£{{amount}}

Shopping cart

banner

Tips and recipes

  • DRY MARTINI

    INGREDIENTS

    • 180ml vodka
    • 1 dash dry vermouth
    • 30ml brine from olive jar • 4 stuffed green olives

    METHOD

     

    Place all the ingredients into a mixing glass (or the largest tumbler from the cocktail set) and stir well.
    Strain the cocktail into a chilled cocktail glass.

  • OLD FASHIONED

    INGREDIENTS

    • 50 ml of whiskey or bourbon
    • 1 cube or teaspoon of sugar
    • 2-3 dashes of Angostura bitters • 1 twist of orange peel to garnish • Ice cubes

    METHOD

     

    Place the sugar and bitters into a chilled glass.
    Muddle together until mixed (feel free to add a few drops of water to help it mix). Once mixed add some of the whisky and a few ice cubes and stir for 20 seconds (the ice should start melting and cool the alcohol down).
    Keep adding a little bit of whisky and ice, and continue to stir.
    Stop adding the ingredients and stirring when you feel it’s diluted to your taste. Garnish with a twist of orange peel.

  • PIÑA COLADA

    INGREDIENTS

    • 60ml light rum
    • 60ml pineapple juice
    • 5ml cream of coconut
    • Handful of ice cubes
    • Pineapple wedge for garnish
    • Maraschino cherry for garnish (optional)

     METHOD

    • Place the ingredients into the cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well.
    • Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
    • Garnish with the pineapple wedge and maraschino cherry.

     

  • margarita

    INGREDIENTS

    • Fresh squeezed lime juice
    • 30ml Cointreau, triple sec or another orange liqueur • 45ml Blanco tequila
    • Salt (optional)
    • Lime wedge for garnish

     

    METHOD

    • Place the ingredients into the cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass or a glass filled with fresh ice.
    • Rub the lime wedge on the outer edge of the glass and roll the glass into the salt until fully coated.
    • Garnish with a lime wedge.

    Tip: For a slightly sweeter drink, add a dash of agave syrup (one part water, two parts agave nectar) before shaking.

  • Mojito

    INGREDIENTS

    • 10 fresh mint leaves
    • 1/2 lime, cut into 4 wedges
    • 2 tablespoons white sugar, or to taste • 1 cup ice cubes
    • 45ml white rum
    • Sparkling water

     

    METHOD

    • Place the mint leaves and 1 lime wedge into a large glass.
    • Use the muddler to crush the mint and lime to release the mint oils and lime juice. Add 2 more lime wedges and the sugar, and muddle again to release the lime juice. Do not strain the mixture.
    • Fill the glass almost to the top with ice.
    • Add the rum and fill the rest of the glass with sparkling water.
    • Stir well and add more sugar if desired.
    • Garnish with the remaining lime wedge.

  • TEQUILA SUNRISE

    INGREDIENTS

    • 120ml / 4 oz orange juice
    • 60ml / 2 oz blanco tequila
    • 15ml / 0.5 oz grenadine
    • Orange slice for garnish
    • Maraschino cherry for garnish

       

      METHOD

      • Pour the tequila and the orange juice into a tall glass with ice cubes.
      • Stir well.
      • Slowly pour the grenadine around the inside edge of the glass. It will sink and slowly rise to mix with the other ingredients naturally.
      • Garnish with the orange slice and cherry.

    • bloody mary

      INGREDIENTS

      • 1 lemon wedge
      • 1 lime wedge
      • 60ml vodka
      • 120ml tomato juice
      • 2 dashes tabasco sauce
      • 2 tsp prepared horseradish
      • 2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
      • 1 pinch celery salt
      • 1 pinch ground black pepper
      • Handful of ice cubes

       

      METHOD

       

      • Pour some celery salt onto a small plate.
      • Rub the juicy side of the lemon or lime wedge along the edge of a pint glass. 
      • Roll the outer edge of the glass in celery salt until fully coated.
      • Fill with ice and set aside.
      • Add the lemon and lime wedges into the cocktail shaker and mash with the muddler.
      • Add the remaining ingredients and fill with ice.
      • Shake gently and strain into a chilled glass.
      • Garnish with a celery stalk and a lime wedge.