It’s Monday, and some Mondays you just need to Gin & Bear It.

Here are some recipes, featuring our favourite Gin Star of Bombay, to get you through the work week.

Star of Bombay & Tonic:star-of-bombay-rock-star

  • 1 part Star of Bombay
  • 2 Parts Premium Tonic Water
  • One-Inch Cubed Ice
  • Orange Peel
  • Rocks Glass

Method – Add ingredients over ice into a rocks glass. Stir gently not to exhaust carbonation of tonic water. Squeeze oils from the orange peel toward glass.

Constellation:star-of-bombay-constellation

  • 1 part Star of Bombay
  • 0.5 Parts Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 0.5 Parts Tea Syrup
  • 1 Teaspoon St. Germain
  • 2 Parts Prosecco
  • Lavender Garnish
  • Champagne Flute

Method – Shake the gin, lemon juice, tea syrup and St. Germain with ice and fine-strain (syrup can be prepared in advance and must be served chilled.) Taking chilled champagne flute, pour into the gin mix. Add the prosecco over a bar spoon or by tilting the glass. Garnish with lavender.

50/50 Martini:star-of-bombay-50-50-martini

  • 1.5 Parts Star of Bombay
  • 1.5 Parts Martini Dry Vermouth
  • 2 Dashes Orange Bitters
  • Orange Peel
  • Chilled Coup Glass
  • Method –

Stir ingredients into an ice-filled mixing glass. Fine-strain the liquid into a chilled coupe glass in a circular motion from the outside of the glass towards its centre. Garnish with orange peel.

Galaxy Espresso Negroni:star-of-bombay-galaxy-espresso-negroni

  • 1 Part Star of Bombay
  • 1 Part Martini Rosso
  • 1 Part Campari
  • 0.5 Parts Coffee
  • Orange Wheel and Coffee Bean
  • Chilled Coupe Glass

Method – Stir ingredients into an ice-filled mixing glass. Fine-strain the liquid into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with the orange wheel and coffee bean.