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Parma violet cocktail

A retro inspired cocktail featuring your favourite floral sweet. I've teamed up with Leicestershire based Burleigh's gin to bring you some exciting cocktail recipes on the lead up to World Gin Day 2016. Could there be a finer day? This recipe mixes their Signature London Dry Gin with violet liqueur with a twist of lemon before being topped with lemonade. This variety of their impressive gins is said to be crisp, fresh and vibrant with floral notes and a Parma Violet and lavender finish. A match made in heaven, I say.

Parma violet cocktail recipes

Shopping list.
(Makes one) 
♥ 50ml Burleigh's Signature London Dry Gin
♥ 20ml creme de violette
♥ A squeeze of lemon
♥ Lemonade
♥ Parma Violets, to garnish

Simply blend together the ingredients and top with lemonade. Decorate with Parma Violets and serve in a chilled glass. Retro straw optional.

Have you ever made a cocktail inspired by your favourite retro sweet? Or perhaps you've made a recipe with Burleigh's gin? I'd love to hear it! Plus, I've teamed up with Burleigh's to give you 20% their online gin shop with the code EMILY20. 

In collaboration with Burleighs.

1 comment:

  1. These look amazing! And I like the idea of the parma violets paired with the gin. Perfect!