Bespoke Gin Bar: 3 Must Have Gin Cocktail Recipes (Deco 22)

3 May 2020Bespoke Gin Bar: 3 Must Have Gin Cocktail Recipes (Deco 22)

Anyone who knows us well, know’s how much we enjoy our clients, friends and family together for a good time! Our portfolio of bespoke bar commissions continuously grows with our design team committed to creating something truly unique that can sit so naturally in an entertainment environment. Whether that be through our famous Krantz champagne bar (as seen in our Bailgate showroom), bespoke wine wall or our very own pop up gin bar we know how to create fun spaces to be enjoyed in every social situation.

Project Chelsea I – Round walnut breakfast bar incorporating a central pop up gin bar in the centre, finished with antique brass details. The lower section even spins round so you can access those out of reach bottles! | Photo by Paul Craig

Project Chelsea I – A gin bar of utter sophistication. It’s all in the detail… We even wrap the central supports in any chosen fabric for that extra special touch. Upholstery by Crowther & Sons. | Photo by Paul Craig

Project Belgravia – Another Krantz signature, the round breakfast bar. Incredibly sociable with the added feature of a recessed bespoke champagne sink, a fun addition to any dinner party! | Photo by Paul Craig

Project Lincolnshire Show 2019 – One of our favourite examples of our very own bespoke gin bar at last years Lincolnshire Show 2019.

I’m not sure about you, but looking at all these bespoke bars has made us a little thirsty! That is why we have paired up with our good friends Deco 22 to provide you with three ‘must have!’ gin cocktail recipes.

Deco No.22 London Dry Gin


The Spirit of Decadence

Deco No.22 is an exquisite London Dry Gin. London Dry Gins have stood the test of time and remain popular for their classic flavour profile and Deco No.22 is no exception. With its juniper forward style and fresh citrus peels used in distillation, Deco No.22 creates the most beautiful Gin and Tonic and is the perfect base for cocktails.

Sammi and Adam have shared a few of their favourite Deco No.22 recipes. Whilst some methods may mention cocktail shakers or mixing glasses for example, this really isn’t important when making drinks at home – jugs and spoons can work just as well! Also, where we may recommend a particular garnish for example, be creative and adapt recipes as you see fit.

Even when we have to stay at home, we can still enjoy a nice variety of drinks and the important thing is to create, experiment and have fun with it.


The Perfect G & T

The classic G & T is one of the finest drinks in the world and one of the simplest to make.



35ml Deco No.22

Your favourite tonic (Franklin’s light or Mallorcan are our favourites)


Lemon to garnish.




Simply mix together in a glass – voila!

The French 22

A twist on the timeless French 75 cocktail (which is also fantastic with Deco!), The French 22 is a delicious and beautiful summery drink, created by Robbie Dowdall (Vice & Co.)




35ml Deco No.22

15ml Fresh Lemon Juice

10ml sugar syrup

Rosè Champagne or Prosecco



Edible flowers




Smoke a coupe glass with a fresh sprig of rosemary (optional)

(To smoke the glass, light the dried rosemary sprig, extinguish the flame, and place it inside the coupe glass to flavour the inside.)

Combine Deco No.22, fresh lemon juice and sugar syrup into a cocktail shaker with ice.

Shake and strain into the coupe glass.

Top up with rosé Champagne or Prosecco and garnish with the lemon peel twist, edible flower and a fresh rosemary sprig.



The Classic Negroni




25ml Deco No.22

25ml sweet vermouth

25ml Campari


Orange to garnish





Pour the Deco 22, vermouth and Campari into a mixing glass with ice. Stir well until the outside of the glass feels cold.


Strain into a tumbler with some fresh ice and garnish with an orange slice.


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Please drink responsibly & in moderation. 

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