6 Refreshing Gin And Peppermint Cocktails For Your Next Party
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Ever tried mixing gin and peppermint together? It makes an interesting and tasty cocktail! Gin and peppermint are a match made in cocktail heaven. Gin can be enjoyed on its own or used in fun cocktails. Gin has been popular for hundreds of years and there are many kinds to try. It's an exciting spirit with lots of flavour. Peppermint leaves taste minty and cool. It has a lovely fresh smell that people really like. 

The gin's heat pairs perfectly with the cooling peppermint. It's an unexpected combination that works surprisingly well. The next time you want to mix up your usual gin and tonic, try replacing the tonic with peppermint syrup or peppermint tea. Just add some fresh peppermint leaves for garnish, and you'll have a cool, crisp cocktail with a delicious minty twist! Gin and peppermint cocktails are the move for your next gathering. 

Want to explore the magical world of gin and peppermint cocktails? Here are some you've got to try:  

Amarula Grasshopper 

To make this creamy, minty cocktail, grab a shaker and add 15 ml gin, 15 ml Amarula Cream Liqueur, 15 ml white crème de menthe, and 30 ml single cream. Pop in some ice, cover and shake that shaker like you're dancing! Strain the chilled, frothy mixture into a fancy glass. Top with a fresh mint sprig and grated chocolate if you want to get fancy. Let the smooth mint and cream flavours melt on your tongue.  

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Minty White Lady 

Gather 45 ml of gin, 25 ml of white crème de menthe, 15 ml of lemon juice, 1 egg white and mint leaves and lemon peel to decorate. Put everything except the ice into a cocktail shaker. Shake it up really good without ice first. This helps make it frothy. Next, add ice and shake again until it's very cold. Finally, strain the cocktail into a fancy glass filled with ice. Top with a sprig of mint and a lemon peel twist for a pretty garnish. 

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Lemon, Gin & Mint Mojito 

Put 50 ml gin, 6 mint leaves, and 10 ml sugar syrup in a tall glass. Crush the mint leaves gently with a spoon. Stir in the gin and syrup. Fill your glass with ice cubes. Pour in soda water to fill it up. Drop a lemon slice and mint sprig on top to decorate it. This yummy cocktail tastes great with a citrusy gin like Six Bells. Enjoy the refreshing cocktail! 

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Cucumber, Mint & Elderflower Gin Cooler 

This drink is super easy to make and tastes so fresh and delicious! All you need is 45ml gin, a couple little cubes of cucumber, 3 mint leaves, 10 ml elderflower syrup (or sugar syrup if you don't have elderflower), squeeze of lime juice, and tonic or soda water. Put some ice in your glass. Gently mash the cucumber and mint together in the glass. Then add the gin, elderflower syrup, and lime juice. Finally, top it up with tonic or soda water. Give it a little stir and add a sprig of mint or cucumber slice.   


Make a simple but tasty drink with just a few ingredients. Put 50 ml of gin, 2 teaspoons of marmalade, 10 ml of lemon juice, and 10 mint leaves in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake for 10 seconds. Pour the mixture into a glass filled with ice. Top it off with elderflower tonic and garnish with a mint sprig. For extra flavour, add a slice of grapefruit or orange. Enjoy! 

Peppermint Martini Royale 

This cocktail is easy to make and perfect for your next party. Mix the gin, vermouth, and peppermint syrup in a glass with ice and stir. Then strain into a chilled glass and top with champagne. Add peppermint candy for looks and taste. 

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The peppermint gives it a cool, fresh flavour that goes great with the gin. Your friends will love sipping this drink! It's a simple and delicious cocktail that looks and tastes fancy.