Hendrick’s top recipes for World Cocktail Day

The three cocktails showcase the brand's signature blend of botanicals and creative mixology

Hendrick’s 11 botanicals are distilled in small batches using the “Carterhead” style and always include the cucumber and rose petal infusion

In celebration of World Cocktail Day 2024 (13 May), Hendrick’s Gin has released three bespoke cocktail recipes for Irish gin lovers to turn their hand to Hendrick’s standard mixology.

Hendrick’s Gin has 11 distinct botanicals that are distilled only in small batches, using the rare “Carterhead” style, and alway including the brand’s signature infusion of cucumber and rose petals. This approach results in a flavour that is both refreshing and sophisticated. 

Hendrick’s Cucumber Spritz

Hendrick’s Cucumber Spritz

Suzy Cody, brand ambassador for Ireland, Hendrick’s Gin, said: “Sparkling wine, cucumbers, and mint dance with our marvellous gin to create the empress of cocktails: the remarkably adorable cucumber spritz. It’s a super quick and easy recipe for such remarkable results.”


Hendrick’s Original Gin (50ML)                             

Sparkling Wine (100ML) 

Soda Water (150 ML) 

Cucumber and Mint 


Step 1: Combine all ingredients in a wine glass.

Step 2: Top with soda water and garnish with cucumber and mint.


Hendricks Floradora cocktail


Cody said: “The bartender Jimmy O’Brien created the drink for a young actor from the cast of the Edwardian musical comedy ‘Floradora’; she claimed that she had already tried every cocktail, and O’Brien responded by creating this miraculous cocktail just for her. Here is an outrageous summer gin cocktail waiting to seduce gin lovers of every kind.”


Hendrick’s Original Gin 40ML

Lime Juice 20ML

Raspberry Syrup 10ML

Top with ginger beer 


Step 1: Build all ingredients in a highball glass over ice cubes.

Step 2: Churn and serve.

Hendrick’s Summer Punch

Hendrick’s Summer Punch

Cody said: “Summer is, or certainly should be, as fruity and absurdly buoyant as the Hendrick’s summer punch. This is the essence of a gin summer punch whenever you drink it.”


Hendrick’s Gin 500 ML

Lemon Juice 200 ML 

Elderflower Cordial 90 ML

Maraschino liqueur 30 ML 

Cloudy Apple Juice 1000 ML


Step 1: Combine all ingredients together in a large punch bowl, plant pot, tea pot or any other suitable vessel.

Step 2: Add plenty of summer fruits (strawberries, raspberries, cucumber, lemon wheels) and a handful of ice.

Step 3: Serve in teacups over cubed ice and garnish with cucumber wheel and mint sprig.


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