Lockdown Cocktails

5 cocktails you can make at home regardless of skill level!

We asked some of our Mixology Team for cocktails you can make at home either during the last 2 weeks of lockdown or when entertaining over the festive period! We’ve got classics like a Mojito, a Champagne cocktail and a non-alcoholic! 

NOT SO COSMO (non alcoholic)

Ingredients

  • 2 shots orange juice
  • 2 shorts cranberry juice
  • Squeeze of lime
  • Squeeze of lemon

Method

Shake all ingredients together and strain into chilled glass.

TROPICAL CHAMPAGNE

Ingredients

  • 3/4 shot Bacardi
  • 1/2 shot Peach Schnapps
  • 2 shots orange juice
  • 1/3 shot lime cordial
  • Champagne (or Prosecco or Cava)

Method

Shake ingredients and strain into chilled martini glass & top up with Champagne (or Prosecco or Cava). 

MOJITO

Ingredients

  • 3-4 lime wedges
  • 1/2 shot sugar syrup (or a teaspoon of sugar)
  • 10/15 mint leaves
  • 1 shot Havana (or any dark rum)
  • Soda water

Method

Using a spoon muddle the mint, lime wedges, rum & sugar syrup in the base of glass, half fill glass with crushed ice & top up with soda, stir & garnish with lime and a straw.

LONG ISLAND ICED TEA

Ingredients

  • 1/2 shot vodka
  • 1/2 shot gin
  • 1/2 shot tequila
  • 1/2 shot Cointreau
  • Coke
  • 2-3 lime wedges (squeezed)

Method

Shake alcohol & lime with ice and strain into an ice filled glass then top up with coke.

SPICY FIFTY 

Ingredients

  • 1 shot Bacardi
  • 1/2 shot Elderflower cordial
  • 2 lime wedges
  • 1 teaspoon of honey
  • 4 thin slices of chili

Method

Shake all ingredients (except soda) well, pour into a glass filled with crushed ice & top with soda water.

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