Gin and Juice: 3 Bombay Sapphire Cocktails

Bombay Sapphire

Gin is no longer that staid, old man’s spirit that it used to be. This summer, the Juniper berry-based classic has taken a whole string of new identities in a number of various cocktails. The Manual met with the folks at Bombay Sapphire, who shared three cocktails with us: the Sapphire Peppered Peach Tea Collins, the French 75 and the ART Traction. Once you make them, we promise they’re so good you won’t be able to stop. Plus, your friends will be impressed at your new-found mixology sills.
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Sapphire Peppered Peach Tea Collins

1½ oz. BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Gin
¾ oz. Fresh lemon juice
½ oz. Simple syrup*
1½ oz. Peach Iced Tea
Pinch of Black pepper
Preparation: Build with ice in a Collins glass. Top with Club Soda.  Garnish with a Peach slice and lemon twist.

*To make your own Simple Syrup, dissolve one part sugar into one part water.

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3 parts BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Gin
2 parts fresh-squeezed lemon juice
1 part simple syrup
Top with champagne

Preparation: Shake the first three ingredients with ice and strain into a flute glass. Top with champagne and garnish with a cherry

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ART Traction
3 parts BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® Gin
2 lime wedges
2 Basil leaves
0.5 part simple syrup
1 part club soda
1 part pomegranate juice

Preparation: Muddle first four ingredients in rocks glass. Add ice to top of glass. Top with club soda and pomegranate juice. Garnish with a basil leaf.