Strawberry Sour

A seasonal gin sour is always a good idea. The fruit and floral botanicals in NOLET'S Silver are perfectly complimented with the addition of fresh strawberries and elderflower liqueur, and lemon; a perfectly balanced sweet and tart cocktail. 

1.5 oz. NOLET'S Silver Gin
0.5 oz. Elderflower Liqueur
0.75 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
3-4 Fresh Strawberries (or 2 oz. Strawberry Pureé)
Fresh Strawberry, Mint and/or Lemon for Garnish

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and muddle the strawberries until all liquid is released. Add ice, and shake until well chilled. Strain and pour into a chilled coupe. Garnish with a strawberry, some mint, or lemon wheel.

Peach French 75

A succulent peach pureé adds a twist to the classic French 75, and will take your celebration to the next level! We love this for brunch because it's easy to build (after a little prep) and refreshingly light to drink.  

1.25 oz. NOLET'S Silver Gin
2 oz. Peach Pureé
Champagne or Sparkling Wine

In a cocktail shaker with ice, combine NOLET'S Silver and the peach pureé and shake until well chilled. Pour into a Champagne flute and top with Champagne. Garnish with a peach or lemon twist.

Peach Pureé-

2 Ripe Pitted Peach (or 16 slices of frozen peaches)
2 Tbsp. Sugar
Juice of 1 Lemon (Approximately 2 Tbsp.)
1 Tbsp. Water

Mix all ingredients in a blender or food processor until pulverized. Taste and adjust sweet/tartness with sugar and lemon. Refrigerate to chill. This will yield about 1 cup of pureé, enough for 4 cocktails. May be stored for a week in the refrigerator.

Peach Lemonade Slushy

Based on our fabulous Peach Lemonade recipe, when it gets really hot, you're going to want a Peach Lemonade Slushy. You'll need to prep this a tiny bit by freezing peach slices, then it's easy-peasy, throw it all in the blender and serve! This recipe makes 2 slushies. 

2.5 oz. NOLET'S Silver Gin
0.5 oz. Elderflower Liqueur
3 oz. Lemonade
1.5 cups of frozen sliced peaches

Slice and freeze peaches for approx. 1.5 hours in advance of making. To build the cocktail, combine all ingredients in a blender. Blend until the mixture is smooth, and serve!

Sparkling Lavender Rosé Spritz

Fresh floral and mint bloom in celebration with NOLET'S Silver in this beautiful Sparkling Lavender Rosé Spritz we love for brunches and dining al fresco.

1.5 oz. NOLET'S Silver Gin
1 oz. Lavender Syrup
0.05 oz. Lemon Juice
Sparkling Rosé
Fresh Lavender and Mint for garnish

Combine the first 3 ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well to chill and strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Top with sparkling Rosé and garnish with a sprig of lavender and some mint.

Lavender Syrup
1 cup Sugar
1 cup Water
1/2 cup Lavender Blossoms

In a saucepan, dissolve sugar in water on medium-low heat, remove from heat and add lavender. Steep for 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Strain and store in the refrigerator in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

Watermelon Gin Soda

Elevate your picnic with a fresh Watermelon Gin + Soda. With just a few ingredients, it's an easy cocktail to make on the go, and it is so refreshing, you'll likely it all summer long!

1.5 oz. NOLET'S Silver Gin
1.5 oz. Fresh Watermelon Juice 
0.5 oz. Lemon Juice
0.25 - 0.5 oz. Simple Syrup (optional)
2.5 oz. Soda Water

Combine all ingredients in a glass over ice and garnish with a watermelon slice, mint & or a lemon slice!

Unusual Negroni

This light, subtle Negroni, is a variation called an "Unusual Negroni" adapted from Difford's Guide.  The twist is that it's made with Aperol and Lillet so it's soft and botanical with a dry finish. A lovely aperitif to enjoy in the heat of summer. 

1 oz. NOLET'S Silver Gin
1 oz. Aperol
1 oz. Lillet Blanc
Orange Peel

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail glass with ice, and stir until well-chilled. Pour over fresh ice in a rocks glass and garnish with an orange twist.

Arnaud (Parisian Nights)

This equal-parts blush cocktail is French in origin, named for the pre-war chanteuse, Yvonne Arnaud. It's a classic cocktail with sweet black currant liqueur in harmony with the fruit botanicals and dry vermouth. 

1 oz. NOLET'S Silver
1 oz. Dry Vermouth
1 oz. Black Currant Liqueur (like Cassis Noir de Bourgogne or Cream de Cassis)

Combine all ingredients over ice in a mixing glass. Stir until chilled and serve in a chilled coupe glass with a blackberry garnish.

  • This recipe is modified from the Difford's Guide.

Southside Fizz

The Southside Fizz was likely named during prohibition after the Southside of Chicago, where it was the preferred libation of Al Capone & his gang who ran the liquor there. The modern variant is the tall minty refresher we love in the heat of the summer.

1.5 oz. NOLET’S Silver
0.75 oz. Lime Juice
0.75 oz. Simple Syrup
12-15 Mint Leaves
Lime Peel
Soda Water

Shake all ingredients together with ice and strain over new ice into a Collins glass. Top with soda water and garnish with a mint sprig and a lime peel.

Summer Sangria

This go-to summer punch is adaptable to seasonal fresh ingredients. You'll want to keep the main ingredients on-hand and use whatever combination of fruits and botanicals you have.

4 oz. NOLET'S Silver
Juice of 3 limes
2 limes, sliced thin
1 bottle of semi-dry White Wine
1 - 2 oz. Simple Syrup or Honey to taste
Fresh Fruits -Apples, Cucumber, Cherries, Watermelon or Pineapple
Tonic or Sparkling water
Fresh Herbs - Mint/Rosemary/Lemon Verbena/Fennel

In a large pitcher, combine gin,  and wine. Add lime juice, fruit, and botanical herbs. Top with tonic water or sparkling water, and add simple syrup or honey to taste. Refrigerate for an hour or until chilled. Serve over ice, garnished with herbs/botanicals and fruit.

Gin Sonic

For the best of both worlds, try a NOLET'S Silver Gin Sonic... 1/2 soda 1/2 tonic provides a little of the sweet and lots of bubbles to 'bloom' our real botanicals.  

1.5 oz. NOLET'S Silver Gin
1.5 oz. Tonic
1.5 oz. Soda
Fruit, Citrus or Herbs for Garnish

Pour NOLET'S Silver over ice, add tonic and soda, stir and garnish.