Elderflower Fizz

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Bon Accord present to you, The Elderflower Fizz, created by Mike McGinty from The Voyage of Buck at this summers Foodies Festival. This cocktail, combining the wonderful Edinburgh Gin and our very own Cloudy Lemonade, is an intoxicating and smile inducing drink that looks and tastes brilliant.  With that in mind, let’s get to makin’: Ingredients 30ml Edinburgh Gin…

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Dinner Pairings

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  Scottish Tonic Perfect for lighter dishes like quiche or salad, or maybe even some appetizers. Add a squeeze of lime or some cucumber and mint to jazz up your tonic. Cloudy Lemonade Lemon and fish go hand in hand (even a cheeky bit of fish and chips), but our punchy cloudy lemonade will also…

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Sparkling Rhubarb & Green Tea Cooler

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A fresh and light drink, this sparkling rhubarb & green tea cooler is perfect for a summer’s day or mid-week refreshment. Ingredients Ice (enough to fill a jug) 1 part Brewed green tea (about 1/3 of the jug) 2 parts Bon Accord Sparkling Rhubarb (2/3 of the jug) Garnish options: Lime, sliced apple, mint, stick of…

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The Wildfyre Cocktail

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Wild and a bit fiery, this cocktail combining our ginger beer and Aelder Elixir, brings a refreshing and gentle heat: Ingredients 1 part Aelder Elixir 4 parts Bon Accord Ginger Beer Ice Garnish: Slice of lime Pour the Aelder over a large glass filled with ice, top with Bon Accord ginger beer and garnish with a…

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BA Q&A with Machina Espresso

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Machina Espresso is an Edinburgh based coffee roaster. They also run coffee bars and distribute equipment & porcelain to cafes all over the world. Here’s a recent Q&A we had with Steve Glencross, its founder and managing director: Q: How did you discover Bon Accord? A: I used to drink it when I was a kid (in…

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BA Q&A with 56 North

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Here’s a recent chat we had with James Sutherland, owner of 56 North, a gin and cocktail bar located in Edinburgh. Q: How did you discover Bon Accord? A: First tried it at the 2016 Juniper Gin Festival, then met with Karen and Nathan to help with the tonic launch. Q: What do you enjoy the…

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Spiked Strawberry Lemonade

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Ingredients 3-4 strawberries, cut into small pieces 1 tsp. honey or another sweetener 35ml (1 serving) of gin (vodka works too!) About 150ml Bon Accord Cloudy Lemonade Ice Optional garnish: Slice of lemon, strawberry and/or a sprig of mint In a glass, muddle the chopped strawberries with the honey and gin. Add ice and top…

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Virgin Mojito with Bon Accord Cloudy Lemonade

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Ingredients 10g Chopped Mint 1 Lime, cut into wedges 125ml Bon Accord Cloudy Lemonade Ice Take a lime and cut it into quarters, then half each again so you have eight pieces of lime. Add these to a deep, narrow and strong container – you’re going need to be quite rough with it… Add the…

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