TOP 5 Festive Season Cocktails To Blow Your Mind!
The Festive Season may be different for many this year but there is nothing to stop you enjoying a cocktail or two! We have put a list together that are sure to keep your sprits high over the holidays...and yes...PUN intended!!
Nicknamed the 007! Made with gin, olive brine and vermouth, this drink owes a large part of its popularity to James Bond! The Gin can be easily replaced by vodka if preferred. Usually served in tall elegant martini glasses with an olive as garnish, this is the favourite drink of our favourite spy!
A BLOODY MARY
Famous for its spicy kick, vodka laced with tomato juice and various other spices like worcester sauce, tobacco or piri piri give this classic its punch. Rub a glass rim with lemon and salt - keep aside after filling with ice. Blend tomato juice, some spice, lemon, lime wedges, vodka and ice. Garnish with celery stalk or lime wedge.
MAN OF LEISURE
Combine whiskey, tequila, lime juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake and strain into a snifter with ice. Top with ginger beer and garnish with a lime wedge.
The cosmopolitan is made with vodka, cranberry juice and freshly squeezed lime. To balance the taste, just add an orange peel as a garnishing. The orange peel adds a little sweetness and helps in hiding the scent of the vodka. Sipping this slender red beauty is sure to give you a kick!
One of the simplest popular cocktails to make with equal parts of vodka and orange juice. Fill a glass with ice, add the vodka and top it up with an equal amount of orange juice. This drink has many variations around the world.