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Looking for some Christmas cocktail inspiration? 🍸

We’re here to help you plan the perfect #Christmas with some festive cocktail inspiration? 🍸 For a second year running, we’ve enlisted the help of Dan and Alan from the City of Aberdeen Distillery & Gin School - who share two of their favourite show-stopper cocktails. Cheers!


Cocktail One - Rubus Idaeus


"Squish, mix, shake and pour. Easy to make, hard to forget."

What you'll need

  •  1½ shot (37.5ml) of Fresh Gin (available at the distillery shop)
  •  ½ shot (12.5ml) of Triple Sec
  •  1 shot (25ml) fresh lime
  •  ½ shot (12.5ml) shot of Gomme
  • Small punnet of raspberries
  • Ice
  • Cocktail shaker
  • Julep strainer (or tea strainer)
  • Muddler 
  • Coupette glass

Step by step

  • Crush raspberries with gomme
  • Mix and shake with all ingredients with ice
  • Double strain into a chilled coupette glass
  • Garnish wish a curl of lime and a raspberry
  • Enjoy!




Cocktail Two - Daisy Chain

"A popular drink during Prohibition in the United States (1920's). Based on a Margarita, which in Spanish means "Daisy"."

What you'll need

  •  1½ shot (37.5ml) of Fresh Gin (available at the distillery shop)
  • ½ shot (12.5ml) of Falernum
  • 1 shot (25ml) fresh lemon
  • ½ shot (12.5ml) Elderflower Gomme
  • Bitter lemon
  • Lemon sugar
  • Ice
  • Cocktail shaker
  • Julep strainer (or tea strainer)
  • Coupette glass

Step by step

  • Prepare a chilled Coupette glass
  • Create a rim of lemon sugar around the rim of the glass
  • Combine the ingredients (except the bitter lemon)
  • Double strain into the glass
  • Top with bitter lemon
  • Garnish with a dehydrated lemon
  • Enjoy!

Their delicious range of Gins are available to purchase here.

(Image Credits: City of Aberdeen Distillery & Gin School / Christie Johnston Photography).