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Some of Gordon’s Gin Liquid Legends – A special kind of legendary

Gordon’s extended an invite to attend their fabulous London-High-Fashion themed soiree held at Sandton this past weekend.

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Obakeng Ntong and TT Ndlovu

A breath of fresh air needed on a Saturday afternoon, the event brought the mood of spring to life; we were surrounded by fabulous industry players, greenery, fantastic fashion tastes, great music… but above all lots of Gin defined the mood of the evening!

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Lawrence Manyapelo, Obakeng Ntong and Thabiso Lebitsa

Everyone in attendance also got to try Gordon’s Gin special kind of Liquid Legendaries; we picked three of favourite cocktails and this is how you can make them for yourself:

Right: Khangelani Dziba

THE SALTY DOG

2 parts Gordon’s Gin, 3 parts grapefruit juice, 1 slice grapefruit, Rim with salt crystals. Salt the rim of a highball glass, then pour the Gordon’s Gin and grapefruit juice into a chilled cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into the glass without the ice. Garnish with a slice of grapefruit.

THE AVIATION

2 tots Gordon’s Gin, 1 tablespoon Maraschino Liqueur, 1 teaspoon Crème de Violette, 1 splash lemon juice, 1 lemon twirl, 1 cherry.

Add all ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry and lemon twirl.

THE TOM COLLINS

2 parts Gordon’s Gin, 1 part lemon juice, 3 parts soda water, 1 teaspoon caster sugar, 1 slice lemon and 1 cherry. Add the Gordon’s Gin, lemon juice and add sugar to a shaker half-filled with ice cubes. Shake well and strain into a Collins glass almost filled with ice cubes. Add the soda water and stir. Garnish with the cherry and lemon slice.

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