CAVALRY COCKTAILS AND MIXOLOGY

Find your favourite or a new mixology for your Horse Guards London Dry Gin.

How to make Gin Cocktails at home using the best gin for mixing. Our Horse Guards London Dry Gin was originally blended to be enjoyed neat or over ice as a sipping gin. However its the perfect gin for Gin and Tonic as well as the best gin for making cocktails.

Read on to find our Gin Cocktail recipes for shaking, mixing and stirring.

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TASTING NOTES

Horse Guards London Dry Gin boasts a predominant juniper flavour, perfectly balanced with juicy citrus notes and just a hint of spice. It’s spot on in a G&T as well as our signature Gin Cocktails, inspired by some of the Horse Guards’ most flamboyant historical characters.

NELL GWYNN
'G&T'

50ml HG Gin
HG Bitters
2 orange peels
3 juniper berries
Mediterranean tonic

Nell Gwynn was the long time mistress of King Charles II of England & Scotland. Called ‘Pretty, Witty Nell’, her story echoing the rags-to-royalty tale of Cinderella.

Well-balanced, ultra crisp with lingering citrus & cardamom. A premium smooth G&T. Horse guards is the perfect gin for Gin and Tonic

MARQUESS OF GRANBY
'RIFF ON A RAMBLE'

50ml HG Gin
12.5ml simple syrup
25ml fresh lemon juice
25ml Vermouth
3 raspberries

John Manners ‘Marquess of Granby’ was a commander who actively cared for his soldiers welfare and encouraged retired troopers to set up as publicans. Today, there are many pubs named after him.

Tart and sweet raisin with subtle tones of chocolate from the vermouth. A punchy bramble ‘riff’ – imagine ‘a Fab ice cream!’

LORD UXBRIDGE
'RIFF ON A GIMLET'

50ml HG Gin
3 basil leaves
2 slices cucumber
12.5ml fresh lime juice
25ml celery syrup
1 egg white
5ml St Germain

Legend has it that Lord Uxbridge was close to the Duke of Wellington when he was struck by cannon fire, “By God, sir, I’ve lost my leg!” – to which Wellington replied, ‘’By God, sir, so you have.’’

Refreshing & vibrant with a tart but silky mouthfeel, feels almost ‘Healthy’.

CHRISTINA BROOM
'MARTINI TWIST'

50ml HG Gin
5ml St Germain
25ml NZ Sauvignon
Blanc
25ml Lillet Vermouth
Orange twist

Appointed the official photographer to the Household Cavalry division, with a darkroom in the Chelsea Barracks. Christina was entirely self-taught and became the UK’s first female press photographer.

Clean and dry, with tropical aromatic overtones.

THE BURNABY
'SPICE ROUTE'

50ml HG Gin
25ml fresh lemon juice
12.5ml grapefruit simple syrup
25ml Cocchi Rosa
5ml Dry Vermouth
HG Bitters
Lemon twist

Fred Burnaby was a linguist, novelist and travel obsessive. He was the first to make a hot-air balloon trip from England to France. Along his travels, he enjoyed discovering herbs and spices from different countries. Perfumed and sharp with a pleasing aromatic bouquet.

JOHN 'BEAR' SHAW
'GIN PUNCH'

50ml HG Gin
2 slices cucumber
4 pink peppercorns
25ml fresh lemon juice
50ml fresh grapefruit juice
12.5ml Elderflower syrup
12.5ml Aperol
Elderflower tonic

Corporal John Shaw, a bear of a man, was a celebrated boxing champion at home and abroad. At over 6ft tall and weighing 15 stone, Shaw challenged every man in England and dutifully beat every single opponent.

Vibrant fruit and spice with a fresh lingering but mouth-watering palate.

How to make Gin Cocktails at home

Ever thought how to make your own cocktails at home. Watch our Mixologist Sam make the most popular Gin Cocktails with our video selection. Get your ingredients and get mixing along with Horse Guards.

Mediterranean G&T with Pedrino Spritz

An extremely delicious take
on the Classic G&T

Ingredients
1 bottle Pedrino Spritz
25ml Horse Guards Gin
1 slice citrus fruit of choice
1 glass full of ice

Instructions
Fill the glass with ice
Add the Horse Guards Gin
Top with Pedrino Spritz
Garnish with citrus fruit

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