They say that every four years, on a leap year, the rules regarding traditional courtship are reversed and it’s the time for women to propose marriage to men. And what better way to woo your love than with a cocktail, like this Gold Rush Tea from Hendrick’s Gin, full of flirty fruit and the intoxicating taste of elderflower.
If you think your courtship skills need a bit of brushing up before you make any bold moves, Hendrick’s are holding Refined Courtship Clinics this Friday, Saturday and Sunday – just in time for Valentine’s Day. Drop in to learn the dos and don’ts of courting etiquette – from body language to suitable topics of converstation – and to enjoy a complimentary Hendrick’s cocktail. For all the details visit the Cucumber and Rose Society Facebook page.
Gold Rush Tea
Makes 1 teapot (4 serves)
120ml Hendrick’s Gin
8 one-inch cubes of ripe mango
200ml pre-made Mango Tea
60ml St. Germain Elderflower Liqueur
Shake and finely strain.
Serve in a teacup with ice and a slice of cucumber to garnish.