Clover Club

The Clover Club Cocktail

After asking many gin lovers what their favourite gin cocktail was, this one popped up a lot! The Clover Club cocktail has been around for a long time, even before prohibition. It is a pretty and classic cocktail with a beautifully rich, silky texture. Be warned, this is particularly moreish!


Clover Club X GinFor the Raspberry Syrup

1 part water

1 part granulated sugar

150g fresh raspberries

The Clover Club

50ml gin (I used X-Gin)

20ml fresh lemon juice

20ml raspberry syrup

1/2 – 1 free range egg white
(I used half because my eggs were massive!)






How to make it…


X Gin Bottle

Raspberry Syrup


To make the raspberry syrup, you will essentially need to make a simple syrup. It is a 1:1 ratio, so however much water you use, just use the same amount of sugar. I used 200ml water, 200g sugar and 150g raspberries for mine.

Bring the water to a boil and then add the sugar. Stir until dissolved and now add the raspberries. Allow to simmer for 10 to 15 minutes.

Remove from the heat, let steep/cool for an hour.

Mash with a fork or gently blend.  Strain the mixture through a sieve, pressing the raspberry pulp with a spatula to extract as much liquid as possible.

You can now store your syrup in a sealed container in the refrigerator.




The Clover Club


I tried this recipe with and without dry shaking. I didn’t notice too much of a difference to be honest, but if you fancy a little more foam on the top, give it a dry shake first!


1. Dry shake the egg white (simply means without ice).

2. Add the other ingredients to a cocktail shaker and add the ice.

3. Shake shake shake!

4. Pour into a chilled coupe glass.

5. Garnish with raspberries or cocao nibs!



Clover Club X Gin garnish

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