So, the holidays are officially well and truly gone, walking to work every day feels like you are reenacting Leo’s famous scene in the Revenant and the next notable occasion is Valentine’s Day (February 14th).
Whether you are proudly celebrating or shrugging it off and pretending your single-self simply doesn’t care – we have some charming cocktails to put that extra spring in your significant others step, or at least allow you to have fun and forget all about the fact that the cat is home alone.
THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY
1 oz. Templeton Rye Whiskey
3 oz. Stella Rosa Rosé
1 tsp. Rose Syrup
1 oz. Grapefruit Juice
1 Grape fruit slice
In a shaker with ice, combine whiskey, Stella Rosa Rosé and grapefruit juice.
Strain into a glass of ice.
Garnish with grapefruit slice.
CALL ME, HONEY
2 oz Deep Eddy Original Vodka
½ oz lemon juice
½ oz honey syrup (2 parts honey to 1 part boiling water)
1 oz orange juice
Green cardamom pod
Lemon wheel and cinnamon for garnish
Muddle cardamom pod in a shaker tin and add remaining ingredients
Add two cubes of ice and shake.
Strain with fine mesh strainer into chilled rocks glass filled with ice.
Garnish with lemon wheel and dust with cinnamon.
ROSA ROSEMARY GIN & TONIC
2 oz MALFY Rosa (Sicilian grapefruit gin)
3 oz Tonic water
· Mix MALFY Rosa with tonic water in ice-filled goblet.
· Garnish with a fresh wedge of (Sicilian) grapefruit and sprig of rosemary.
50ml Kerrygold Irish Cream Liqueur
10ml Vanilla Syrup
Ice cream spoon of dark chocolate
Pinch of salt
Add all ingredients into a blender
Blend together until smooth
Pour into a martini glass
Garnish with a wafer and a cheeky cherry
PAIR OF THIEVES
1 oz. Crystal Head Vodka
1⁄2 oz. St-Germain Elderflower Liqueur
1⁄4 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
1 oz. fresh pear juice
1 oz. fresh grapefruit juice
Pour all ingredients into a shaker with ice.
Shake vigorously then pour into a cocktail glass.
Garnish with a grapefruit wedge