Fireside Tipples Perfect For Bonfire Night | Ad Gefrin

Fireside Tipples Perfect For Bonfire Night

21st September 2023

Bonfire Night, also known as Guy Fawkes Night, is a British tradition that commemorates the failed Gunpowder Plot of 1605. 

Every November 5th, families and friends gather around roaring bonfires and dazzling firework displays to commemorate this historical event. It's a night filled with warmth, camaraderie, and of course, delightful drinks to keep you toasty. 

Discover our spirits to enjoy in your fireside tipples on Bonfire Night, including our Thirlings Dry Gin and Tácnbora whisky blend, in our ultimate drinks guide.

Spiced Apple Cider Punch 

Kickstart your Bonfire Night with a delightful blend of Ad Gefrin Thirlings Dry Gin and apple cider, harmoniously spiced to warm you as you watch the fireworks. The traditional flavours of our Northumberland inspired Thirlings Dry Gin, including elderberry and dill from the region's hedgerows, pair beautifully with the autumn flavours of the cider, making it an ideal choice for a chilly night by the fire. 

To craft a Spiced Apple Cider Punch, you’ll need: 

  • 2 oz Ad Gefrin Thirlings Dry Gin
  • 4 oz apple cider
  • 1 oz honey
  • 1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 2 dashes of aromatic bitters
  • Cinnamon stick and apple slices for garnish

How to make a Spiced Apple Cider Punch:

  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine Ad Gefrin Thirlings Dry Gin, apple cider, honey, and lemon juice.
  2. Shake well and strain into a glass filled with ice.
  3. Add a few dashes of aromatic bitters and garnish with a cinnamon stick and apple slices.


Smoky Whisky Hot Toddy

Embrace the chilly night with a comforting Smoky Whisky Hot Toddy, featuring Ad Gefrin Tácnbora Whisky Blend, a drink that exudes smoky sophistication.

To craft a Smoky Whisky Hot Toddy, you’ll need:

  • 2 oz Ad Gefrin Tácnbora whisky blend
  • 1 oz honey
  • 1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 3-4 cloves
  • Hot water

How to make a Smoky Whisky Hot Toddy:

  1. In a heatproof glass, combine Ad Gefrin Tácnbora whisky blend, honey and lemon juice.
  2. Add the cinnamon stick and cloves.
  3. Fill the glass with hot water and stir gently until the honey is dissolved.

 

Bonfire Spiced Coffee

Unwind by the bonfire with family and friends and enjoy a Bonfire Spiced Coffee, a delightful mix of Ad Gefrin Thirlings Dry Gin and hot coffee, perfect for those who crave a unique caffeine-infused tipple. 

To craft a Bonfire Spiced Coffee, you’ll need:

  • 1 oz Ad Gefrin Thirlings Dry Gin
  • 4 oz hot coffee
  • 1/2 oz coffee liqueur
  • 1/2 oz syrup
  • Whipped cream and ground cinnamon for garnish

How to make a Bonfire Spiced Coffee:

  1. In a heatproof glass, combine Ad Gefrin Thirlings Dry Gin, hot coffee, coffee liqueur and syrup.
  2. Stir well.
  3. Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of ground cinnamon.

 

Whisky and Warm Apple Cider

As the bonfire roars, indulge in the cosy embrace of our Whisky and Warm Apple Cider tipple, where Ad Gefrin Tácnbora whisky blend meets the classic flavours of apple.

To craft a Whisky and Warm Apple Cider, you’ll need:

  • 2 oz Ad Gefrin Tácnbora whisky blend
  • 6 oz warm apple cider
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • Star anise (optional)
  • Orange twist for garnish

How to make a Whisky and Warm Apple Cider:

  1. In a heatproof glass, pour Ad Gefrin Tácnbora whisky blend over warm apple cider.
  2. Stir gently with a cinnamon stick.
  3. Garnish with a star anise and an orange twist.

 

Cranberry and Rosemary Gin Fizz 

Elevate your bonfire soirée with a Cranberry and Rosemary Gin Fizz, a refreshing blend of Ad Gefrin Thirlings Dry Gin, cranberry juice and herbal hints of rosemary.

To craft a Cranberry and Rosemary Gin Fizz, you’ll need:

  • 2 oz Ad Gefrin Thirlings Dry Gin
  • 1 oz cranberry juice
  • 1/2 oz rosemary-infused simple syrup
  • Sparkling water
  • Fresh rosemary and cranberries for garnish

How to make a Cranberry and Rosemary Gin Fizz:

  1. In a shaker, combine Ad Gefrin Thirlings Dry Gin, cranberry juice, and rosemary-infused syrup.
  2. Shake well and strain into a glass filled with ice.
  3. Top with sparkling water and gently stir.
  4. Garnish with a sprig of fresh rosemary and a few cranberries.

 

Enjoy Ad Gefrin Spirits

As you gather around the bonfire this Guy Fawkes Night, take a moment to enjoy time with family and friends, and celebrate making memories with your loved ones, with Ad Gefrin’s favourite fireside tipples.

Enjoy warming drinks perfect for Bonfire Night with our special spirits, with the heritage of the Anglo Saxon era and the tastes of Northumberland encompassed in every sip.

 Whether you prefer the aromatic botanical notes of our Thirlings Dry Gin or the smoky warmth of our Tácnbora whisky blend, these drinks to toast with will add a touch of sophistication to your evening by the fire. Carefully crafted in our distillery by our team of international distillers, bottled ready for you to shop online and enjoy our whisky and gin offerings at every celebration.

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