The festive season is upon us and what a better way to celebrate than with an adequately cheerful tipple in hand!

Scroll down to discover a surprising variety of concoctions that will surely get you in the Christmas mood, help you impress your party guests and complement your culinary creations.

You can discover a true array of drinks with the use of all of our gins: Elephant London Dry Gin, Elephant Strength Gin and Elephant Sloe Gin. We’ve also marked them for you with difficulty level depending on technique and rarity of ingredients:

✰ easy   ✰✰ moderate   ✰✰✰ advanced

Sip sip hurray, Christmas is not far away! 

CHRISTMAS TREE 

Recipe

30ml Elephant Strength Gin

20 ml Elephant Sloe Gin

30 ml Lemon Juice

10 ml Pine needle syrup

5ml egg white

Method: Dry shake, shake and double sttain.

Glass: Coupette.

Garnish: Chocolate powder and toasted grounded nuts.

Created by Igor Pazienza

CHRISTMAS MEMORY 

Recipe

50 ml Elephant London Dry Gin

5ml Elephant Sloe Gin

15 ml Homemade dates and anise star liqueur

20 ml Lemon juice

10 ml Sugar syrup

Method: Shake and double strain.

Glass: Old fashioned.

Garnish: Dried apple.

Created by Antonio De Meo From Lion, Rome Italy

SLOE GINGER 

Recipe

40 ml Elephant Sloe Gin

20 ml Marie Brizard ginger liqueur

15 ml Simple syrup

10 ml Lemon Juice

Top up with champagne

Method: Shake and strain.

Glass: Flute.

Created by Kirsten Holm form K Bar, Copenhagen

DZOMBO SPRITZ 

Recipe

40 ml Elephant Strength Gin                                  

40 ml Prosecco   

10 ml Ginger syrup

10 ml Lime juice

10 ml Apple juice        

Method: Shake and strain, top up with prosecco.

Glass: Coupette.

Garnish: Orange zest and mint.

Created by Gin & Jagger in Essen

SLOE TIPPLING 

Recipe

30ml Elephant Sloe Gin

20ml Hibiscus (1 hour cold infusion – 15g dried hibiscus : 1 litre cold water)

5 ml Cacao Blanc

2 Drops of Kummel

Method: Shake and strain.

Glass: Coupette.

Created by Miran Chauhan, Edinburgh

BLACK SEEDS 

Recipe

50 ml Elephant London Dry Gin

30 ml Black sesame paste

15 ml Lime juice

10 ml Grapefruit juice

5 drops of Buchu tincture

Method: Shake and strain.

Glass: Tumbler.

Garnish: Black sesame seeds.

Created by Katerina Logvinova

CALIPSO 

Recipe

30 ml Elephant Sloe Gin

30 ml Tequila Blanco

20 ml Apple & ginger shrub

15 ml Orgeat

4 drops home-made coffee bitters

Method: Shake and strain.

Glass: Tumbler.

Garnish: Cinnamon stick.

By Mariana Melillo, Barz8, Bisceglie, Italy

SAVANNA FLIP 

Recipe

40 ml Elephant Strength Gin

10 ml Elephant Sloe Gin

10 ml Pedro Ximenez sherry

2 drops Buchu tincture

2 drops Vanilla tincture

A whole egg

Method: Shake and strain.

Glass: Coupette.

Garnish: Grated nutmeg.

Created by Tommaso Scamarcio, Hagakure Noh Samba, Bari

ORANGE TODDY 

Recipe

45ml Elephant Sloe Gin

15ml Orange juice

20ml Orange liqueur

10ml Simple syrup

Grated cinnamon

Boiled water to taste

Method: Heat up ingredients in a small pan, add boiled water to taste. Chill if serving cold

Glass: Highball – can be served chilled over ice.

THÜRINGER WALD IDYLLE 

Recipe

30 ml Elephant London Dry Gin

20 ml Waldhimbeergeist (raspberry schnapps)

30ml Lemon juice

30 ml Fresh matcha tea

20 ml Honey syrup

Method: Shake and strain. Smoke the tumbler with a pine branch under the glass cloche.

Glass: Tumbler with ice.

Garnish: Pine branch, pine cone, dehydrated slice of lemon (optional).

Created by Bad Barrocker

SPRUCE FIZZ 

Recipe

30 ml Elephant London Dry Gin

15 ml Elephant Sloe Gin

5 ml pine liquor

1 dash absinth

Method: Shake and strain. Top up with lemon soda.

Glass: High ball.

Garnish: Burnt rosemary.

Created by Katerina Logvinova

MARCHING HATHI 

Recipe

20 ml Elephant Sloe Gin

20 ml Elephant London Dry Gin

15 ml Saffron liqueur

30 ml Homemade blueberry cordial

5 ml Apricot mustard

Method: Shake and strain.

Glass: Tumbler.

Garnish: Dried pineapple.

Created by Nicola Trespi, Belé, Milan

SLOE CHRISTMAS 

Recipe

60 ml Elephant Sloe Gin

20 ml Lemon juice

20 ml Egg white

10 ml Sugar

Cardamom tonic top up

Method: Shake and strain.

Glass: Tumbler.

Created by Markus Tatler, Pepe, Cologne