French Blonde (Fords Gin Batched)

This is a perfect example of how a cocktail can go from obscurity to a ‘must know’ recipe almost overnight, simply down to pop culture. Maybe Taylor Swift ordered this drink once, maybe she orders it every time she goes out? Who knows, and frankly, that doesn’t matter anymore. Thanks to her incredible popularity, this drink is now famous. 

It’s not the first time this has happened of course, but thanks to an elegant colour, and an easy drinking combination of fairly accessible ingredients, we’d say that this recipe will never go out of style. To be clear, we’re not mad at that, if we were we wouldn’t include it in our recipe selection. It’s a tasty little number and you should definitely give it a try! Read More

Fords Gin

Batch

1 Bottle Serves Minimum 4-5 People. Please drink responsibly.

Ingredients 

  • 1 Part FORDS GIN
  • 1 Part LILLET BLANC
  • 1 Part ELDERFLOWER LIQUEUR
  • 2 Parts PINK GRAPEFRUIT JUICE
  • 3 Parts STILL WATER
  • 2 Dashes LEMON BITTERS
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How to make it

  • 1 – Take a clean, empty Fords Gin Bottle.
  • 2 – ADD FORDS GIN
    Top of ‘z’ in the ‘floz.’ 
  • 3 – ADD LILLET BLANC
    Fill to half way between 4 & 6
  • 4 – ADD GRAPEFRUIT JUICE
    Fill to the 10 oz line not numbered
  • 5 – ADD ELDERFLOWER LIQUEUR
    Fill to the 375ml line
  • 6 – ADD WATER
    Fill to the 20 oz line
  • 5 – Roll bottle end-over-end to mix.
  • 6 – Taste test to check balance.
  • 7 – Add to fridge or ice bucket to chill.
  • 8 – SERVE
    Shake the batch in the bottle, add two DASH of Lemon bitters to the cocktail glass, then pour approx 3 ½ oz or 100ml of your your ice-cold French Blonde into the cocktail glass.
    Garnish with Grapefruit Twist.
  • BONUS
  • For an extra twist TOP with Champagne to create the French 89 cocktail
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1 Bottle Serves Minimum 8 People.
Please Drink Responsibly

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