes
GlassA large stemmed red wine glass
GarnishLemon Peel
MethodAdd Gin, lemon juice, syrup and bitters to the Glass. Add good quality ice cubes and top with dry lemon soda. Stir well and apply Garnish to the surface of the drink.

A MERMAID’S TALE

Meranda Blue Gin50ml
Aperol20ml
Sugar Syrup25ml
Fresh Lemon Juice25ml
Indian Tonic WaterTop Up
Fresh Thyme1 Sprig
GlassTall Collins Glass
GarnishThyme
MethodAdd all the ingredients into a shaker except the tonic, add ice and shake well. Strain the liquid into a Collins glass filled with ice and then top with the tonic water. Clap the sprig of thyme and place into the drink. Enjoy!

MERANDA DRY RECIPES

CLEAR, ZESTY AND DRY

POETRY IN MOTION

Meranda Dry Gin50ml
Fresh Lemon Juice15ml
Campari 15ml
Absinthe5ml
Egg White From 1 Egg (Important: No Yolk)
Vanilla Syrup1 Sprig
GlassCoupette Glass or Champagne Flute
GarnishLemon Zest
MethodAdd all the ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice and shake very well. The better the shake the better the egg white will make a foam on the surface of the drink. Strain into the chilled glass and then zest a lemon peel over the surface of the drink. Serve and Enjoy!

THE FINAL CHAPTER

Meranda Dry Gin50ml
Indian Tonic Water100ml
Simple Syrup25ml
Cucumber 5 wheels
Rosemary 1 Sprig
GlassStemmed Cocktail Glass (40cl)
GarnishCucumber and Rosemary
MethodIn a cocktail shaker, add the cucumber wheels, a small prig of rosemary and the sugar syrup. Muddle well to get the juices out of the cucumber and the oils from the rosemary. Then add the Gin and ice and shake very well. Then Strain this liquid through a flour sieve into the glass to hold back any cucumber and rosemary. Fill the glass with good ice and then top with Tonic. Apply garnish and serve. Enjoy!

MERANDA ROSE´ RECIPES

PINK, FRUITY AND FLORAL

THE AFRICAN COSMO

Meranda Rose Gin25ml
Cranberry Juice50ml
Fresh Lime Juice10ml
Cointreau 20ml
GlassMartini Glass / Or Coupette Glass
GarnishOrange Zest
MethodAdd all the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake well. Strain the liquid into a chilled martini glass (out of the freezer) and then zest an orange peel over the surface of the drink. Serve and Enjoy!

GRAPEFRUIT SOUR

Meranda Rose Gin50ml
Grapefruit Juice25ml
Agave Syrup25ml
Angostura Bitters 2-3 dashes
GlassTumbler Glass
GarnishFresh Mint / Crushed Ice
MethodAdd the Gin, Syrup and grapefruit juice to a whisky tumbler glass and stir. Fill the glass with crushed ice until the ice is higher than the liquid. Dash the bitters onto the ice surface and place a sprig of fresh mint into the crushed ice. Serve and Enjoy!

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R305 (Old Riversdale Road)

Still Bay

6674

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