World Cocktail Day!

May 13th 2019


Raise a glass to World Cocktail Day!

World Cocktail Day was marked the publication date of the first definition of a cocktail on May 13th in 1806. We celebrate cocktails around the globe! A cocktail is an alcoholic drink consisting of a spirit or spirits mixed with other ingredients, such as fruit juice or cream (as the dictionary says!)

So, what better way to celebrate World Cocktail day then to gather all of our favourite cocktails for yours truly? Celebrate world cocktail day the right way with these wide range of cocktails!

CERVEZA NICOLA

It’s favorited among all who can’t decide on a crisp lager or something with a little more spice. Indulge yourself and have it all! This drink is infused with zesty herbs which will make you feel as if you’re relaxing by the Italian Riviera.

Ingredients:

15ml Campari/Aperol
15ml Stolichnaya Vodka
Peroni
Orange wheel or wedge to garnish

Method:

Tip the spirits into any style of glass large enough and gently top up with Peroni. Don’t stir it if you like the swanky graduated colour effect. Garnish and enjoy.

 


 

SNAKEBITE/ SNAKEBITE & BLACK

This classic British beertail mixes equal parts lager and apple cider in a pint glass. The simple mix of Cider and Lager makes a really nice drink! The Cider adds fruitiness; the beer stops it being too sweet and contributes a little bitterness and malt. The addition of blackcurrant cordial and ice transforms it into a light, summery cocktail. No matter how it’s prepared, though, the Snakebite’s citrusy bite will surely live up to its name.

Ingredients:

Optional blackcurrant cordial and ice
50% Strongbow Cider
50% Sol Lager

Method:

Put cordial and ice into a glass if using, then add the cider and lager.

 


 

APPLE JACK

It’s simple combination of whiskey and apple really lets the spirit shine making this quick and easy drink perfect for all seasons!

Ingredients:

50 ml Jack Daniel’s
Fresh apple juice

Method:

3/4 fill a highball glass with cubed ice, pour Jack Daniels and top with apple juice. Extra: Add apple slice to garnish.

 


 

SCREWDRIVER

Another easy and popular cocktail is the screwdriver. It’s the perfect drink for brunch and can easily be improved or experimented with!

Ingredients:

2 ounces New Amsterdam Vodka
5 ounces orange juice (or enough to fill)
Garnish: orange slice

Method:

Build the ingredients in a glass filled with ice.Stir well.Garnish with an orange slice.

 


GLAMOUR GIRL MARTINI

Your Girl’s night out just got better. This wine pairs nicely with the peach and cranberry flavours in this martini. It is a fun drink that is light and tastes great, as well as being easy to make this drink would make the perfect party punch!

Ingredients:

3 ounces Pink Pinot Grigio
1 ounce  peach schnapps
1/2 ounce cranberry juice
1 maraschino cherry (for Garnish)

Method:

Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled glass. Garnish with a cherry.

 


BEER PUNCH

Want a refreshing fruit punch…but with a bit of a buzz? This is a perfect-for-the-outdoors combo. Who doesn’t love a good punch?

Ingredients:

12 ounces of Sprite
2 ½ cups of pineapple juice
six bottles/cans of your preferred beer
Lemon / Lime / Orange

Method:

Start with a large pitcher or bowl and mix in your sprite, 2 1/2 cups of pineapple juice, and six bottles or cans of your preferred beer (throw in sliced lemons, limes, and oranges for a pretty touch).

 


All products are subject to availability in store.

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