Gin Cocktail Recipes for Summer

summer gin cocktail recipes

Picture perfect for Summer time, basking in the sun, families and friends gather, huge BBQ cookout, enjoying the classic refreshing quality Gin, endless summer gin cocktail recipes come to play. 

No one Gin cocktail is enough, Gin is such an inspiring drink.  Simple and complex as you want it to be.

Gin is an exciting and versatile drink that you can experiment various measurements of Gin to create your special recipes, your very own best gin cocktail recipes

There’s always that special mix that fits your mood and taste.

Elderflower Grapefruit Gin and Tonic

The very inviting Gin and Tonic cocktail recipe of two ingredients combined; Elderflower liqueur and fresh grapefruit juice.   The gentleness of BLOOM London Dry Gin is favoured for its contemporary style with the sweetness of fresh grapefruit, styles the cocktail to a fun experience.  The finish is flavourful and enjoy this gin for its floral profile.


  • 50ml BLOOM London Dry Gin
  • 30ml St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur
  • 50ml Fresh Grapefruit Juice
  • 150ml Tonic Water

Aperol Spritz

Beefeater Gin has presented the Aperol Spritz an upgrade by combining the bittersweet flavours of Aperol.    Its popularity with citrus notes, makes it on the bartender’s list of summery cocktails.  Aperol Spritz is a refreshing bright orange cocktail.


  • 60 ml Gin
  • 15 ml Aperol
  • Strip of Orange zest
  • 180 ml Tonic Water
  • Angostura and orange bitters, if desired
  • Dash of Lime Juice
  • Fresh rosemary

Cucumber and Mint Gin Cooler

Something slightly savoury for that mood?  Gin & Tonic mixed with fresh cucumber and mint, makes this easy cocktail perfect for partying.


  • 45 ml Gin 
  • 4 - 6slices cucumber
  • 1/4medium lime (sliced)
  • 115 ml Tonic Water
  • 6mint leaves
  • Ice

Gin & Tonic Martini

With its bountiful berry aromatics, this makes the list of your summer cocktails. Gin and Vermouth mixed into the cocktail, garnishing with lemon peel, over ice, turns it to an exciting cocktail.


  • 45 ml Masons Original Gin
  • 10 ml Dry Vermouth
  • 10 ml Tonic Syrup
  • Ice
  • Garnish – lemon peel

Gin and Juice

One can say that Rapper Snoop Dogg had this cocktail in mind when he wrote ‘Gin and Juice’. Gin and Juice make a great combination.   Gin blends particularly well with most juices.  You can have a Gin mix with any juice to your liking, adding interesting summer gin cocktail recipes to your collection. 

Try this trilling cocktail: juices like Fresh Grapefruit Juice or Fresh Orange Juice with Gin.


  • 50 ml London Dry Gin
  • 75 ml Fresh Orange Juice
  • 75 ml Grapefruit Juice

Orange-Infused Negroni

A favourite flavour ‘ Fresh Blood Orange Juice’ offers a truly refreshing citrus hint in one of the best Gin cocktail recipes. A classic ‘Negroni’ with each ingredient mixed in equal parts will give you that extra fun taste. 

Monkey 47 Gin has 47 botanicals infused with its taste reflecting the fascinating impression of citrus, juniper berries and herbs all together, adding to the build-up of such complexity of welcoming flavours.

Gin with Campari and Martini together with Fresh Blood Orange Juice is worth giving it a taste.


  • 25ml Monkey 47 Gin
  • 25ml Campari
  • 25ml Martini Rosso
  • 25ml Fresh Blood Orange Juice

Blood Orange Gin and Tonic Cocktail

If you have that distinct taste for sharp flavours, then a blood orange and gin cocktail shouts out and celebrates your personality.  Blood oranges have a slightly bitter flavour and less acidic than ordinary ones.

This flavoured cocktail springs that layer of complexity with sharp blood orange flavours, all combined.


  • 60 ml fresh blood orange juice
  • 45 ml Gin
  • 15 ml fresh lime juice
  • 2 dashes orange bitters
  • 110 ml Tonic water

Gin and Ginger Beer, Ginger Ale

Gin and ginger beer, an inspiring summery cocktail is known to be one of the popular trends in the world of gin.  ‘Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin’ and ginger ale makes an interesting pair as Ophir is a complex and intense gin and it brings out all of those interesting botanicals.  Gin and ginger ale with herb garnishes for extra flavour, has a subtle spicy finish.


  • 50 ml Opihr Oriental Spiced Gin
  • Premium Ginger Ale 

Pina Colada Bloom

Think pina coladas, Think beach!  Pink coladas on the beach!  Pina coladas are served either blended or shaken with ice.  The taste of sipping this cocktail is an absolutely dream.  That tangy pineapple and zesty lime add a refreshing appeal to this cocktail.


  • 40ml Gin
  • 60ml Pineapple Juice
  • 20ml Coco Lopez
  • Lime

We are completely spoilt for choice.

Having this sheer amount of best gin cocktail recipes is sure bliss as Gin is a traditional and versatile spirit which brings out the inspiration and creativity of many more exciting recipes.

There’s absolute limitless of recipes to experiment and explore when looking for The well-balanced between sweet and sour/bitter Gin cocktail recipe. 

Summer gin cocktail recipes are, of course, here to stay.

Start mixing ! Style that cocktail and enjoy !