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Gin blueberry smash is a fantastic cocktail to mix up in winter, at a time of the year when summer seems a distant memory and the excesses of the Christmas season all too recent. Blueberries are now available all year round in supermarkets and rosemary is a hardy herb that can withstand rigorous winter temperatures.
Celebrate the end of the Old Year and the beginning of the New with a beautifully creamy Lemon Sherbet Kiss cocktail. The flavours of lemon and basil complement each other so well, bringing a memory of summer days to the deepest darkest winter evening.
A Collins is such a versatile gin drink, open to adaptation and this Merry Berry Collins is a fruity riff on the original. Essentially a long fruity gin sour it has the basic ingredients of gin, lemon juice (the sour bit), simple syrup to offset the sour and carbonated water, all served over ice in a tall Collins glass, (although you can improvise as I did here with any glass that can hole a bit of fizz).