Happy World Gin Day!

It is World Gin Day today!

Cape Byron Distillery, home of the highly awarded Brookie’s Gin, has three wintery cocktails that you can make at home today to celebrate this tasty spirit.

These cocktails also celebrates the uniqueness of Australian fruits and flavours as well.

Be sure to try these recipes out:

Cuppa Shirl. Supplied.


45 mL Shirl the Pearl by Brookie’s
30 mL Lemon juice
15 mL Honey Syrup
60 mL Hot water
Burnt Orange Wheel to Garnish
Combine all ingredients in a cup and stir, and garnish.
Drinking Instructions
Best served in a teacup, and perfectly paired with a blanket, fluffy socks and book.

Cassia Nova. Supplied.


50 ml Brookie’s Byron Dry Gin
15 ml toasted green apple & Cassia bark syrup
two dashes Angostura Bitters
Dehydrated cinnamon glazed apple wheel – to garnish
Combine all ingredients in a cup. Stir & strain into glass and garnish.
Drinking Instructions
Best served in a Nick & Nora glass whilst you stare longingly out a window watching the rain.

Mulled Slow. Supplied.

50ml Brookie’s Slow Gin
50ml Cloudy Apple Juice
50ml Water
1x Teaspoon Honey
1/2 Cinnamon Stick
2x Cardamom Pods
1/2x Teaspoon Ground Ginger
1x Orange Zest
1/2x Vanilla Pod
Add all ingredients (except slow Gin) to pan. Medium heat till boiling then reduce & simmer down for 15 mins. Add Slow Gin and strain into cup. Garnish with Orange Zest. Recipe for one serve/cup but we recommend cooking larger volumes to store in the fridge & enjoy as needed.
Drinking Instructions
Best served in a teacup, for those cold nights at home.

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