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Gin Sours Cocktail Recipe

February 28, 2024

A Gin Sour cocktail is a quick and easy cocktail using simple ingredients you can find in your cupboard! 

Gin Sour Cocktail


• 2 ounces Hotham's London Dry gin

• 1 ounce fresh lemon juice

• Half ounce simple syrup - you can find the recipe below!

• Dried orange wheel for garnish


1. Fill a shaker with ice and add the gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup

2. Shake vigorously for at least 30 seconds.

3. Strain into a rocks glass filled with fresh ice.

4. Garnish with an orange wheel.



Sugar Syrup

To make Sugar Syrup put 200g white sugar into a saucepan with 100ml water. Heat gently until the sugar has dissolved and it starts to simmer then turn off the heat and allow to cool before using.

Store in a fridge for up to 1 week.

To make Sour Mix - add equal quantities of your Sugar Syrup to citrus juice - Lemon, Lime, whatever.

Now you have a great base for many cocktails

Bottle of sugar syrup

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