Colditz

Colditz recipe

Colditz Ingredients

  • 1 oz (chilled) Cola


Colditz Instructions

Colditz Cocktail Recipe

The Colditz cocktail is a refreshing and delicious drink that is perfect for summer gatherings or as a way to relax after a long day. This cocktail combines the flavors of citrus, mint, and gin to create a perfectly balanced drink that is both tangy and refreshing.

To make a Colditz cocktail, start by filling a shaker with ice. Add 2 ounces of gin, 1 ounce of freshly squeezed lemon juice, and 1 ounce of simple syrup to the shaker. Shake well to combine the ingredients and chill the cocktail.

Next, strain the mixture into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a sprig of fresh mint and a lemon twist. The mint adds a refreshing aroma to the cocktail, while the lemon twist provides an extra burst of citrus flavor.

The Colditz cocktail is best enjoyed cold, so make sure to serve it immediately after making. The combination of gin, lemon, and mint creates a cocktail that is both tangy and refreshing, making it the perfect drink for any occasion.

So next time you are looking for a new cocktail to try, give the Colditz a chance. Its citrusy flavors and refreshing taste are sure to impress your guests and leave you wanting more.


Best served in a Old-Fashioned Glass.




Colditz is a refreshing and tangy drink that originated in Germany. It is named after the famous Colditz Castle, which was used as a prisoner of war camp during World War II. The drink is said to have been created by the prisoners at the castle using whatever ingredients they could scrounge up.

The recipe for Colditz typically includes gin, lemon juice, sugar syrup, and soda water. To make this delicious cocktail, start by filling a glass with ice cubes. Add 2 ounces of gin, 1 ounce of freshly squeezed lemon juice, and half an ounce of sugar syrup to the glass. Stir well to combine all the ingredients.

Top off the drink with soda water and give it another gentle stir. Garnish with a slice of lemon or a twist for an extra touch of elegance.

Colditz is perfect for sipping on a hot summer day or as a pre-dinner cocktail. Its zesty flavor profile makes it a popular choice among those who enjoy citrus-based drinks.

Next time you're looking for something different to serve at your next gathering or simply want to try something new, give Colditz a try! You'll be transported back in time to the historic walls of Colditz Castle with every sip. Cheers!


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