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Spring gin fizz

Spring gin fizz

This refreshing gin fizz cocktail was created exclusively for Jacksons of Piccadilly by food writer Ghillie James

Serves: 2

What you need:

  • 200ml (7 fl oz) Jacksons of Piccadilly Fairtrade Green Tea with Elderflower (made with two tea
  • bags), chilled
  • 100ml (3 1/2 fl oz) gin
  • 4 tbsp gomme syrup (sugar syrup)
  • 4 tbsp lemon juice, plus some lemon slices
  • 16 mint leaves
  • Soda water

What you do:

  1. Pour the tea, gin, syrup, lemon juice, gomme syrup and mint into a jug.
  2. Using the end of a wooden spoon, pound the mint leaves to release their flavour.
  3. Add plenty of ice and lemon slices and top up with soda.
  4. Mix using a spoon and pour into two glasses.
  5. Add a sprig of fresh mint to the top of each glass.

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