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Gin O'clock : 13 Ways to Drink Gin That You Haven't Thought of Before

Tolani Shoneye
by Tolani Shoneye Published on June 11, 2015

There’s so much more to gin than the basic G&T’s we know and love. So to make you a little more adventurous and help you switch it up a little we've assembled 15 different gin cocktails that you absolutely have to try. Gin-lovers, rejoice.

How much do we love gin? Let us count the ways...

1. White Currant & Cucumber Gin Popsicles

Popsicles for adults. Why not make a batch for when the girls come 'round? They're sure to love these. The refreshing cucumber and white currant flavors are a perfect match for gin, making this a new Wewomen fave.

​Here’s how to make it.

2. Earl Grey Gin & Tonic

Gin and tea mixed together? Yes please! This cocktail blends the floral citrus flavor of Earl Grey tea with aromatic gin. What could be better?

Try the recipe here.

3. Cranberry Thyme Gin & Tonic

Bored of your classic gin and tonic? Then you have to try this cranberry and thyme G&T. The tart, sweet taste of the cranberries with the herbal twist of thyme make this drink go down oh-so easily.

Here’s how to make it.

4. Strawberry & Black Pepper Gin & Tonic.

A tasty concoction of strawberries, black peppers and gin. Another contemporary twist to the classic, and we absolutely love it.

Try it for yourself. Here’s the recipe.

5. Concord Grape Gin Sorbet

Gin in a sorbet? We would like to thank the person who thought this up. It makes the perfect dessert.

Here’s the must-try recipe.

6. Raspberry Rose Gin & Tonic

Just imagine the perfect summer day, sun beaming, book in one hand and raspberry and rose gin and tonic in the other. Trust us when we say rosewater mixed with raspberries and gin is the ultimate taste of sunshine.

Here's how to make it.

7. Jalapeño Gin & Tonic

Fancy a little kick in your G&T? Just add jalapeños.

Here’s how.

8. Cucumber & Mint Gin Cooler

This refreshing gin cocktail is sure to become your new go-to drink.

Here’s how to make it.

9. Sister Ray Cocktail

Refreshing, soothing and full of gin: We know how we like our cocktails. No wonder we're obsessed with the Sister Ray cocktail. Made with chamomile, strega and lemon it's exactly what our taste buds deserve after a long day.

Here’s how to make it.

10. Summer Garden Gin Fizz

Lavender, basil leaves and gin, this refreshing cocktail is like a summer garden in a glass.

11. Pineapple Gin

A delicious mixture of pineapple and gin, this is one fruity take on gin that your sweet tooth will thank you for.

Here’s the recipe.

12. Lychee Martini

Lychee and gin go together almost as well as gin and tonic. Serve this up to find out why!

Check out the recipe.

13. Strawberry Gin Smash

The drink that’s sure to make you happy for hours and hours. This muddle of mint, sugar, strawberries and gin makes the perfect drink.

Here’s the recipe

How do you like your gin? Tweet us @wewomenUSA!

This article was written by Tolani Shoneye. Follow her on Twitter @tolly_t.

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