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This is quite possibly one of our new favourite Gin drinks, it’s called a Darby and is incredibly light and tasty.

The Darby is a classic cocktail made up of 2 oz Gin, 1 oz lime cordial and 1 oz grapefruit juice.  Being a big fan of Gin, Karlynn enjoyed this quite a bit. She also loves grapefruit juice, which isn’t one of my favourites but I have to admit, it makes for a great addition to this cocktail.


It also gave us an opportunity to use these awesome roly poly’s that are part of our vintage barware collection. I love these glasses, they are not only the perfect size but also incredibly great to photograph (and they make my cocktails look good!).

Here’s the recipe!

Darby Cocktail Recipe
Prep Time
4 hrs 37 mins
Cook Time
4 hrs 37 mins
Author: Mr. Kitchen Magpie
  • 2 oz Gin
  • 1 oz lime cordial
  • 1 oz grapefruit juice
  1. Combine and shake.
  2. Pour over ice.

I don't cook or bake but I do write. I'm the one who gets stuck with the cleaning. I ALSO love my kids, chocolate, my wife and bourbon. The order depends on when you ask. You can find me on Instagram@MrKitchenMagpie

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