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How to Make the Nicholson Gloom Raiser

This classic cocktail featured in The Savoy Cocktail Book and Harry’s ABC back in the 1930s and demanded only Nicholson Gin. They’ve have added raspberry syrup as a fresh alternative.

To listen to the history of Nicholson Gin, check out Milo Walker on Lush Life Podcast.

Gloom Raiser, Nicholson Gin, London - cocktail recipe

Nicholson Gloom Raiser

The Nicholson Gloom Raiser cocktail is a delightful mix of Nicholson Original Gin, dry vermouth, absinthe, and raspberry syrup, offering a complex and flavorful beverage with a hint of raspberry.
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Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Cocktails
Cuisine British
Servings 1
Calories 149 kcal


  • 50 ml Nicholson Original Gin
  • 15 ml Dry French Vermouth
  • 2 dots absinthe
  • 5 ml Raspberry syrup
  • Garnish with a lemon twist


  • Add ingredients to a mixing glass filled with ice
  • Stir well.
  • Strain into cocktail glass
  • Garnish with lemon twist


Calories: 149kcalCarbohydrates: 6gProtein: 0.01gSodium: 5mgPotassium: 16mgSugar: 5gCalcium: 2mgIron: 0.3mg
Keyword Nicholson Gloom Raiser, Nicholson London Dry Gin
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