Brockmans Forest Gateau Martini - Gin Cocktail

If you love Gin and are partial to a bit of cake now and then you'll certainly love Brockmans Forest Gateau Martini. Brockmans Gin with dark chocolate liqueur, Fraise de Bois, fresh raspberries and dark chocolate shavings. Here's how to make Black Forest Gateau Cocktail. Yes you can have your cake, and drink it! 😉

Brockmans Forest Gateau Martini

The recipe is just one of many in the Black Book of Gin Cocktails which is available to buy over at The Brockmans shop. It's a great gift for any cocktail lovers; or you could treat yourself?

The photography is fantastic in the 128-page book and contains a collection of over 40 exquisite gin cocktails, all inspired by the black bottle and unique taste of Brockmans. Both seasonal and classic cocktail creations as well as innovative ways to garnish and present your cocktails.

Brockmans Forest Gateau Martini - just one of many recipes found in the Black Book of Gin and Cocktails.

Ingredients
35ml Brockmans Gin
35ml Dark Chocolate liqueur
25ml Fraise de Bois
3 fresh raspberries

Garnish: Dark chocolate, shaved or grated

Method
All ingredients into a shaker and hard shake with ice. Double strain into a chilled martini glass. Garnish with grated dark chocolate shavings.

Brockmans Gin
Brockmans unique recipe of naturally grown aromatic botanicals are steeped in pure grain spirit for many hours to release their natural oils and aromas. The more traditional notes of gin are combined with a refreshing influence of citrus and aromatic wild berries.

Bulgarian coriander plays its part, providing an aromatic, gingery orange top note. This blends perfectly with the soft and rounded harmonies of blueberries and blackberries, all of which is supported by the bottom note of Tuscan juniper berries. Dry, bittersweet Valencian orange peel elongates the deeper tones and gives an intensely smooth finish.Brockmans is slowly distilled in a 100 year old traditional copper still. You can find out more over at Brockmans.

Our Thoughts on Brockmans Gin
I have to admit I'm not a big gin drinker (wine for me please) so until now I'd only tried the brand Gordons. Since we still had some Gordons gin in the cupboard we did a taste test. Yes indeed me and the husband were on the gin last night; but I'd best point out that neither of us have work today 😊

On a serious note, you really can tell the difference. I'm no good at describing any kind of drink so I'm not even going to try, but honestly we both say you can tell the difference. 

Where to buy Brockmans
You can buy Brockmans Gin (RRP £34-36) through ASDA, Booths, Co-Op, M&S, Morrisons, Ocado selected speciality retailers and online retailers. These include The Brockmans Shop which also sells a range of stylish bar and cocktail gadgets and other Brockmans goods including spherical ice ball moulds for that professional finishing touch to your drinks.

The Black Book of Gin Cocktails by Brockmans

Book details
Published by Brockmans Gin with editorial services from Ellen Dupont, Julie Brooke and the team at Toucan Books Ltd
Foreword by Brockmans’ co-founders: Neil Everitt and Bob Fowkes
Content Editor: Jo Jacobius
Creative Director: Andy Hill
Designer: Sasha Westbrooke
Photography: Phil Silcock

You can find Brockmans on Instagram, Twitter and FaceBook @brockmansgin
Website https://brockmansgin.com 

Please drink responsibly.

Disclosure: Many thanks to Brockmans for sending me the book and a bottle of Brockmans. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I was not required to write anything positive.

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