The Laverstoke

On the menu for Summer 2020, Sam Carter’s Laverstoke cocktail uses Bombay Sapphire, MARTINI Bianco Vermouth, St Germain Elderflower Liqueur & gently squeezed lime wedges then topped with Fever-Tree Ginger Ale & finished off with fragrant but spicy ginger slices & bright & a fresh mint sprig.

UNITS OF ALCOHOL 2.6

KCAL 199

ALCOHOL VOLUME 14%

COCKTAIL FLAVOUR PROFILE

Citrus Earthy Floral Pine Spicy
ingredients

Ingredients

  • 50ml Bombay Sapphire
  • 15ml MARTINI Bianco Vermouth
  • 15ml St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur
  • 100ml Fever-Tree Ginger Ale – chilled & freshly opened
  • 2 lime wedges
  • 1 thinly cut ginger root slice
  • 1 large mint sprig
glassware and barware

Glassware & Barware

  • Large balloon gin glass
  • Long twisted bar spoon
  • Measuring device
  • Serrated knife & chopping board
  • Bottle opener
  • Optional – mandolin with safety guard for the ginger

Method

stir creativity

Step

1

Squeeze the lime wedges into a balloon glass then add the ginger root slice, St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur, MARTINI Bianco & Bombay Sapphire

Step

2

Swirl well to mix then fill the glass with ice & stir to chill

Step

3

Top with the ginger ale then gently fold/stir again to combine

Step

4

Garnish with a freshly awoken mint sprig

bartenders top tips

Sam Carter's Top Tip

You can adapt this classic cocktail with the seasons by simply changing the vermouth you use and keeping everything else the same.
These combinations work perfectly:
Autumn – MARTINI Extra Dry.
Winter – MARTINI Rosso.
Spring – MARTINI Bianco.
Summer – MARTINI Rosato.

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