The sun is shining, the weather is warm, and London’s parks and gardens have never been more pleasant. The Summer of Sipping is well and truly underway—and there are plenty of ways to celebrate the season.

We’re highlighting seven simple summer cocktails that are perfect for gin lovers. From gin and tonics that have been enlivened with our Sipsmith Summer Syrups to refreshing spritzes and our summery London Cup, these serves are all incredibly quick to make—and even more satisfying to sip.

Strawberries & Cream G&T

Our Strawberries & Cream Syrup adds a decadent, dessert-like note to a G&T.

50ml Sipsmith London Dry Gin

Good-quality tonic

25ml Sipsmith Strawberries & Cream Syrup

Fresh strawberries and mint, to garnish

Fill a highball up to the top with ice and add the gin. Top up with tonic and add the strawberries & cream syrup. Stir to combine, and garnish with fresh strawberries and mint.

Rose G&T

Transform your G&T into a pink-hued, floral serve with just a small dose of our Rose Syrup.

50ml Sipsmith London Dry Gin

Good-quality tonic

25ml Sipsmith Rose Syrup

Fresh berries, such as raspberries and blueberries, to garnish

Fill a highball up to the top with ice and add the gin. Top up with tonic and add the rose syrup. Stir to combine, and garnish with fresh berries. 

Lime G&T

Gin and lime are a match made in cocktail heaven—and our Lime Syrup makes it simpler than ever to add a spritzy citrus note to your G&T.

50ml Sipsmith London Dry Gin

Good-quality tonic

25ml Sipsmith Lime Syrup

Citrus wedge, to garnish

Fill a highball up to the top with ice and add the gin. Top up with tonic and add the lime syrup. Stir to combine, and garnish with a citrus wedge of your choosing.

London Cup Spritz

When it comes to simple summer cocktails, it’s hard to do better than our London Cup Spritz, which takes just moments to prepare.

40ml Sipsmith London Dry Gin

15ml Amaretto

150ml ginger ale

1 dash Angostura bitters

Sliced ginger and strawberry, to garnish

Fill a copa or large wine glass with ice and add the gin and Amaretto. Top with ginger ale and add the Angostura bitters, and gently stir to combine. Garnish with a slice of ginger and a sliced strawberry. 

Sloe Gin Spritz

Sloe gin isn’t just for the winter months! This Sloe Gin Spritz proves just how summery the spirit can be.

50ml Sipsmith Sloe Gin

10ml port

75ml lemonade

75ml Prosecco

Lemon twist and a blackberry, to garnish 

Fill a copa or large wine glass with ice and add the gin and port. Top up with the lemonade and Prosecco and gently stir to combine. Garnish with the lemon twist and blackberry.

Ginger Royale

A simple summer cocktail that’s also suited to special occasions, our Ginger Royale is perfect to toast with.

40ml Sipsmith London Dry Gin

20ml freshly squeezed lime juice

10ml ginger syrup

Sparkling wine, Prosecco, or Champagne

Orange twist, to garnish

Combine the gin, lime juice, and ginger syrup in an ice-filled shaker. Shake well and strain into a chilled flute. Top up with sparkling wine, Prosecco, or Champagne, and garnish with an orange twist.

London Dry Gin Spritz

London Dry Gin, paired with Prosecco? Now that’s how you celebrate the Summer of Sipping.

50ml Sipsmith London Dry Gin

25ml freshly squeezed lemon juice

25ml sugar syrup

100ml Prosecco

Apple slice, to garnish

Fill a copa or large wine glass with ice and add the gin, lemon juice, and sugar syrup. Top with Prosecco and gently stir to combine. Garnish with an apple slice.

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