Bijou Cocktail Recipe

BIJOU COCKTAIL Recipe

The Bijou cocktail (French for jewel) is an alcoholic cocktail made from Gin, red Vermouth, Green Chartreuse and orange bitters. It is a short drink and is served in a cocktail glass. The Bijou cocktail was first documented to have been prepared in the late 19th century, a time when the use of vermouth in cocktails was becoming increasingly popular

INGREDIENTS

  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. Gin
  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. Green Chartreuse
  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. Martini Rosso sweet Vermouth
  • 1 dash of Orange bitters by Angostura

METHOD

  1. Pour all ingredients into mixing glass with ice cubes and stir well.
  2. Strain into chilled Martini glass.
  3. Garnish with an lemon zest twist.

NOTES

Fun fact, “bijou” is French for “jewel”. Gin is diamond, Green Chartreuse is emerald, and sweet Vermouth is ruby.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Bombay Sapphire Gin | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  2. Martini Rosso | USA | UK* | Germany*
  3. Glasses | USA* | UK* | Germany*

Gypsy Queen Cocktail Recipe

GYPSY QUEEN Recipe

The Gypsy Queen cocktail is apparently one of the oldest vodka cocktails in the United States. The origin goes back to 1938. The Vodka enhances this complexly flavored honey and herb cocktail.t

INGREDIENTS

  • 45 ml/ 1 ½  oz. Vodka
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. Bénédictine  
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters

METHOD

  1. Pour all ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice cubes.
  2. Stir well until well-chilled.
  3. Strain into a chilled coupe glass
  4. Garnish with an orange twist.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Smirnoff Vodka | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  2. Angostura bitters | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  3. Bénédictine | USA | UK | Germany
  4. Glasses| USA* | UK* | Germany*

You’ve Got Mail Cocktail Recipe

YOU’VE GOT MAIL COCKTAIL Recipe

The cocktail You’ve Got Mail is a nice riff on the  Air Mail cocktail, You’ve Got Mail mixes Cachaça with Citrus (lime juice & orange juice), which is balanced with honey syrup and then nicely and effervescently topped with Champagne.

INGREDIENTS

  • 60 ml/ 2 oz. Cachaça
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. orange juice
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 7,5 ml/ ¼ oz. simple syrup
  • 7,5 ml/ ¼ oz. honey syrup
  • Champagne

METHOD

  1. Shake in an ice-filled cocktail shaker (except for the Champagne).
  2. Strain into an ice-filled glass.
  3. Top with Champagne.
  4. Garnish with an orange slice.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Cachaça |USA | UK | Germany
  2. Champagne | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  3. Honey syrup | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  4. Glasses | USA* | UK* | Germany*  

KIngston Club Cocktail Recipe

KINGSTON CLUB COCKTAIL Recipe

The Kingston Club cocktail is a tasty pineapple juice cocktail with a herbal note. The Fernet Branca liqueur gives this fruity aperitif cocktail almost clove-like aromas.

INGREDIENTS

  • 45 ml / 1 ½ oz. Drambuie liqueur
  • 45 ml / 1 ½ oz. pineapple juice
  • 22,5 ml/ ¾ oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 5 ml/ ¼ oz. Fernet Branca
  • 3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. soda water

METHOD

  1. Shake in an ice-filled cocktail shaker (except for the soda water).
  2. Strain into an ice-filled glass.
  3. Top with soda water.
  4. Garnish with an orange zest twist.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Fernet Branca | USA | UK | Germany
  2. Drambuie | USA | UK | Germany
  3. Angostura bitters | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  4. Soda water | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  5. Glasses | USA* | UK* | Germany*         

Charlie Chaplin Cocktail Recipe

CHARLIE CHAPLIN COCKTAIL

The Charle Chaplin cocktail is named after Sir Charles Spencer “Charlie” Chaplin (1889-1977), the English slapstick comedian of the silent film era who was at the peak of his career when this eponymous cocktail was created in 1920.

INGREDIENTS

  • 22,5 ml/ ¾ oz. Sloe Gin
  • 22,5 ml/ ¾ oz .Apricot Brandy liqueur
  • 22,5 ml/ ¾ oz. freshly squeezed lime juice

METHOD

  1. Pour all ingredients into shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Fine strain into chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with an apricot wedge.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Sloe Gin | USA | UK* | Germany*
  2. Apricot Brandy | USA | UK* | Germany*
  3. Glasses | USA* | UK* | Germany*

Tootsie Roll Cocktail Recipe

TOOTSIE ROLL COCKTAIL Recipe

Believed to have been created in the 1970s, the Tootsie Roll cocktail is a sweet, rich and chocolaty drink with a hint of citrus that, as the name suggests, is inspired by the famous US candy.

INGREDIENTS

  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. Vodka
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. Cointreau
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. Mozart dark chocolate liqueur
  • 1 tbsp. chocolate syrup

METHOD

  1. Pour all ingredients into shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with an orange slice and a Tootsie Roll candy.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Smirnoff Vodka | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  2. Cointreau orange liqueur | USA * | UK* | Germany*
  3. Mozart Dark| USA | UK* | Germany*
  4. Glasses | USA* | UK* | Germany*

Cape Codder Cocktail Recipe

CAPE CODDER COCKTAIL Recipe

The Cape Codder or Cape Cod cocktail is a type of cocktail consisting of Vodka and cranberry juice. Some recipes also call for squeezing a lime wedge over the glass and dropping it into the drink. The name refers to Cape Cod, Massachusetts, a peninsula and popular tourist destination located in the eastern United States which is famous for growing cranberries.

INGREDIENTS

  • 60 ml/ 2 oz. Vodka
  • 90 ml/ 3 oz. cranberry juice

METHOD

  1. Build all ingredients into a highball glass filled with ice.
  2. Garnish with a lime wedge.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Stolichnaya vodka | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  2. Cranberry juice | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  3. Glasses | USA* | UK* | Germany*         

Bohamian Mule Cocktail Recipe

BOHAMIAN MULE COCKTAIL Recipe

The Bohamian Mule cocktail was created in 1990s in London, England.  The Bohamian Mule cocktail tastes long and refreshing, but also with a hefty hit of Absinthe – perhaps the best spirit, drowned in fiery ginger beer, a combination that is put to good use in this mule with lime juice.

INGREDIENTS

  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. Absinthe
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 7,5 ml/ ¼ oz. sugar syrup
  • 105 ml/ 4 oz. ginger beer

METHOD

  1. Pour the Absinthe, lime juice and sugar syrup into shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Shake well and strain into a Mule mug (or a Collins glass) filled with ice.
  3. Top with ginger beer and stir briefly.
  4. Garnish with a lime wedge.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Absinthe | USA | UK* | Germany*
  2. Sugar syrup | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  3. Ginger Beer | USA | UK | Germany
  4. Glasses | USA* | UK* | Germany*   


Canary Flip Cocktail Recipe

CANARY FLIP COCKTAIL Recipe

My 2024 Easter cocktail is called Canary Flip. The Canary Flip is a good Easter cocktail with a delicious balance of egg, spirits and wine. The cocktail looks creamy and sweet, but is spicy and lemony. So happy Easter!

INGREDIENTS

  • 60 ml/ 2 oz. Advocaat / Eggnog
  • 60 ml/ 2 oz. Cabernet Sauvignon white wine
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice

METHOD

  1. Pour all ingredients into shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with an orange twist.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Advocaat/ Eggnog | USA | UK* | Germany*
  2. Wine | USA | UK* | Germany*
  3. Glasses | USA* | UK* | Germany*

Bikini Martini Cocktail Recipe

BIKINI MARTINI COCKTAIL Recipe

The Bikini Martini cocktail is a bright blue combination of lemon, orange and peach laced with Gin. The cocktail was created for a swimwear launch in 1999. The bikini swimsuit was invented in July 1946 by designer Louis Réard and named after the Bikini Atoll, where the first public test of an atomic bomb took place four days earlier.

INGREDIENTS

  • 60 ml/ 2 oz. dry Gin
  • 22,5 ml/ ¾ oz. Blue Curaçao liqueur
  • 7,5 ml/ ¼ oz. Peachtree peach schnapps
  • 7,5 ml/ ¼ oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice

METHOD

  1. Pour all ingredients into shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with an orange twist.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Bombay Sapphire Gin | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  2. Blue Curaçao liqueur | USA | UK* | Germany*
  3. Peach Schnapps | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  4. Glasses | USA* | UK* | Germany*

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