To celebrate Mothering Sunday on the 30th March, Hendrick’s Gin brings you Mum’s The Word, a cocktail to toast Mum’s the world over. Hendrick’s Gin offers the ultimate ‘Mother’s reviver’ with its delightful infusions of rose and cucumber, making this cocktail the perfect way to reward the leading lady in your life. Crafted by our marvellous Scottish friend Megs DeMeulenaere, of The Last Word Saloon Edinburgh, Mum’s The Word cocktail combines the unusual taste of Hendrick’s Gin with the sweet aroma of Yellow Chartreuse to create a unique refreshing tipple.
Mum’s The Word
25ml Hendrick’s Gin
35ml Yellow Chartreuse *
10ml freshly squeezed lime juice
10ml blue curacao
spritz of absinthe
*Purchase online from the Whisky Exchange – £30.95
Method: Stir all ingredients (except absinthe) over ice until well chilled and slightly diluted. Spritz glass with absinthe and pour in remaining ingredients.
Also, this Mother’s Day break free from the humdrum of flowers and chocolates and get your hands on an unusual gift that every mother is sure to enjoy. The new Hendrick’s Midnight Tea Party Pack features a charming Hendrick’s Tea Cup and saucer, as well as a bottle of its delightfully peculiar gin, at no extra cost making it the perfect gift for mothers the world over.
Available at selected retailers from 17th March, the Midnight Tea Party Pack invites you to revel in the mysterious hour of midnight, the perfect time for Mum’s to unwind, slip away from the shadow of the ordinary and enjoy a sip from their Hendrick’s teacup.
The gift pack also includes the most charming cocktail recipe, created by Hendrick’s British Ambassador, Duncan McRae, guaranteed to bring a smile to your Mum this Mother’s Day.
Here’s the Ambassador’s suggestion for a refreshing tea cup tipple:
Hendrick’s Tea Time Jam & Tonic
40ml Hendrick’s Gin
1 teaspoon strawberry jam
2cm diced cucumber
Add ingredients to teacup without tonic. Stir until jam is dissolved, then infuse for a few moments before adding ice and topping with tonic.
The Midnight Tea Party Pack will be available in all major supermarkets from the 17th March at an RRP of £27.09.