Monday, 17 November 2014

Bombay Sapphire Mixology


Summer is officially here and what better way to enjoy the season than with some Bombay Sapphire Cocktails! Become your own Mixologist and let your imagination run wild as you make your own cocktails ...

Bombay Sapphire Sonic

A beautiful twist to the conventional G&T, fresh lime is squeezed into the glass with woken up mint placed in the side adding aroma and elements of sweet and sour. Try it.


  • 25 ml Bombay Sapphire Gin 
  • Topped with tonic 
  • Fresh lime wedge 
  • Mint on stalk 
Serve in a tall glass and garnish with lime wedge and mint 


Add Bombay Sapphire gin into a tall glass over cubed ice, top with tonic water, squeeze fresh lime wedge into glass and rim edge of glass before dropping into drink. Clap mint with stalk in your hand and place in the side of the glass leaving a few leaves sticking out. 

Bombay Sapphire Genie

This cocktail is based on the classic French way of enjoying Gin with lime and ginger beer called a Gin-Genie. This cocktail incorporates the additional aromas of fresh mint to really lighten up this cocktail. 


  • 60 ml Bombay Sapphire Gin  
  • 90 ml Ginger beer 
  • 10 ml Fresh Lime 
  • 6 fresh mint leaves 
  • 1 dash angostura bitters 

Serve in a highball glass and garnish with mint sprigs


Clap mint in your hands to wake up the aromas, add to bottom of the glass and add all other ingredients over cubed ice. Stir to mix the mixture. Garnish with mint sprig. 

Original Cosmopolitan

While many of you will be familiar with its vodka-based variation, the original gin Cosmopolitan precedes it by 40 years. The recipe was uncovered by Jared Brown in a 1933 cocktail book, and has gin as base and is infused with raspberry.


  • 50 ml Bombay Sapphire Gin  
  • 15 ml Cointreau 
  • 15 ml Freshly squeezed lemon juice 
  • 20 ml Raspberry-infused sugar syrup 

Serve in a martini glass with no garnish


Add ALL ingredients into a shaker filled with cubed ice. Shake and strain into chilled martini glass. 

Bombay Collins

This classic cocktail is brought back to life with Bombay Sapphire gin mixed with fresh lemon, sugar and carbonated water. This cocktail was first memorialized in writing in 1876 by "the father of American mixology" Jerry Thomas as a Tom Collins


  • 50 ml Bombay Sapphire Gin  
  • 30 ml fresh lemon juice 
  • 25 ml Sugar syrup 
  • Top with Soda 
Serve in a highball glass and garnish with  a lemon slice 


Pour Bombay Sapphire into boston shaker glass with fresh lemon and sugar syrup, shake and strain into a tall glass filled with cubed ice. Top with a little bit of soda and garnish with a lemon slice. 

The Ultimate Gin & Tonic

A classic way to enjoy a long, cool Bombay Sapphire, the unique blend of its 10 Botanicals makes this drink a real luxury after a long day. Simply a large measure of Bombay Sapphire charged with tonic water and a fresh citrus squeeze. 


  • 25 ml Bombay Sapphire Gin  
  • 1 wedge fresh lime / Lemon squeezed 
  • Topped with tonic 

Serve in a goblet glass and garnish with lemon or lime


Add Bombay Sapphire gin into tall glass over cubed ice, top with tonic water, squeeze fresh lime wedge into glass and rim edge of glass before dropping into drink. 

Bombay Bitter Summer

A combination of Italian bitters and grapefruit that perfectly balance the complex botanicals in Bombay Sapphire. An aperitif drink perfect on a hot summers day before dinner. 


  • 45 ml Bombay Sapphire Gin  
  • 45 ml Ruby grapefruit juice 
  • 20 ml Aperol 
  • 15 ml Fresh lemon juice 
  • 15 ml Sugar syrup 

Serve in a tall glass and garnish with a grapefruit slice 


Add all ingredients into shaker filled with cubed ice and shake till chilled. Strain into a tall glass with cubed ice and garnish with grapefruit slice. 

I can't wait to start mixing up my own delicious Bombay Sapphire Cocktails!

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