About Time: You Tried The Gladstone Axe’s Whisky CocktailsBy Elliot Mitchell
If you’re looking for new and delicious whisky cocktails to mix up this summer, reach for a bottle of newly launched, The Gladstone Axe.
The Gladstone Axe Malt Whiskies: American Oak and The Black Axe are a modern twist on classic Scotch. Easy drinking smooth blends of 14 single malts, the whiskies were created in honour of William Gladstone, four-times Prime Minister during the reign of Queen Victoria.
Both Gladstone Axe expressions can be used to create classic and contemporary cocktails, through to long drinks mixed with soda or ginger ale.
The Gladstone Axe Mint Julep
– 25ml Gladstone Axe American Oak or The Black Axe
– Mint Leaves
– 1 Teaspoon Powdered Sugar
– 2 Teaspoons of Water
Method: Muddle the mint, sugar and water in your glass. Add ice and a shot of Gladstone Axe. Give it a good stir and garnish with a mint sprig.
The Gladstone Axe Drop of Blood
– 75ml Gladstone Axe American Oak or The Black Axe
– 12ml Hotel STARLINO Maraschino Cherry Juice (to taste)
– 50ml Club Soda to fill
– Garnish – Hotel STARLINO Maraschino Cherry
Method: Pour your Gladstone Axe over ice into a tall glass and add a sweet kick with the Hotel STARLINO Cherry juice. Top up the glass with Club Soda and garnish with a Hotel STARLINO Maraschino Cherry.
The Gladstone Axe The Woodsman
– 40ml Gladstone Axe American Oak or The Black Axe
– 25ml Lemon Juice
– 12ml Simple Syrup
– 50ml Club Soda
– Garnish – A Hotel STARLINO Maraschino Cherry and a slice of orange.
Method: Pour the Gladstone Axe, lemon juice, and syrup into a highball glass filled with ice cubes. Give it a good stir, top with club soda. Garnish with a Hotel STARLINO Maraschino Cherry and a slice of orange.