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Negronis, sours and slings, oh my: 21 glorious gin cocktails to make at home

It doesn't matter what season it is (or what season it's supposed to be), gin always fits somehow.

It is, of course, great with tonic, but it also works so well with sweet summery fruits and refreshing, more savoury flavours, that it would frankly be amiss if we didn't sing its praises as the perfect cocktail base.

There are a wealth of different gins out there with unique tastes, so try a few and when you've found your favourite, we've certainly got a cocktail recipe here to match. From the classic Negroni and Martini, to the intriguing Earl Grey and honeydew melon mixes, there's something to suit you and your gin in our pick of 21 booze-based delights to make at home.

Bear in mind that many of the featured recipes use fluid ounces instead of ml - 1oz is approximately a single shot measure (it converts to about 30ml and a single measure in the UK is 25 or 35ml).

But if you end up with a splash or two more than suggested, we won't tell anyone. Just leave the flaring to the professionals.

Words: Amy Swales

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