Matchmakers 'Mulled' Gin
Forget Mulled Wine, 'Mull' Gin this Christmas!
In the winter months everybody is familiar with the old warming tipple, Mulled Wine, a festive drink with Red Wine & Winter Spices…
That’s great for the Wine lover, but what winter warmers cater for the Gin lover? Mulled Gin anyone?
What you will need to make 1 Litre of Mulled Gin;
200ml Matchmakers Gin
160ml Extra Dry Vermouth
320ml Fresh Apple Juice
6 tea spoons Clear Honey
16 Juniper Berries
8 Green Cardamom Pods
6 Star Anise
2 Whole Nutmeg
2 Cinnamon Sticks
Fresh Fruits & Veg;
1 Ribbon Fresh Lime Peel
1 Ribbon Fresh Lemon Peel
1 Sliced Ginger (Palm Sized)
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Heat the water gently in a pan, then stir in the honey to the warming water, along with the ginger slices.
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When the mixture starts to simmer, add the apple juice, followed a few minutes later by the gin & vermouth.
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Add all the dried botanicals stir and let simmer. Do not boil.
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After 5 minutes of light simmering, add the Fresh Peels.
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Stir more and leave on a light simmer.
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After 20 minutes stir more and taste. Adjust the sweetness by adding more honey, to taste.