It's the end of another week and in honour of National Gin Day this weekend, we have pulled together our favourite education-themed gin cocktails.
For physicists: Aviation
Ingredients - 45ml gin - 15ml maraschino liqueur - 1 teaspoon parfait amour - 10ml fresh lemon juice
Fun aviation fact: Passengers account only for about 10% of the plane’s take-off weight. Fuel takes the biggest part.
For literary buffs: The Fitzgerald
Ingredients - 2 dashes of angostura bitters - 45ml gin - 22.5ml fresh lemon juice - 30ml simple syrup
Fun Fitzgerald fact: Francis Scott Key Fitzgerald was named after Francis Scott Key, the lawyer and writer who penned the lyrics to “The Star Spangled Banner.
For historians: Gin Alexander
Ingredients - 45ml gin - 22.5ml Lillet Blanc or Vermouth - 15ml White Creme de Cacao - 22.5ml fresh lemon juice
Fun Alexander fact: Alexander the Great named more than 70 cities after himself—and one after his horse.
For football coaches: Ramos Gin Fizz
Ingredients: 60ml gin - 2tsp lemon - 2tsp lime - 3/4oz Simple Syrup 1/2oz Heavy Cream - 1 egg white
Fun Ramos fact: Sergio Ramos has amassed 40 yellow cards and four red cards In the Champions League, making him the league's most carded player.
For geographers: Chapter of the forgotten monuments
Ingredients - 60ml gin - 45ml pomegranate liqueur - 45ml Grand Marnier - 30ml raspberry syrup - 30ml - lemon juice - 1 egg white - bougainvillea flower
Fun monuments fact: Completed in 1345, the Notre-Dame de Paris is the most visited monument in the world, with about 12 million visitors per year.
For drama teachers: Juliet and Romeo
Ingredients - 60ml gin - 22.5ml fresh lime juice - 22.5ml sugar syrup - 4 drops of rosewater - 3 drops of Angostura Bitters - cucumber - mint - pinch of salt
Fun Romeo & Juliet fact: The ever first reference to ‘Montagues and Capulets’ was not by Shakespeare but in the poetry of Dante. In his early fourteenth-century masterpiece, the Divine Comedy, he makes reference to the two warring Italian families.
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