Gin Cocktails You NEED To Try Now


Calling all gin fans… this one is for you!

Ben Lomond Flavoured Gin

Ben Lomond Gin has released its first flavoured gins: Raspberry & Elderflower and Blackberry & Gooseberry, just in time for summer.

Inspired by the beauty of Ben Lomond, the team worked with a local forager to draw inspiration from the wild botanicals, vibrant berries and endless florals found within the Loch Lomond and The Trossachs region.

That’s why we’ve teamed up with them to bring you the ultimate gin cocktails – enjoy!

Using Raspberry & Elderflower Gin…

Ben Lomond Flavoured Gin

Raspberry and Elderflower Spritz

  • Fill a highball of wine glass with ice and frozen raspberries
  • Pour in 50ml of Ben Lomond Raspberry & Elderflower Gin
  • Add 75ml lemonade
  • Top with 75ml Prosecco or Cava
  • Garnish with a lime peel

Lomond Negroni

  • Pour 35ml of Raspberry & Elderflower Gin into a rocks glass
  • Add 10ml Sweet Vermouth and 10ml Aperol
  • Add cubed ice and stir well
  • Garnish with a grapefruit wedge or edible flower

Using Blackberry & Gooseberry Gin…

Ben Lomond Flavoured Gin

Ben Lomond Smash

  • Fill a rocks glass with crushed ice
  • Pour 50ml of Ben Lomond Blackberry & Gooseberry Gin
  • Add 15ml squeezed lemon juice
  • Top with 10ml honey syrup (equal parts honey and boiled water) and stir together
  • Garnish with fresh mint leaves and blackberries

Blackberry and Gooseberry Spritz

  • Fill a wine or highball glass with ice
  • Pour a 50ml measure of Ben Lomond Blackberry & Gooseberry Gin
  • Add 75ml lemonade
  • Top with 75ml Prosecco or Cava
  • Garnish with frozen blackberries or gooseberries and a lemon tweel

Eve MacDonald

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