Just two ingredients: gin and bitters. Anything but demure, the Pink Gin was a favorite of the Royal Navy in the nineteenth century, as bitters worked its magic curing everything from seasickness to indigestion.
Apple, Pear and Gin Cocktail: Juice 2 pears and 1 green apple and immediately add 2 tbsp lemon juice. Shake with oz gin and 1 tbsp honey. Pour over ice, add a splash of club soda, and garnish with rosemary sprigs.
Grapefruit Tarragon Gin and Tonic 2 sprigs fresh tarragon, plus extra for garnish 1 tablespoon turbinado sugar 2 ounces fresh squeezed ruby red grapefruit, strained 2 ounces gin 5 ounces tonic water a sliver of grapefruit