Brits are bored of Bucks Fizz, but what to start off with Instead?

A recent survey has revealed that 20 percent of Brits say they’re bored of Buck’s Fizz and would like to start their celebrations with an alternative seasonal serve.

To stay ahead of the changing tastes of Christmas, Gordon’s Premium Pink Gin has teamed up with YBF award-winning mixologist, Carl Brown, and flavour expert, Sian Anderson, to create a modern twist on a seasonal staple; the Gordon’s Pink Grapefruit Fizz is the perfect way to say cheers before a Christmas feast.

Keeping the vibrant flavours of a traditional Buck’s Fizz, with orange and prosecco, this serve is brought bang up to date with zesty pink grapefruit and the delicious berry flavours of Gordon’s Premium Pink Gin, resulting in a vibrant colour and flavour for a show stopping start to your celebrations.

The carefully balanced combination of sweet and bitter, make Gordon’s Pink Grapefruit Fizz the ideal aperitif to get your palate in the mood for food.

Why not try it with a tasty feta and pomegranate croute, layered with pomegranate syrup, crumbled feta, fresh pomegranate, balsamic and basil? Christmas has never tasted so good!

Gordon’s Pink Grapefruit Fizz


  • 3 basil leaves

  • 20ml orange sugar syrup

  • 20ml soda

  • 35ml pink grapefruit juice

  • 50ml Prosecco

  • 50ml Gordon’s Premium Pink Gin [2 units]



  1. Clap 3 basil leaves in your hands and drop in the glass


Then add;

  1. 50ml Gordons Premium Pink Gin [2 units]

  2. 20ml orange sugar syrup

  3. 35ml pink grapefruit juice

  4. 20ml soda

  5. Then fill with ice

  6. Add a large wedge of grapefruit

  7. Top with Prosecco


Orange Sugar Syrup;


  • 200g hot water

  • 200g white granulated sugar

  • 1 orange, sliced

  • 1tsp orange extract



  1. In a bowl add the sugar

  2. Then the Orange slices

  3. Knead with your hands

  4. Add the Extract

  5. Add the Water

  6. Stir

  7. Strain and bottle (will keep for a couple months refrigerated)


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