Announcing the J&T Cocktail – Winner of our Ginspiration Cocktail Challenge

Thanks to everyone who voted in our Ginspiration Cocktail Challenge and, of course, to the magnificent mixologists who provided us all with many hours of gin-fuelled fun. Thanks also to Pickering’s Original 1947 GinWild Island Botanic Gin and Fever Tree for providing the ginspiration for all the fantastic creations. We loved every one of them but there could only be one winner. After a fiercely-fought battle, our winning cocktail is…

Juliette’s Garden G&T by Tiki Chris


Try the J&T at Salon Privé

As mentioned, this fresh and unique gin cocktail will now be officially known as the J&T and served from our fabulous gin trolley at all our prestige and luxury lifestyle events this year. Its first official outing will be at Salon Privé, the supercar and luxury lifestyle event at Blenheim Palace from 31 August – 2 September. Pop along to the Juliettes Interiors display, try a J&T and have a close-up look at Juniper herself, our stunning gin trolley. A stunning example of luxury British design, she is perfect for long, lazy garden parties, classic cocktails, dinner with friends or the wildest of shindigs.

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How to make a J&T

Here’s a quick reminder of the winning cocktail itself, an enticing blend of Pickering’s Original 1947 Gin, the floral notes of elderflower and rose, plus the warmth of ginger and the gin itself. Well worth a try. Make up a few the next time friends come round.


Juliette’s Garden G&T by Tiki Chris

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  1. Place the ice cubes in a tall narrow chilled glass
  2. Pour in the gin, tonic, rose liqueur, ginger beer and lime juice
  3. Top with grated nutmeg and stir well
  4. Garnish with lime wedge

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Juliette’s Garden G&T would go well on its own as an aperitif as well as alongside spicier dishes such as jerk chicken or Indian food.
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and the valiant runners up…

Just in case you missed the whole Cocktail Challenge, take a look at the other luscious cocktails created by That British Betty, The Gin Lord, What’s Katie Doing? and Vinspire. Each one is fresh, unique and a must for all your summer entertaining.

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