Cocktail Recipes

Piña Colada

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Piña Colada

Another nod to the tiki resurgence, this 1970s-era Puerto Rican slushie pleasure is  white rum, coconut cream, and pineapple juice.   Equipment Sling glass Cocktail shaker Blender Ingredients 6-7 chunks of pineapple 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon coconut cream 50ml Bacardi Rum 50ml fresh pineapple juice Ice To garnish: A pineapple triangle How to mix Place all your ingredients into the blender (apart from the garnish!) and blend until a smooth consistency Pour into a chilled (or even better, frozen) glass, then add your garnish and serve

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Pornstar Martini

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Pornstar Martini

This passion fruit and vanilla vodka cocktail is traditionally served with a shot of Prosecco on the side. Yes, it sounds a little extra, but with a name like “Pornstar Martini,” would you expect anything less?   Pornstar Martini Ingredients: 25ml  Passion Fruit Vodka25ml  Vanilla Vodka50ml Passion Fruit Purée50ml Orange Juice2 Spoons Caster Sugar1⁄2 A Passion Fruit to Garnish25ml Prosecco   Preparation:   First, fill a Martini glass with crushed ice to chill and place to one side. Next, put the caster sugar into a Boston glass and add in the passion fruit puree and orange juice. Pour in the...

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Cosmopolitan

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Cosmopolitan

Made iconic by TV’s “Sex and the City,” the Cosmo mixes vodka, triple sec, cranberry juice, and lime juice. It’s the liquid soul of the aspirational 1990s female, and still resonates with the world today.   Ingredients:  45ml lemon Vodka 15ml triple sec 30ml cranberry juice 10ml lime juice ice   Preparation:Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. To make the garnish: hold a 3cm round piece of orange zest about 10cm above your cosmo and very carefully wave it over a lit match or lighter flame. Bend the outer edge of the zest in towards the flame...

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Irish Coffee

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Irish Coffee

Irish Cofee was pioneered by Irish Chef Joe Sheridan in the 1940s. James Beard winner and author of “The Craft of the Cocktail” Dale DeGroff describes Irish Coffee as, “cold cream, hot sweet coffee, laced with wonderful Irish Whiskey.” What’s not to love? Exact proportions and types of whiskey, sugar, and cream preparations can vary slightly, but when done right, it’s delicious. Ingredients 50 ml of your Favorite Irish Whiskey 15 ml Demerara simple syrup (2 to 1, sugar to water) 75 ml hot coffee 30 ml cream float (recipe follows) Directions In a heatproof Georgian glass, add S Irish...

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