Lazy Sunday: Gin & Gingerbread Cocktail


Fancy impressing guests this party season with a warming festive cocktail? Well the gin legends at Four Pillars have teamed up with Nate Brown, co-founder of London bar Merchant House, to create this hearty Gin & Gingerbread concoction - a warming mix of gin and stout, with a sparkling of festive spice. Perfect for your New Years Eve party or for enjoying by the fire, this is a delightful cocktail for the festive season.

Gin cocktail in copper mugs


Gin & Gingerbread

Ingredients - Serves Two

60ml Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin
1 bottle of Stout
A pinch of ground ginger and ground cinnamon

For the Gingerbread Syrup

500g demerara sugar
500ml hot water
1 tbsp ground ginger
1 tbsp ground cinnamon
1 tbsp ground nutmeg
1 tbsp vanilla essence


* In a saucepan dissolve the sugar and water together. Mix in the ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla essence and stir to taste. The mixture will keep for around four weeks when refrigerated.

* Mix the Four Pillars Rare Dry Gin with a single shot of the gingerbread syrup. Pour over the measure of stout and froth using a cordless milk frother. Once frothy, pour into copper mugs over ice and serve with a festive sprinkle of ginger and cinnamon.


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