Celebrate National Gin Day with Whitley Neill's Cape 75 cocktail

It turns out that Saturday 13 June is National Gin Day. Of course!

Whitley Neil's Cape 75 cocktail

Makes 1

Preparation time 5 mins

Cooking time 0 mins

Not only that, you can celebrate with this fresh gin cocktail courtesy of African-influenced distiller Whitley Neill. You'd be a fool not to.


  • 50ml Whitley Neill gin
  • 25ml sugar syrup
  • 6 crushed cape gooseberries
  • 25ml freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Champagne to top


Shake all the ingredients, apart from the champagne, with ice and fine strain into a chilled coupette glass. Top with the champagne.

Whitley Neill is available in Sainsburys, Selfridges and Oddbins from £24; whitleyneill.com.