The best ways to enjoy Leeds Gin Parma Violet

The sweet flavour of the new gin is delicious served straight but also lends itself beautifully to a number of unique cocktails. To help gin lovers make the most of their Leeds Gin Parma Violet, here are three unique twists on classic cocktails that are simple to make and taste incredible.

 

Violet club

Ingredients

  • 50ml Leeds Gin Parma Violet
  • 25ml lemon juice
  • 5ml grenadine
  • 5ml gomme
  • A dash of egg white
  • A pinch of dried flowers

Pour all of the liquids into a Boston shaker with ice and shake for a minimum of 30 seconds. Then double strain the mixture into a coupe glass before adding a pinch of dried flowers on top (dried roses look particularly good and provide a nice floral aroma).

Aviation

  • 5ml of Leeds Gin Parma Violet
  • 25ml of lemon juice
  • 5ml of maraschino liqueur
  • 5ml of gomme
  • 1 cherry
  • Parma violet sweets

Crush up a handful of parma violet sweets onto a plate, wet the rim of a coupe glass and dip and dip it into the crushed sweets. Combine all liquids in a Boston shaker with ice and shake for a minimum of 30 seconds. Once combined, double strain the mixture into the glass. Drop the cherry into the drink and enjoy.

Violet Collins

Ingredients-

  • 50ml of Leeds Gin Parma Violet
  • 25ml of lemon juice
  • 25ml of gomme
  • 5ml of grenadine
  • Fever Tree soda
  • A sprig of mint

Mix the gin, gomme and lemon juice in a Boston shaker with ice and shake for at least 30 seconds. Place the grenadine in the bottom of a sling glass and fill it with ice cubes. Single strain the mixture into the glass before topping up with soda and garnishing with mint.

Leeds Gin Parma Violet officially launched on March 18th and customers can order their bottle online to ensure they don’t miss out. The 70cl bottle is available online direct to customers for £36 with delivery and collection options available.

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