June 28, 2021 / Cocktails
8 Getaway Gin and Coconut Cocktails
8 Getaway Gin and Coconut Cocktails
If you can't get to the tropics right now, we'll bring the tropics to you. As you sip on a gin and coconut cocktail, that tropical taste will help you imagine sinking deeper into your deckchair and hearing the waves lapping onto the beach. Here are 8 Getaway Gin and Coconut Cocktails featuring coconut water, cream or milk.

Coconut Water Gimlet Coconut Gimlet

A refreshing twist on a classic gimlet which replaces simple syrup with honey and adds in coconut water.
45mL Gin
60mL Coconut water
2 tsp Honey (mixed with some hot water)
15mL Lime juice
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into a coupe glass.
Credit to thesocialsipper.com


Real Bahamas Sky Juice
Real Bahamas Sky Juice

Straight from the Caribbean - a tasty combination of coconut water, gin, and condensed milk over ice, topped with a cherry or a dash of nutmeg.
60mL Dry gin
45mL Sweetened condensed milk
Top with coconut water
Pinch of ground nutmeg, to garnish.
Add all ingredients to a highball with lots of ice. Stir very well until condensed milk is separated. Sprinkle with ground nutmeg.
Credit to Tipsy Bartender


Spiced Gin Sour
Spiced Gin Sour

Adding some exotic heat to a classic Gin Sour – gin, cardamom, coconut water, honey and citrus for a taste explosion.
35mL Dry gin
35mL Coconut Water
5mL Cardamom syrup*
5mL Runny Honey
15mL Lemon Juice

Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled coupe.
* To make the syrup add 1 cup of water with 1 cup of sugar into a saucepan and stir until sugar has dissolved then add 1/2 teaspoon of cardamom powder and bring to boil. Let mixture sit and steep for an hour and strain into a jar. Any dry gin will work but try experimenting with some cracked pepper and spices for the oriental kick.


Gin and Tonic with coconut water
Gin and Tonic with Coconut Water

60mL Dry Gin
60mL Coconut Water (Lime Sparkling Coconut Water)
90mL Elderflower Tonic Water
Build in lowball glass, add all ingredients with large ice. Garnish with cucumber and mint.
Credit to @.turtle.cocktails on Instagram


Coconut Gin Crush
Coconut Gin Crush

The new spring drink! Gin, fresh citrus, coconut cream, and the magic ingredient: orange blossom water.
60mL Gin (ideally floral)
30mL Coconut Cream
22mL Fresh squeezed lime
¼ tsp Orange blossom water
Combine all in a cocktail shaker with three ice cubes and shake for 5 seconds. Pour over crushed ice, add additional crushed ice, and garnish with flowers.
Credit to thegooddrink.com


Gin Pina Colada
Gin Pina Colada

Aka Gina Coladas! A tropical cocktail made of gin, white rum, pineapple fusion, syrup and coconut milk.
45mL Gin
30mL White Rum
15mL Pineapple Fusion (or pineapple juice)
20mL Lime Juice
15mL Pina Colada Syrup
60mL Coconut Milk
Add all ingredients into a shaker along with ice and shake vigorously. Dirty Dump into a glass. Garnish with mint, pineapple, limes and oranges.


Coconut Gin Fizz
Coconut Gin Fizz

Try a refreshing Coconut Gin Fizz: perfectly balanced – sweet, tart and extra creamy with the addition of coconut cream. Add in soda water which magically creates a frothy egg white foam topping.
30mL Gin
30mL Coconut Cream
30mL Lemon juice
30mL Simple syrup
1 egg white or aqua
Soda water
All all the ingredients (except soda water) into a cocktail shake. Dry Shake (without ice first) This lets the protein in the egg begin to form foam, instead of being diluted by the ice.Then add ice and shake again. This cools the drink and strengthens the foam. Strain it into the glass and you’ll get a thick, white frothy layer. Top with soda water.


Gin and Coconut Milk Cocktail
Gin and Coconut Milk Cocktail

The perfect drink for late summer, it features honey simple syrup and grapefruit juice.
45mL Gin
15mL Honey simple syrup
60mL grapefruit juice
3-5 basil leaves
15mL coconut milk

In the bottom of a shaker, muddle simple syrup, grapefruit juice, and basil together. Add gin and coconut milk. Fill with ice. Shake for 25-30 seconds, then strain into a chilled cocktail glass.To make honey simple syrup simply add water and honey to a small sauce pan over medium heat. Stir gently until honey has dissolved completely, then remove from heat. Transfer to a storage jar and allow to cool completely before use.

Credit to thecharmingdetroiter.com

By Gin Society

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