Winter cocktails to rival the experts

Impress even the most discerning guest this winter with Whitley Neill Gin's festive cocktails. Taking a cue from frosty winter gardens, with glistening berries and woody herbs, Whitley Neill Gin has crafted four fragrant drinks full of festive flavours. Warming tastes of juicy berries, ripe blood oranges and freshly dug rhubarb are found in these festive serves, perfect for the party season.

The Whitley Neill Raspberry Gin is the first choice for a fruity aperitif to get the party started, its plump and juicy berry flavours mixed with prosecco, sweet vermouth and liqueurs make for a fabulous festive fizz to toast, under the mistletoe.



Under the Mistletoe

  • 20ml Whitley Neill Raspberry Gin

  • 10ml lemon juice

  • 10ml Amaretto

  • 10ml Red Vermouth

  • Prosecco

  • Sprig of rosemary


Add the gin, lemon juice, amaretto and red vermouth to a cocktail shaker with ice and mix to combine. Pour into a flute glass, top up with prosecco and garnish with a sprig of rosemary.

The Whitley Neill Raspberry Gin is available at Asda, Morrisons, Tesco and Sainsbury’s. RRP £26.

A delicious alternative to wine, the Whitley Neill Blood Orange Gin is a great match for Christmas dinner. Enjoy a Sicilian Santa cocktail with the main event, to enhance the flavours and aromas of the festive meal.



Sicilian Santa

  • 50ml Whitley Neill Blood Orange Gin

  • 50ml clementine juice

  • Fever-Tree Aromatic Tonic Water

  • Sprig of rosemary


Add large, cubed ice to a gin balloon glass, pour in the gin and juice and stir. Top up with Fever-Tree Aromatic Tonic Water and garnish with a sprig rosemary.

The Whitley Neill Blood Orange Gin is available at Asda, Morrisons and Tesco, RRP £26.

For the ultimate grown-up dessert, the Whitley Neill Rhubarb and Ginger Gin is a wonderful base for a mouth-watering treat, whether served alone or paired with a scrumptious pudding. The Rhubarb Pie Fizz cocktail brings real pizazz to the table and great for a merry toast to the chef.



Rhubarb Pie Fizz

  • 20ml Whitley Neill Rhubarb & Ginger Gin

  • 10ml lemon juice

  • 50ml apple juice

  • Prosecco

  • Slices of apple

Add the gin, lemon and apple juices to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake to combine. Pour into a flute glass and top up with prosecco. Garnish with slices of apple and a sparkler for a celebratory touch.

The Whitley Neill Rhubarb and Ginger Gin is available at Asda, Morrisons, Tesco and Sainsbury’s, RRP £26.

When concocting the perfect digestif, reach for the Whitley Neill Blackberry Gin and re-create the warming Queen’s High Tea cocktail – also a tasty accompaniment on a cold winter night.



Queen’s High Tea

  • 50ml Whitley Neill Blackberry Gin

  • 25ml runny honey

  • 25ml lemon juice

  • 150ml apple juice

  • Garnish with plump blackberries

Heat the apple juice and add the gin, honey and lemon juice and mix until combined. Pour into a glass teacup and serve with a sweet treat – a delicious take on the classic hot toddy.

The Whitley Neill Blackberry Gin is available at Morrisons, RRP £26.