World Gin Day is upon us! Held on the second Saturday of June, this is the perfect excuse to explore the ever-expanding world of gin cocktails. Whether you’re a seasoned gin connoisseur or a curious newcomer, there’s no better time to indulge in the delightful diversity of this juniper-infused spirit. The best part? Gin is a versatile canvas to craft out cocktails. Here’s a roundup of some innovative and intriguing cocktails from bars and brands, celebrating the spirit.

The Emerald by Bombay Sapphire

The Emerald by Bombay Sapphire is a luxurious cocktail that harmonizes rich botanicals with exotic cardamom milk and refreshing mint syrup. Fresh cream adds velvety smoothness, while lemon juice provides a zesty kick. Blended to perfection and served in a coupe glass over a pristine block of ice, it’s visually stunning and delicious. The diamond-shaped ice cube dipped in coconut oil adds an elegant touch, making The Emerald a true gem for special occasions or an indulgent evening. This cocktail epitomizes refined taste and creativity.

Flora Gin Punch

Flora Gin Punch is a delightful drink featuring the exquisite 44°N Gin. Its vibrant color and the combination of raspberry, ginger, and sparkling wine create a charming profile, making it an ideal companion for any memorable occasion. This punch captures the botanical essence of the premium 44°N Gin, allowing its nuanced flavors to shine through while the tartness of raspberry jam and a hint of lime juice provide a refreshing counterpoint. The zesty ginger syrup and the effervescent ginger ale provide a lively kick across the palate, and the dry French sparkling wine contributes an elegant crispness, balancing the sweetness.

Serangoon Smith from Pandan Club 

Serangoon Smith is a golden gin cocktail inspired by the vibrant streets of Serangoon Road in Singapore. This unique blend pays homage to the skilled goldsmiths who toil under the tropical sun, crafting a spirit that embodies the essence of the region. With a base of lemongrass gin, this craft drink is infused with the creamy richness of young coconut and the subtle sweetness of gula melaka – resulting in a complex and intriguing flavor profile. Crafted using sous vide technology, Serangoon Smith boasts a distinctive aroma that’s both woody and floral, with a hint of spice that adds depth and warmth. Whether you’re a seasoned gin connoisseur or just discovering the world of craft spirits, Pandan Club’s Serangoon Smith is sure to delight!

Mount Rose by Kumaon & I Gin

Mount Rose is a sophisticated and refreshing cocktail that beautifully balances floral and citrus notes. The aromatic Kumaon & I gin provides a robust base, enhanced by the delicate effervescence of the Home-made Rose sparkling wine. A hint of citric acid adds the perfect tang, elevating the drink to a new level of freshness. Served in an elegant Ap Wine glass and garnished with rose petals, this cocktail is not only a delight to the palate but also a feast for the eyes. Perfect for special occasions or a refined evening in, Mount Rose is a testament to the art of mixology.

Winter Berry Sparkle by Bombay Sapphire

Experience the Winter Berry Sparkle: a delightful fusion of Bombay Sapphire Premier Cru, fresh strawberries, lime juice, and warm spice syrup. Shaken to perfection and topped with Martini Prosecco, this cocktail is a toast to festive moments and cozy gatherings. Garnished with a half fresh strawberry, it’s a sip of seasonal cheer in every glass. Cheers to joyous nights and unforgettable flavors!

Agua Fresca by Geist Brewing Co.

Drawing inspiration from the beloved street snack of ripe guava seasoned with tangy salt and chilli powder, the Agua Fresca is a zesty and bold cocktail. Crafted with an in-house spiced guava cordial that replicates the sweet-tart essence of fresh guava, the drink is punctuated by warming spice notes reminiscent of the local Indian treat. This cocktail combines the flavours of guava with the crisp notes of gin and zesty citrus, akin to the Mexican agua fresca. From the first sip the drink is an interplay of sweet and spicy, satisfying your thirst with a refreshing quality.

The Jiji Tub by Jin Jiji

The Jiji Tub by Jin Jiji is an adventurous cocktail that tantalizes the senses with its unique blend of flavors. The bold Jin Jiji India Dry Gin forms the backbone of this drink, while the muddled Bird’s Eye Chili and fresh coriander introduce a burst of heat and herbal freshness. The pickle brine adds a savory tang, perfectly balanced by the subtle sweetness of cucumber syrup. This intriguing mix is shaken to icy perfection and strained over ice, creating a refreshing yet complex experience. Topped with a playful handful of popcorn, The Jiji Tub is a delightful fusion of spice, herb, and zest, making it a memorable choice for those seeking a distinctive cocktail adventure.

Jamuntini by Tulleeho 

A Tulleeho special that has crossed international borders! This refreshing Indian-inspired cocktail brilliantly combines the sweet and tart flavors of jamun with a juniper-forward gin to create a summertime drink you won’t be able to put down.

Pro Tip: Add red chilli powder to the salt and use it to rim the glass, thereby adding a spicy zing!