Old Tom Gin Recipes

 

No Yolkin' Around

Cocktail by Ian Glomski

Difficulty Level: Easy+

This is a fun holiday riff on an eggnog, but much lighter. Our Old Tom Gin pairs perfectly with a unique liqueur called Advocaat, a traditional Dutch alcoholic beverage made from eggs, sugar, and brandy. This winter cocktail is sure to please the crowd during the holiday!

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1.5  oz. Vitae Spirits Old Tom Gin

0.5 oz Advocaat / Peach Schnapps  mix*

0.5 oz Egg White

1 oz heavy cream

3 dashes Embitterment Orange bitters

orange zest

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Advocaat / Peach Schnapps mix

2:1 ratio

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  1. Combine ingredients into mixing container
  2. Shake until frothy
  3. Strain into martini or coupe glass
  4. Garnish with fresh orange zest

Tom and Peary

 by TJ Drake

Difficulty Level: Easy+

With notes of cinnamon and clove, as well as subtle hints of ginger and cardamom our Old Tom Gin is a wonderful spirit for fall cocktails. The Tom and Peary is a fun fall spiced cocktail that is sure to liven up any festive cocktail party!

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1 1/2  oz. Vitae Spirits Old Tom Gin

1 oz Spiced Pear Nectar*

0.5 oz  lemon

0.5 egg whites

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Spiced Pear Nectar

1 cup pear nectar

2 tsp anise seed

2 whole cardamom pods

1 cinnamon stick

6 Allspice whole

Combine ingredients into sauce pan and bring to a boil for 5 -10 minutes. Take off heat and let steep for 4 hours. Strain off solids and store in mason jar.

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1. Combine ingredients in shaker.

2. Shake well and double strain into a martini/coupe glass.

3. Garnish with  powdered cinnamon

Succulent

by Eric Scheele

Difficulty Level: Easy

This cocktail certainly fits it name. Full of juice and incredibly tasty, the Succulent is sure to be a hit on a hot day. Similar to a gin fizz, this cocktail goes down easy, almost too easy.

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1.5 oz. Vitae Spirits Old Tom Gin

1.5 oz Aloe Vera Juice

0.5 oz lime

0.5 oz egg whites

0.5 oz simple syrup

mint

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1. Combine ingredients in shaker.

2. Shake well and pour into a rocks glass.

3. Top will ice, garnish with slapped mint leaf

 

Bee's Knees

Riff on a classic by TJ Drake

Difficulty Level: Easy+

This cocktail is a perfect way to get in the mood for summer. Light, full of flavor, and extremely refreshing! The ginger and honey is a perfect pairing with the heightened cinnamon notes in the barrel aged gin, and the lemon mellows out the spices and ads a refreshing zip to the finish. You’ll want more than one of these!

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1 1/2  oz. Vitae Spirits Old Tom Gin

1 oz  lemon

0.5 oz ginger and honey Simple syrup

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Ginger Honey Simple Syrup

2 cups water

1 cup honey

2 inch piece of ginger sliced thin

Combine water and honey into a sauce pan and bring to a slight simmer. Add sliced ginger and let simmer for 20 minutes. Pull from heat and let cool to room temperature. Strain out solids, and store in ball jar.

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1. Combine ingredients in shaker.

2. Shake well and double strain into a martini/coupe glass.

3. Garnish with twist of lemon

Old Tom Fizz

Riff on a classic by TJ Drake

Difficulty Level: Easy+

This classic cocktail, when shaken correctly, is like drinking a cloud. Incredibly light and airy. full of subtle gin and citrus notes.

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1 1/2  oz. Vitae Spirits Old Tom Gin

juice of 1/2 lemon

0.5 oz Lavender Simple syrup

0.5 oz egg white

Top with 5 drops Embitterment Lavender Bitter

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Lavender Simple Syrup

2 cups water

1 Cup Sugar

4 oz by volume – dried lavender buds

Combine water and Lavender buds into a sauce pan and bring to a slight simmer for 5 minutes. Strain out the loose buds and add sugar. Place back on stove and bring up to a boil. Immediately pull from heat and let cool to room temperature.

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1. Combine ingredients in shaker.

2. Shake well and pour into a martini/coupe glass.

3. Garnish with bitters.

Classic Old Tom Dry Martini

Classic Cocktail

Difficulty Level: Easy

Simply put this is an amazing classic dry martini!

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2  oz. Vitae Spirits Old Tom Gin

0.5 oz Cinzano Extra Dry Vermouth

Twist Lemon

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Shaken

1. Combine ingredients in shaker.

2. Shake well and pour into a martini/coupe glass.

3. Garnish with lemon twist.

 

Stired

  1. Combine ingredients into mixing container
  2. Stir for 30 seconds
  3. Strain into martini/coupe glass
  4. garnish with lemon twist