4 Must-Try Gin Cocktail Recipes

May 22, 2013

The Good Life Cocktail

Jazz up your Memorial weekend with a refreshing gin cocktail! These cocktail recipes all feature micro-distilled gin from Watershed Distillery, the Ohio micro-distillery famous for world-class Vodka and Gin, and soon to be Bourbon.

The Good Life
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1 oz Aperol
0.5 oz Four Peel Gin
0.5 oz Blanco Tequila
0.5 oz Dolin Blanc Vermouth
1 Dash Angostura Bitters

Mix and serve over ice with a lemon twist.


1 oz Bourbon Barrel Gin (Watershed)
0.75 oz Green Chartreuse
0.5 oz Cynar
0.25 oz Luxardo Maraschino
0.75 Fresh Lime
0.25 Simple

Combine all ingredients in a mixing tin. Add ice and shake vigorously until well chilled. Strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with a skewered brandy cherry.

Oh My Word Cocktail

Room With A Grand View

2 oz Lady grey infused Four Peel Gin
3/4 oz Lemon Juice
1/2 oz Simple Syrup
1/2 oz Honey Syrup
Dash lemon Bitters
1.5 oz egg whites

Combine all ingredients into a mixing tin and "dry shake" until frothy. Add ice and shake until well chilled and double strain into a chilled coupe glass. Garnish with 5-6 drops of angostura bitters.

Room with a Grand View

Local Gin Fizz

1.5 oz Watershed Gin
0.75 oz Campari
1/4 oz Fresh Orange Juice
Dash simple syrup
Topped with Brut Champagne
Combine all ingredients except brut prosecco in a mixing tin and shake until well chilled. Strain into a Collins glass with ice and top with brut prosecco.

Local Gin Fizz

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