Pomegranate Yule Mule

A pitcher of Yule Mules is great for both holidays and game days. Make a batch ahead of time to delight your guests.

2 cups NOLETS'S Silver Gin
1 cup unsweetened Pomegranate Juice
1/2 cup Fresh Lime Juice
1/2 cup Pomegranate Arils
1 cup Ginger Beer
Garnish with mint, cranberries, lime wheels or rosemary

Combine all ingredients over ice (if serving immediately), or when making ahead combine all but the Ginger Beer and ice. Pour cocktail over ice to serve, top with Ginger Beer and garnish.


Peach Flip

The creamy, Peach Flip cocktail is much like a spirit-forward slice of fresh peach pie. The trick to the perfect consistency is in the dry shake.

1.25 oz. NOLET’S Silver Dry Gin
1 oz. Peach Purée (smoothly blended Fresh or Frozen Peach)
1 Whole Egg*
0.5 oz. Lemon Juice
0.5 oz. Simple Syrup
Ground Nutmeg and Peach Slice to Garnish

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass. Dry shake until emulsified (about one minute). Add ice and shake again, vigorously. Double strain into a Martini glass. Dust the top with nutmeg to garnish.

*For a vegan cocktail, substitute 2.5 Tbsp. aquafaba for the egg.

 

 


Strawberry Lemonade

When it's strawberry season, or even when you're dreaming of it, this simple cocktail is a refreshing way to highlight the fruit and compliment NOLET'S Silvers delightfully fruit and floral botanicals.

1.5 oz. NOLET’S Silver Gin
3 oz. Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
0.5 oz. Elderflower Liqueur (optional)
Mineral Water
4 Strawberries
Mint or Basil for Garnish (optional)

Muddle 3 strawberries in the bottom of a highball glass. Add ice, lemonade, liqueur (if using), and stir. Top with a splash of mineral water. Garnish with a strawberry, mint or basil.

 


Singapore Sling

This classic Tiki cocktail is vital in the catalog of essential gin standards. For our rendition, we start with the basics and adapt. NOLET'S Silver's botanicals shine in combination with the herbal elements. Because this recipe is ingredient-heavy, it is a fantastic large-format celebratory punch. We have cited several options for substitutions to encourage experimentation and personalization with this cocktail. The ratios may need adjusting for sweetness, so we encourage tasting it along the way.

1 oz. NOLET'S Silver Gin
0.25 oz. Benedictine (or Herbal Liqueur like Amaro, Yellow Chartreuse, or Campari)
0.25 oz. Grand Marnier (or Orange Liqueur like Cointreau or Triple Sec)
0.25 oz. Cherry Heering (Cherry Brandy or Maraschino Liqueur)
1 oz. Pineapple Juice (fresh is preferable)
0.5 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
1 dash Bitters
Club Soda to top off
Citrus Wheel & Cocktail Cherry for Garnish

Combine all ingredients except Club Soda and garnish in an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Taste to adjust sweetness. Shake until the shaker sweats and the cocktail is chilled and combined well. Pour into a highball glass with fresh ice, top with Club Soda, and garnish.

For a Batch (serves 8-10):

1 cup NOLET'S Silver Gin
1/4 cup Benedictine (or Herbal Liqueur like Amaro, Yellow Chartreuse, or Campari)
1/4  cup Grand Marnier (or Orange Liqueur like Cointreau or Triple Sec)
1/4 cup Cherry Heering (Cherry Brandy or Maraschino Liqueur)
1 cup Pineapple Juice (fresh is preferable)
1/2 cup Fresh Lime Juice
8 dashes of Bitters
Club Soda to top off
Citrus Wheels & Cocktail Cherries for Garnish

Combine all liquid ingredients in a pitcher (that can be refrigerated) or a punchbowl with a large ice block (to reduce dilution) with floating citrus wheels. Stir to combine and adjust sweetness by adding more pineapple juice or Cherry Heering, or reduce with a splash more NOLET'S Silver and/or lime juice. Serve over fresh ice and garnish with citrus wheel and cherry.

 


Watermelon Cucumber Coolers (batched)

For a refreshing, make-ahead cocktail this combination can truly beat the heat. The cooling watermelon and cucumber juices are delightful with the fruit and floral botanicals in NOLET'S Silver.

1 cup NOLET'S Silver Gin
2 lbs. Cubed Watermelon (for approx 2.5 cups of juice)
4-5 Peeled Persian Cucumbers (for about 1.5 cups of juice)
1/4 cup Fresh Lime Juice (3-4 limes)
2 Tbsp. Honey
Watermelon Cubes, Cucumbers or Limes reserved for garnish
Tajin or Salt (optional)

Blend the watermelon and pour through a sieve over a large bowl. Repeat with cucumbers. In a pitcher combine lime juice and honey, stirring together until the honey dissolves. Add the watermelon/cucumber juice and NOLET'S Silver. Adjust sweetness if necessary. To serve, fill glasses with ice, pour the cocktail, and garnish with Tajin or salt sprinkled fruit.


Cherry Gin + Tonic

The classic NOLET'S Silver Gin + Tonic is a luxury standard that provides the prime base for experimentation. An overabundance of fruit informs this variant, adding a uniquely tart twist and a vibrant hue. The delicious Cherry Simple Syrup recipe is included below.

1.5 oz. NOLET'S Silver Gin
0.25 oz. Fresh Lime Juice
0.5 oz. Cherry Simple Syrup
4 oz. Tonic Water (or Soda Water)
Cherries, Edible Flowers, and or Limes for Garnish

In a balloon glass (or highball) over fresh ice, place garnishes in the bowl dispersing evenly around the ice for a beautiful presentation. Add NOLET'S Silver, citrus, simple syrup then tonic water. Top with a flower or colorful garnish.

CHERRY SIMPLE SYRUP
1 cup pitted Cherries
Optional 1/2 Vanilla Bean or 0.5 tsp Vanilla Extract
1 cup Sugar

Combine all ingredients with 1 cup of water in a saucepan. Cook on medium-low heat until the cherries break down (about 20 minutes). Let cool to room temperature and strain into a clean storage container and refrigerate. The refrigerated syrup lasts up to 2 weeks.


Gin Espresso Martini

The delightfully delicious blend of botanical NOLET'S Silver and espresso with a hint of orange will put this Espresso Martini on repeat, especially for brunch.

1.5 oz. NOLET’S Silver Gin
1.5 oz. Fresh Espresso
0.25 oz. Cointreau
0.25 oz. Simple Syrup
Optional, Dash of Orange Bitters

Coffee Bean or Orange Slice to Garnish

Add all liquid ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice (except bitters). Shake for 10 to 15 seconds and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a dash of orange bitters, coffee beans, and/or an orange wheel, and enjoy!

 


Raspberry Rhubarb Gin + Tonic

The classic NOLET'S Silver Gin + Tonic is a luxury standard that provides the prime base for experimentation. Fresh rhubarb informs this variant, adding a uniquely tart twist with a charming blush. The delicious Raspberry Rhubarb Simple Syrup recipe is included below.

1.5 oz. NOLET'S Silver Gin
0.25 oz. Fresh Lemon or Lime Juice
0.5 oz. Raspberry Rhubarb Simple Syrup
4 oz. Tonic Water
Fresh Fruit, Edible Flowers, and or Herbs for Garnish

In a balloon glass (or highball) over fresh ice, place garnishes in the bowl dispersing evenly around the ice for a beautiful presentation. Add NOLET'S Silver, citrus juice, simple syrup then tonic water. Top with a flower or colorful garnish.

RASPBERRY RHUBARB SIMPLE SYRUP
1 cup Raspberries
3-4 stalks chopped Rhubarb
1 cup Sugar

Combine all ingredients with 1 cup of water in a saucepan. Cook on medium-low heat until the rhubarb breaks down (about 15 minutes). Let cool to room temperature and strain into a clean storage container and refrigerate. The refrigerated syrup lasts up to 2 weeks.


Ethereal Negroni

This light, subtle Negroni is a variation of the “Unusual Negroni” adapted from Difford’s Guide.  The twist is that it’s made with Aperol and Lillet with a bit of citrus, for a soft botanical cocktail with a dry finish. A lovely aperitif to enjoy in the heat of summer. 

1 oz. NOLET'S Silver Gin 
0.75 oz. Aperol
0.75 oz. Lillet Blanc
0.5 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice

Add all ingredients to a mixing glass or shaker with ice. Shake or stir well and strain into a coupe or Martini glass (can also be served in the traditional way, over ice in a rocks glass). Garnish with a lemon peel.


Grapefruit Negroni Fizz

This Grapefruit Negroni Fizz is a delicious way to enjoy a homemade citrus cordial (the recipe is below) that utilizes the whole fruit and minimizes waste. The cocktail is versatile and beloved by people who like a tart citrus-forward cocktail.

1.5 oz. NOLET'S Silver Gin
0.75 oz. Grapefruit Cordial*
0.5 oz. Campari (or Aperol if you like it sweeter)
Prosecco or Mineral Water to top off
A swath of Grapefruit to Garnish

Combine all ingredients but the effervescent in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake to combine and chill. Pour into a chilled glass with fresh ice, top off with something bubbly and garnish.

Citrus Cordial Recipe
4-5 Citrus Fruits  (Grapefruit, Lemon, Orange, Lime, Pomelo, Kumquat) in any combination to produce 2 cups of citrus juice
* the basic combination of 1 cup Grapefruit or Orange (sweet citrus) and 1 cup Lemon or Lime (tart citrus) yields the most versatile result.
1 cup Sugar

Wash the citrus with warm water and towel dry. Zest the peels and reserve. Squeeze citrus and combine 2 cups of juice with 1 cup of sugar and slowly heat until sugar is dissolved. Let cool to room temperature and add the zest of the citrus to the cordial and stir. Refrigerate overnight then strain out zest. Store in a glass jar for up to 6 months in the refrigerator. Use the cordial for all kinds of recipes... try a splash in a G+T, Paloma, or Salty Dog!