Gin and spiced honey Christmas cocktail

Makes 6 cocktails 
¼ cup water 
½ cup honey 
6 whole cloves 
1 Cinnamon quill 
cardamon pods, broken up with pestle or rolling pin 
180ml gin 
Soda water 
Orange rind to garnish 

 

 

Place water, honey and spices into a saucepan and heat over medium heat for approx. 5 minutes until the sugar has dissolved. Allow mix to completely cool before straining through a fine sieve and discarding spices.  

 

Fill a tumbler half way with ice cubes, and pour in 20ml of the spiced syrup and 30ml of gin. Top with soda water and garnish with a piece of orange rind.  

 

“Merry Christmas”!!!