Single Orange Gin

This is a quick and easy recipe to make a coffee and gin based cocktail at home. In collaboration with Naked Wines, this cocktail has notes of red wine gums and black cherry with a complex citric character with a delightful effervesence from the prosecco, on the finish.

Best enjoyed with friends (as are most things in life).


Citrussy, fruity, bubbly and delicious.

Good for

An alternative to a basic G&T.

See recipe

October 14, 2018

How to make it

  1. 1. Make some Cold Brew coffee in advance.
  2. (If short on time you can buy it ready to drink here)
  3. 2. Add/Pour the following into your shaker:
  4.     •  A large handful of ice
  5.     •  75g cold brewed coffee
  6.     •  25g sugar syrup
  7.     •  60ml (or 40g) gin
  8.     •  30g/ml golden grapefruit juice
  9. 3. Squeeze and add the juice from one and a half of the blood oranges
  10. over a sieve to catch any pips/pulp. (gives approx. 60g juice)
  11. 4. Stir all the ingredients until very cold and pour into a glass (holding back the ice)
  12. 5. Top the glass with 30ml prosecco and garnish with a blood orange wheel from the half left.
  13. 6. Share the photos of your #unioncocktails

What you'll need

  • Union Single Origin Coffee
  • Dry Gin (we recommend Rambla 41 Mediterranean Dry Gin)
  • Prosecco (we recommend Prosecco Spumante Borgo di Sassi)
  • A cocktail shaker or jug to mix the ingredients in
  • A small sieve
  • A V60 or Cafetiere (to make cold brew)
  • Sugar syrup
  • (made by mixing even parts sugar and boiling water until dissolved
  • We use 20g sugar with 20g boiling water)
  • 2 blood oranges
  • 30g/mls Golden grapefruit juice (or a fresh grapefruit)
  • Ice cubes

What coffee to use

  • You'll need a coffee suitable for espresso. We would recommend any of our House Blends or some of our Single Origins.

    See the bottom of the page for specific suggestions.


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