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Refills can be purchased at Downton Brewery, Dark Revolution Brewery (Old Sarum Airfield), Healthy Living (Devizes) & Regent Tailoring in Salisbury.

Cocktail, Spiced Lady, Citrus, Chili, Downton, Wiltshire

Spiced Lady

Sour style cocktails are a balance of citrus, spirits and a sugar syrup making it the perfect summer drink. They are versatile and you can change the balance to your own palate.

This cocktail brings a new layer of complexity into the equation using the humble chili. Chili brings both warmth and spice into the profile. To increase the heat just shake the cocktail shaker for a longer period.

Ease of Making: Easy 

Glass Type: Rocks Glass or Coupe

Taste: Light and refreshing with a layer of warmth

Original Recipe:

  • 50ml Explorer’s Gin
  • 25ml Lemon juice
  • 15ml Lemon Sugar syrup
  • 3-4 mint leaves
  • 1 x sliced chili of your choice


  • Place ice into a cocktail shaker
  • Add all the ingredients into the shaker.
  • Shake your cocktail shaker until it starts to bead.
  • Zest the rims of the rock glasses with lemon peel.
  • Rotate the rim of the glass into a mixture of white sugar, chilli flakes and paprika, then add ice.
  • Strain into your rock glasses.
  • Garnish with mint leaves, or chili.


  • Add 1 x egg white this will provide a lovely foamy head.
  • Swap lemon for fresh lime.
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