#ThirstyThursday: How to make fruity gin cocktails

By Supplied Content Time of article published Feb 8, 2018

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Gin is inspiring the resurgence of the classic cocktail culture — mixologists are enjoying the versatility of the liquid, inventing a myriad of flavor profiles, crafting modern versions of classic cocktails and inventing completely new ones. 

To awaken the legendary mixologist in you, Gordon's Gin has compiled these bespoke cocktails to help you quench your thirst and keep the summer vibes alive.  

These delicious and refreshing gin cocktails are made for summer and feature light and fresh ingredients like citrus, herbs. 

Recipe: The Salty Dog

This is a twist to an old time favorite cocktail recipe. 

Made with grapefruit juice, Gordon’s London Dry Gin, and soda with lime for garnish and a salted rim! It’s the perfect not-too-sweet thirst quencher. 

2 parts Gordon’s Gin

3 parts grapefruit juice

1 slice grapefruit

Rim with salt crystals


Salt the rim of a highball glass. Pour the Gordon’s Gin and grapefruit juice into a chilled cocktail shaker filled with ice.

Strain into the glass without the ice.

Garnish with a slice of grapefruit.

Recipe: Gordon’s Gin & Juice

This is an old time classic cocktail loved by many for it’s refreshing qualities. This is a perfect cocktail for late breakfast and early brunches, sunsets and afternoon drinks. 


1 part Gordon’s Gin

1 part grapefruit juice

2 parts orange juice

1 slice grapefruit

1 slice orange


Pour the liquid ingredients into a shaker filled with ice.

Shake well and pour into a highball glass.

Garnish with a slice of grapefruit and a slice of orange.

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