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3 Gin Cocktail Recipes With A Twist, Because We Could All Use A Drink

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I don’t know about you guys, but for we Sydney folks it’s been a bloody DAY. Personally, I plan to deal with it by locking myself inside and making fabulous cocktails.

So it’s perfect timing that gin experts Bombay Sapphire just released a new special edition ‘Sunset’ gin, which throws golden turmeric, Indian white cardamom, and Spanish mandarin into the mix. They’ve also shared three cocktail recipes and, frankly, any excuse will do.

Sunset Negroni

Image: provided / Bombay Sapphire


  • 25ml Bombay Sapphire sunset
  • 25ml Sweet Vermouth
  • 25ml Bitter liqueur
  • Orange zest (garnish)
  • Star Anise (garnish)

Method: Build over cubed ice in the glass and stir. Garnish accordingly before serving and serve in a rocks glass.

Sunset Buck


  • 50ml Bombay Sapphire sunset
  • 100ml Ginger Ale
  • Squeeze of fresh lime (then discard)
  • Slice of fresh ginger (garnish)

Method: Build over cubed ice, add a squeeze of fresh lime and then garnish with a slice of ginger and serve in a wine glass or a highball.

Sunset & Tonic

Image: provided / Bombay Sapphire


  • 50ml Bombay Sapphire sunset
  • 100ml premium tonic water
  • Orange wheel (garnish)
  • Star Anise (garnish)

Method: Build over cubed ice (orange wheel first), garnish and serve in a wine glass or a highball.

Honestly, catch me making Negronis all weekend — because if we can’t go out to party we may as well bring the party to ourselves, right? If you’re lucky enough to be in a state not currently directly dealing with Covid, please make these for all your friends and poor some out for the rest of us. No, I’m fine, really.

If that’s still not enough to get you through, here’s 16 more. You’re welcome.

(All images: provided / Bombay Sapphire)