Enjoy the warm, sunny weather in style with Caorunn’s new recipes

Turn even the most low-key gathering into something extra special by serving up some Caorunn gin cocktails, which have been specially formulated to complement the bright and sunny months.

Every sip of the gin offers a taste adventure through the rugged Speyside highlands, yet delivers a clean and versatile taste, which means it is perfect to mix into any traditional or contemporary cocktail. The new Summer Fruits G&T, Summer Solstice Sangria and Summer BBQ cocktails have been crafted by Caorunn’s expert mixologists to enhance the gin’s unique flavours, providing delicious drinks that are set to become contemporary classics:

Summer Fruits G&T

1 part Caorunn Gin

2 parts premium Tonic Water

1 Braeburn Apple

Mint leaves


To mix: Build ingredients over cubed ice, mix lightly.

To serve: Pour into a highball glass and garnish with apple peel, mint leaves and blueberries.

Summer Solstice

50ml Caorunn Gin

25ml Pink Grapefruit Juice

12.5ml Passion Fruit Syrup

12.5ml Bitter Truth Apricot Brandy

2.5ml Absinthe

Dash of Orange Blossom

4-5 Cardamon pods

To mix: Mix ingredients together in a cocktail shaker

To serve: Pour over crushed ice into a highball glass. Garnish with a grapefruit twist and lime wedge

Summer BBQ

  • 25ml Caorunn
  • 25ml sloe gin
  • 25ml lemon juice
  • 20 gomme (1:1)
  • Soda

To mix: Pour the Caorunn, sloe gin, lemon juice and gomme into a cocktail shaker and shake with ice to blend.

To serve: Pour into a glass and top with soda. Garnish with apple slices, a blackberry and a lemon twist

Caorunn gin is handcrafted in small batches in a unique Copper Berry chamber by Gin Master, Simon Buley, with his enormous distilling and spirit expertise. The specialty is created by infusing five locally-foraged botanicals from Speyside including dandelion, heather, Coul blush apple, bog myrtle and rowan berry along with six traditional gin botanicals and natural Scottish water.