Five creative cocktail recipes

Five creative cocktail recipes

At The Oxford Artisan Distillery, our expert bartenders have been busy concocting deliciously irresistible cocktails using our unique selection of spirits.

Discover some of our original, innovative cocktails, expertly crafted by our team below.

Ashmolean French 75

1. Ashmolean French 75

A classic combination if you’re familiar with the French 75 – a sparkling, citrusy and delicious aperitif.


  • 15ml Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 10ml Sugar Syrup
  • 45ml Ashmolean Gin
  • 75ml Champagne/Prosecco


  1. Combine the lemon and sugar in a shaker.
  2. Pour some champagne/prosecco into your flute and leave to one side.
  3. Add Ashmolean Gin to the lemon and sugar in the shaker.
  4. Fill with ice and shake.
  5. Strain into your flute and top with more champagne/prosecco.
Physic Martini

2. Physic Martini

A deliciously dry and herbal martini made with our unique Physic Gin.



  1. Add lots of ice to your martini glass.
  2. Pour the Physic Gin and Dry White Vermouth into your martini glass over the ice.
  3. Stir and taste until the elements have combined to create a silky texture.

3. Daiqui-Rye

While our Oxford Rye is brilliant for all manner of cocktails, this particular creation takes your Oxford Rye to the tropics, and who doesn’t want to go there?



  1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker with lots of ice.
  2. Shake, shake, shake.
  3. Strain into a coupette.
  4. Garnish with lime and enjoy.

4. Sloe-groni

A Negroni is one of our all-time favourite cocktails, and this innovative adaptation takes it to a new, wonderful place.



  1. Add ice to a rocks glass.
  2. Add all the ingredients to the glass and stir.
  3. Alter the ratio of Dam Sloe Gin to Ashmolean Gin to taste.
  4. Garnish with an orange slice.
Dam Sloe Spritz

5. Dam Sloe Spritz

Nice and easy yet complex and delicious.



  1. Pour the Dam Sloe Gin into a glass over ice.
  2. Add the Prosecco very slowly over the top and enjoy!

Get creative with our spirits

Feeling inspired and ready to get creative with your own cocktail concoctions? Head to our online shop to discover our collection of unique spirits to help you craft the perfect cocktail.

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