Distiller's Recommendations


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Martini

Commonwealth Martini

2 oz Commonwealth Gin
1 oz dry vermouth
1 dash orange bitters

Combine all ingredients and stir with ice. Strain into chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with lemon peel.

Recipe by Thomas Leggett

Gin Sour

Commonwealth Gin Sour

2 oz Commonwealth Gin
0.75 oz fresh lemon juice
0.75 oz simple syrup
4 drops Bitterman's grapefruit bitters (optional)
Egg white

Combine all ingredients and shake without ice. Then fill with ice and shake to chill. Double strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Recipe by Thomas Leggett

Negroni

Commonwealth Negroni

1 oz Commonwealth Gin
1 oz Campari
1 oz Sweet Vermouth


Combine all ingredients in an old-fashioned or rocks glass and stir. Garnish with an orange peel.

Recipe by Thomas Leggett

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French 75

Commonwealth French 75

1 oz Commonwealth Gin
0.5 oz fresh lemon juice
0.5 oz rich simple syrup


Shake all ingredients and strain into a Champagne flute. Top with Champagne and garnish with lemon peel.

Recipe by Tommy Nelson

Gin Rickey

Commonwealth Gin Rickey

2 oz Commonwealth Gin
Juice of 1/2 a Lime

Serve on the rocks in a tall glass and top with sparkling water. A simple classic.

Recipe by Tommy Nelson

The Aviation

Commonwealth Aviation

2 oz Commonwealth Gin
0.5 oz fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp. maraschino liqueur
1 tbsp. creme de violette


Combine and shake all ingredients, then strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with a cherry.

Recipe by Tommy Nelson

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Army & Navy


2 oz Commonwealth Gin
0.5 oz fresh lemon juice
0.25 oz Orgeat


Shake all ingredients vigorously, with ice, then strain into a martini glass.

Southside


2 oz Commonwealth Gin
1 oz fresh lime Juice
1.5 oz simple syrup
5 mint leaves

Place mint leaves in hand and clap. Then shake all ingredients vigorously, with ice, and strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a mint leaf.

3-to-1 Cocktail


1.5 oz Commonwealth Gin
0.75 oz apricot liqueur
Juice of 1/2 a lime

Combine all ingredients and shake with ice. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a lime.

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