Bloody MaryLike a Blood Mary? Try a Red Snapper, with gin instead of vodka—and a dill pickle spear instead of a celery stalk.



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June 2007
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Page 4: New Recipe Ideas With Gin


This is Page 4 of a four-page article. Click on the black links below to visit other pages. Recipes courtesy of Martin Miller’s Gin.


Cocktail Recipes: Modern Twists

Try something new and different with gin!


Gin Mojito

Instead of rum, try it with gin.


  • 2 shots gin

  • 1 shot fresh lime juice

  • 8-10 mint leaves
  • Bar spoon of sugar
  • Splash simple syrup
  • Apple juice


  • Muddle mint and sugar in highball
    glass, add everything else but the
    apple juice.
  • Fill glass with crushed ice, add apple
  • Garnish with mint sprig.

Red Snapper (Gin Bloody Mary)

Vodka is the standard; strike a new path with gin.


  • 5 ounces Tomato Juice (read our
    review of the best tomato juice)

  • 2 shots gin

  • Juice of 1/2 lemon

  • 5 dashes Worcestershire Sauce
  • 5 dashes Tabasco
  • Healthy splash of red wine
  • Black pepper to taste
  • Celery salt to taste


  • Combine all ingredients. Pour over
    ice in a Collins glass.
  • Garnish with a celery stick or a dill
    pickle spear.
Red Snapper
Red Snapper.

Watermelon Martini

Don’t save it for summer: You can buy watermelon juice year-round.


  • 2 shots gin

  • 1/2 shot simple syrup

  • Lots of cubed watermelon flesh


  • Shake and strain into a martini
  • Garnish with a watermelon wedge.


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Watermelon Martini
Watermelon Martini.