As we step into 2024, what better way to celebrate the moments that lie ahead throughout the year than with the special spirits from Ad Gefrin?
Join us on a journey through the year, exploring unique drink recipes that showcase Ad Gefrin's Thirlings Dry Gin, Tácnbora Whisky Blend, and the newly unveiled Tácnbora Batch 01, celebrating and toasting to the best moments in life with our whisky and gin.
Discover drinks using our spirits to enjoy throughout 2024.
Thirlings Dry Gin Martini
Let's kick off the year with a timeless favourite, a dry gin martini. The Thirlings Dry Gin is the perfect blend of botanicals, showcasing the tastes of the Northumberland coast and countryside. Its rich flavours make it a great option for a celebratory drink.
To create the Thirlings Dry Gin Martini you’ll need:
- 60 ml Ad Gefrin Thirlings Dry Gin
- 15 ml dry vermouth
- Lemon twist for garnish
To make a Thirlings Dry Gin:
- In a mixing glass filled with ice, combine 60ml of Thirlings Dry Gin and 15ml of dry vermouth.
- Stir well until thoroughly chilled.
- Strain the mixture into a chilled martini glass.
- Garnish with a lemon peel twist.
Tácnbora Whisky Sour
As the seasons change throughout the year, let the rich and complex flavours of Tácnbora Whisky Blend be your companion, whether its a cooling drink filled with ice to enjoy during the summer months or a rich mix of whisky and sharp lemon to enjoy by a crackling fire in the winter. This blend is a combination of the finest whisky, perfect for celebrations at any time of the year ahead.
To create the Tácnbora Whisky Sour you’ll need:
- 60 ml Ad Gefrin Tácnbora Whisky Blend
- 22.5 ml fresh lemon juice
- 15 ml simple syrup
- Egg white (optional for a frothy texture)
- Angostura bitters for garnish
To make a Tácnbora Whisky Sour:
- In a shaker, combine 60 ml Tácnbora Whisky Blend, 22.5 ml lemon juice, 15 ml simple syrup, and egg white (if using).
- Dry shake (shake without ice) vigorously for about 15 seconds.
- Add ice to the shaker and shake again until well-chilled.
- Strain the mixture into a rocks glass filled with ice.
- Garnish with a few dashes of Angostura bitters.
Tácnbora Batch 01 Old Fashioned
As the year unfolds, be among the first to experience the brilliance of Ad Gefrin's Tácnbora Batch 01, perfect to toast to the new year throughout January and beyond. This limited edition release of Ad Gefrin whisky promises an exceptional drinking experience. Celebrate innovation with the "Tácnbora Batch 01 Old Fashioned” and enjoy the smokier and peated flavours of this blend.
To create a Tácnbora Batch 01 Old Fashioned you’ll need:
- 60 ml Ad Gefrin Tácnbora Batch 01
- 15 ml simple syrup
- 2-3 dashes Angostura bitters
To make a Tácnbora Batch 01 Old Fashioned:
- In a mixing glass, combine 60 ml Tácnbora Batch 01, 15 ml simple syrup, and 2-3 dashes Angostura bitters.
- Fill the glass with ice and stir well until thoroughly chilled.
- Strain the mixture into a rocks glass with a large ice cube.
- Garnish with a twisted orange peel.
Ad Gefrin Berry Fizz
As the weather warms up in spring and summer, indulge in the vibrant and refreshing Ad Gefrin Berry Fizz, using our very own Thirlings Dry Gin to create this refreshing drink.
To create an Ad Gefrin Berry Fizz you’ll need:
- 50 ml Ad Gefrin Thirlings Dry Gin
- 25 ml mixed berry puree (strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries)
- 15 ml simple syrup
- 20 ml fresh lemon juice
- Sparkling water
- Mixed berries for garnish
To make an Ad Gefrin Berry Fizz:
- In a shaker, combine Ad Gefrin Thirlings Dry Gin, mixed berry puree, simple syrup, and fresh lemon juice.
- Shake well and strain the mixture into a highball glass filled with ice.
- Top with sparkling water for a fizzy touch.
- Stir gently and garnish with mixed berries.
For more inspiration and top tips on choosing the best garnish and toppings for your gin, take a look at our garnish guide.
Shop Ad Gefrin Spirits
As you embark on the journey of 2024, let Ad Gefrin's exceptional range of spirits be your companion at each and every celebration throughout the year. Whether you prefer the classic elegance of Thirlings Dry Gin, the warmth of Tácnbora Whisky Blend, or the innovation of Tácnbora Batch 01, there's a drink for every moment. Shop Ad Gefrin spirits online, or if you are passing us on a winter day out, make sure to drop into our gift shop.
Cheers to a year filled with joy, success and unforgettable memories.