50ml Cuckoo Solace Gin
12.5ml Vermouth, e.g. Dolin, Noilly Prat
12.5ml Olive Brine
Pour the Cuckoo Solace Gin, vermouth and olive brine into a mixing glass. Add ice and stir for around 15 seconds. Strain into a Martini glass and add an olive on a rosemary sprig as garnish. This cocktail can also be shaken. Just add ingredients into a cocktail glass, add ice and shake for 5-10 seconds.
Cuckoo Solace Gin
Solace – comfort in a time of distress – a fitting name for a very special Cuckoo creation. Solace was somewhat of an unwelcomed addition to the portfolio, made after our Liz was diagnosed with cervical cancer in early 2019. Wanting some positivity to come from an otherwise very upsetting situation, we set about doing what we’re good at. Created alongside Jo’s Cervical Cancer Trust, our special launch event raised £26,000 for the charity in just one night, and continues to raise money and awareness of cervical cancer screening. A savoury gin, double helping of juniper, olives, basil, lemon thyme and a huge citrus kick from fresh grapefruit.