Pitwheel Signature Cocktails

Looking to switch things up with your classic G&T serve then why not try one of our cocktail creations. All have been specially designed by fantastic mixologist, Vanessa who we came to discover via our Instagram. With each creation, she has continued to keep our heritage and branding in mind to bring our own signature cocktails which we needed to share with you all!!

Pitwheel classic dry gin

Coal Miners Martini

Ingredients

  • 50ml PitWheel Classic Dry Gin

  • 15ml Dry Vermouth

  • Squeeze of fresh lemon

  • 1/2 tsp activated charcoal

  • Juniper berries to garnish

Method

  • Crack egg and pour out egg white only for a dry 30 sec shake (no ice, just shake)

  • Fill shaker 3/4 full with ice and shake for further 30 secs.

  • Add 50ml PitWheel Classic Dry Gin

  • Add 15ml Dry Vermouth

  • Squeeze of fresh lemon

  • Add 1/2 tsp of activated charcoal into shaker with ice - stir to enable full inclusion

  • Shake for 30 secs

  • Strain into martini glass, add juniper berries to garnish and serve

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Pitwheel original spiced gin

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Spiced Apple Gin & Tonic

Ingredients

  • 40ml PitWheel Original Spiced Gin

  • Apple Infused Green Tea Bag

  • 70ml Hot Water

  • Tsp Ginger Preserve

  • Ice

  • Blood Orange & Turmeric Tonic Water (recommended)

  • Apple / Cumin (for garnish)

Method

  • Put apple infused green tea in small shaker tin with the hot water

  • Add PitWheel Original Spiced Gin.

  • Muddle ginger preserve in with tea bag and leave to sit/cool for around 1 min

  • Add 8 square ice cubes and shake for 20 secs

  • Strain into balloon glass full of ice cubes

  • Top with Blood Orange and Turmeric Tonic

  • Add apple sprinkled with cumin powder to garnish

For the Father's of the Mines

Ingredients

  • 25ml PitWheel Original Spiced Gin

  • 25ml Calvados or Apple Brandy

  • 25ml Brandy de Jerez

  • Ice

Method

  • Add all ingredients into a mixing glass 3/4 full with ice. If you dont have a mixing glass, use standard glass or shaker tin

  • Stir smoothly and at a good speed for 15-20 seconds

  • Strain into a coupe glass if available

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Pitwheel raspberry & vanilla gin

A PitWheel Kind of Love

Ingredients

  • 40ml PitWheel Raspberry & Vanilla Gin

  • 1 Egg White

  • 15ml vanilla syrup

  • Handful of Fresh  Raspberries

  • 10ml Rose Water

  • Rose Lemonade

  • Rose Petals

  • Ice

Method

  • Separate egg white and shake without ice for 30 seconds

  • Add ice and shake again for a further 30 seconds

  • After shaking, separate the smaller tin from the larger tin. Ensure all foam is in the larger tin

  • Use the smaller tin - place in the raspberries and muddle, adding the PitWheel Raspberry & Vanilla gin, rose water and vanilla syrup

  • Shake together for 30 seconds

  • Strain into a glass and top with rose lemonade (note: add down the edge of the glass so as not to disrupt the foam, if need be smooth with bar spoon)

  • Add rose petals to garnish

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PitWheel Bramble

Ingredients

  • 40ml PitWheel Raspberry & Vanilla Gin

  • 25ml fresh lemon juice

  • 10ml creme de mure

  • 5ml simple syrup (home made)

  • 1 bar spoon of vanilla extract

  • 1/2 bar spoon of butterfly pea powder

  • Ice

Method

  • Build in large shaker tin and fill 3/4 ice

  • Add PitWheel Raspberry & Vanilla Gin, fresh lemon juice, simple syrup and vanilla extract to the shaker tin

  • Take your bar spoon and drop in the butterfly pea powder (1/2 bar sp) and stir vigorously for 15 seconds

  • Shake these ingredients together for another 15 seconds and strain over crushed ice

  • Float the 10ml of creme de mure over the serve and top with a little layer of crushed ice

  • Add Flower for Garnish

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PitWheel Distillery Ltd, Wingate, County Durham TS285PE, UK