To celebrate International Gin & Tonic Day today, The Botanist’s team of mixologists have created two bespoke cocktails and three gin & tonic mixes using the freshest artisanal ingredients. Gin lovers will be able to taste this dedicated G&T cocktail menu for the next two weeks at newly renovated restaurant and boutique cocktail bar InSitu, located in Manly.
The Botanist’s gin & tonic creations and cocktails, created by Brand Ambassador Josh O’Brien, are perfect for every palate, from the ‘Donna Summer’, a fruity twist on the classic G&T that’s perfect for sipping at sunset, to ‘The Lennon’, a beautifully sweet and fragrant. Like having a bouquet of roses, except you can drink this one. Finally, the ‘Basil Brush’ boasts crisp, sweet and savoury flavours from the Mediterranean take us on a holiday we sorely need. The two speciality cocktails include the Lavender Bees Knees and Lemon Myrtle Gimlet, two fresh spring cocktails perfect for the warmer weather.
Lavender Bees Knees
50ml The Botanist
20ml Fresh Lemon Juice
15ml Lavender Honey**
Method: Shake and fine strain into chilled coup. Garnish with lavender flower. **Brew 300ml lavender tea, add to 300ml honey. Stir to dissolve. Bottle and chill.
Lemon Myrtle Gimlet
60ml The Botanist
20ml Lemon Myrtle cordial**
15ml lime juice
Method: Shake and fine strain in chilled coup. Garnish with lime twist.
Ingredients for Lemon Myrtle Cordial Ingredients:
500ml boiling water
500g white sugar
2 teaspoons Lemon myrtle leaves
Zest from 2 limes
Method: Combine and bring to the boil, strain and cool before bottling.
The Botanist Gin features sweet and earthy flavours combined with delicate floral and herbal notes of the 22 botanicals of the Islay. Each sip of this gin reveals deeper layers and more complex combinations of delicate flavours. The Botanist Gin boasts a rich and mellow taste that is cool on entry then warming across the palate, stimulating the taste buds with a round mouthfeel and citrus freshness, perfect for Sydney’s warmer weather.
InSitu impeccable décor showcases mid-century modern design with a splash of rock ‘n’ roll retro. Stand-out features in the newly renovated bar include a beautiful fifteen-metre rainforest-green marble bartop, a 70’s inspired live music corner, multiple outdoor alfresco dining spaces and handcrafted banquet seating.
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