Greyhound

Greyhound

A gin cocktail that is super simple but definitely flavoursome! Greyhound cocktail is a delightful blend of gin and refreshing grapefruit juice. Perfect for any occasion, this cocktail is a true classic that has been a favourite amongst cocktail lovers worldwide. 

Greyhound cocktail recipe first made its appearance in a cocktail book penned by a famous bartender back in the 1930s. There are many theories about the Greyhound cocktail’s history. But the most likely theory is that the name came from a popular restaurant chain that served this gin cocktail at Greyhound bus terminals. The cocktail recipe has been experimented with many variations over the years. 

The Greyhound cocktail recipe features the finest Gordon’s London Dry Gin. This triple-distilled gin is a true classic with over 250 years of long-standing heritage. It is carefully crafted using handpicked ingredients such as juniper berries, coriander, angelica and liquorice. Gordon’s London Dry Gin is crisp, has a smooth and mild finish and is an impeccable base for any gin cocktails. This refreshing juniper-forward gin shine delightfully in the Greyhound cocktail recipe.

One of the great things about this cocktail is how easy it is to make at home. All you need is just two ingredients! When grapefruits are in the season, you have to try mixing this delicious concoction at home. A summer BBQ, a house party or a simple indulgence over the evening, the Greyhound cocktail is the perfect drink to make at home.

Ingredients

  • Gordon’s London Dry Gin  - 50ml
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  • Grapefruit Juice - top-up
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  • Lime Wheel - 1
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  • Ice
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Method

To begin the Greyhound cocktail recipe, first prepare the cocktail serving glass. Grab a rocks glass and fill it with ice.

Using a measuring cup or a cocktail jigger, measure out 50ml of Gordon’s London Dry gin and pour over the ice into the rocks glass. 

Top up the drink with freshly made grapefruit juice. This will bring in a lovely pink colour to the cocktail. 

Using a bar spoon, gently stir the ingredients to combine. 

Garnish the drink with a lime wheel for a burst of citrusy aroma.

Greyhound

Mixologist: Ashifa Bano

Ingredients

Method

To begin the Greyhound cocktail recipe, first prepare the cocktail serving glass. Grab a rocks glass and fill it with ice.

Using a measuring cup or a cocktail jigger, measure out 50ml of Gordon’s London Dry gin and pour over the ice into the rocks glass. 

Top up the drink with freshly made grapefruit juice. This will bring in a lovely pink colour to the cocktail. 

Using a bar spoon, gently stir the ingredients to combine. 

Garnish the drink with a lime wheel for a burst of citrusy aroma.

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