Cocktail of the Month – Smoky Gun

Due to the impressive cocktail idea from mixology training experts Mixology Group, we have them back again this month to kick off an exciting feature. Director of Mixology Group, Zoe Cunliffe, provided us with the sweet and sour “Smoky Gun” which is sure to be a hit on your menu over the coming months. Mixology Group recently announced a partnership with soft drink experts Fentimans, and this unique and interesting concoction mixes mescal perfectly with Fentimans Cucumber Syrup and even includes a dash of hot sauce! Smoky Gun is an intriguing cocktail which I am certain will result in repeat orders from your punters:

  • 50ml mescal
  • 20ml cucumber syrup
  • 20ml lime juice
  • 10ml simple syrup
  • 1 dash of hot sauce
  1. Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice
  2. Shake vigorously and double strain into a rocks/tumbler glass filled with ice
  3. Garnish with a chilli and serve
About Mixology Group and Fentimans

Mixology Group are striving to raise the level of service in the bar industry with their selection of approved and accredited courses.

Mixology Group launched in 2010 are now providers of WSET Level 1 & 2 in Spirits, Accredited Whisky Ambassador Programme and their own Approved Global Bartenders Certificate. In January 2017, they expanded their bespoke Bar School in Brighton into a larger premises The new Mixology School is kitted out with cutting edge equipment from Hoshizaki ice machines and Gram refrigeration as well as working with a great range of spirit brands to help anyone looking to get into the industry or to add to their skill set. This progression attracted the interest of Fentimans who also believe that investment in the training of your staff is key to the progression of your company.

Fentimans award winning drinks are hand-crafted with knowledge and expertise passed on from generation to generation of the Fentimans family for over 100 years.  All Fentimans artisanal beverages are made using the time-honoured botanical brewing technique. The result is an authentic natural botanical drink that tastes simply delicious. For more information visit