Sipping on Gin & Juice – Pink Cocktails to get you in the mood

What’s that sound? Oh yes, the congratulatory cheer that it’s 1) Pay Day Weekend 2) you totally nailed Dry January and 3) Galentine’s and /or Valentine’s Day is just around the corner!

Here at House of Coco we don’t always give Valentine’s Day the celebration it deserves. But, whether you are lucky in love, feeling a bit unloved or couldn’t give a monkeys…this year we’re going for it – any excuse for a little party, right?

To kick you off we’d like to introduce you to the gorgeous Edgerton Pink Gin which contains Damiana, a natural aphrodisiac! Pink gin is actually a traditionally nautical tipple, initially as a cure for sea sickness- let’s see how we can use it as an antidote to sickly sweet V-day selfies with these sassy Edgerton Pink Negronis…

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Ingredients

120g golden caster sugar

3 cloves, pinch of black pepper

Zest of 2 oranges

1 cinnamon stick

500ml Edgerton Original Pink Gin

 

 

 

 

Method

Add all of the ingredients, except for the gin, to a small Pan. Gently bring the mixture to the boil then simmer over a low heat for 8-10 minutes, until it forms light syrup.

Take off the heat and leave to cool. Pour the cooled syrup and its infusions into a glass bottle and top up with the gin.

Shake well and store for at least 2 weeks to infuse.

Head over to www.edgertonpinkgin.co.uk for more info on where to grab your bottle!

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Anna Willatt

A chronic over researcher, Anna is the one who will sniff out all the unusual things to do at a destination and create a spreadsheet of options so there's no FOMO. Less likely to be spotted at an infinity pool, Anna will be finding dive bars, flea markets, 3rd wave coffee shops and chatting with locals to find out what they get up to...and sharing that intel here as part of #TeamCoco.

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