Blood Orange & Rosemary Negroni

Okay, so I’m milking Blood Orange season in every possible way and, of course, I can’t get passed doing a cocktail! Negroni is one of my preferred pre-dinner cocktails (although a good Champagne is hard to beat!!!). Negroni is typically a cocktail that you drink slowly as it is so terribly strong. It makes you happy after just a few sips and, as Orson Welles used to say: “The bitters are excellent for your liver, the gin is bad for you. They balance each other.” – a case of Citizen Gin. 😉 

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Winter Spiced Gin Cocktail

As December approaches and the nights draw in, the more we feel the childish anticipation of Christmas. We start setting up the Christmas tree and all the decorations, the house fills with the smell of freshly baked cookies and a roaring fire is dances in the chimney. Now the only thing missing is a lovely cocktail in hand to remind us that Santa will soon be making his rounds…this may all sound a bit cheesy, but this year, more than most, a bit of simple Christmas cheer is exactly what we need.

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