Halloween Harvest Punch Recipe

HALLOWEEN HARVEST PUNCH COCKTAIL

Halloween is a celebration observed in several countries on 31 October. Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, playing pranks, carving pumpkins into jack-o`-lanterns, attending Halloween costume parties and making Halloween Drinks. The Halloween Harvest Punch is a great drink for a Halloween celebration.

INGREDIENTS

  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. Midori melon liqueur
  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. dark rum
  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. light rum
  • 60 ml/ 2 oz. apple juice
  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. sugar syrup
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. lemon juice
  • apple slices, blueberries, melon balls

METHOD

  1. Build all ingredients in a highball glass half filled with ice.
  2. Stir slightly
  3. Garnish with apple slices, blueberries and melon balls.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Midori | USA * | UK * | Germany*
  2. Bacard Carta Negra rum | USA | UK* | Germany*
  3. Bacardi white rum | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  4. Sugar syrup | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  5. Glasses | USA* | UK* | Germany*

Kamikaze Cocktail Recipe

KAMIKAZE COCKTAIL Recipe

The Kamikaze cocktail is a strong cocktail that is served both in the cocktail glass or as a shortdrink. It consists of one third each of vodka, Triple Sec. and lime juice, the ingredients are mixed either with or without crushed ice. Ice cubes and a lime wedge can also be added. Different mixing ratios are possible as variations, for example by using more vodka and less lime juice.

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 part vodka
  • 1 part Triple Sec.
  • 1 part lime juice

METHOD

  1. Fill your glass half with ice.
  2. Add the remaining ingredients and stir.
  3. Garnish with a lime wedge.

NOTES

The International Bartenders Association officially lists the cocktail as New Era Drinks. The Kamikaze cocktail owes its name to its effect, which is compared to the strength of Japanese kamikaze special forces.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Smirnoff vodka | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  2. Triple Sec. liqueur | USA | UK*| Germany*
  3. Glasses | USA* | UK* | Germany*

3 Easy Apple Cocktails

3 EASY APPLE COCKTAILS

Autumn is coming and it’s apple time. For this reason, here are three simple cocktails with apple:


APPLE PIE MARTINI

STORY

The Apple Pie Martini cocktail is everything we love about the ‘Appletini’ set of cocktails, it simply takes a different spin on the flavor. Filled with the taste of Grandma’s apple pie, this easy vodka cocktail is a delight come autumn and it will keep you satisfied through the winter months.

INGREDIENTS

  • 60 ml/ 2 oz. apple cider
  • 45 ml/ 1 ½ oz. vanilla liqueur
  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. ​vodka
  • 1 dash freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

METHOD

  1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

HONEYMOON COCKTAIL

STORY

The Honeymoon Cocktail is a fascinating Calvados sour that has been enjoyed for over a century. It’s an interesting mix—a little sweet, a little dry, a little citrus—and a really well-designed cocktail overall.

INGREDIENTS

  • 60 ml/ 2 oz. Calvados
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. Bénédictine
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. orange curaçao
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. lemon juice

METHOD

  1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with a lemon peel.

WASHINGTON APPLE COCKTAIL

STORY

The Washington Apple  Cocktail is a fabulous and fun drink. It’s a tasty whisey cocktail that mixes Tennessee Whisey, apple schnapps, and cranberry juice to create a deliciously fruity, sweet, and sour drink. You’ll also be delighted to know that it’s incredibly easy to mix up.

INGREDIENTS

  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. honey whiskey
  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. ​apple schnapps
  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. ​cranberry juice

METHOD

  1. Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  4. Garnish with an apple slice.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Stolichnaya vodka | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  2. Calvados | USA | UK* | Germany*
  3. Bénédictine | USA | UK | Germany
  4. Cranberry juice | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  5. Glasses | USA* | UK* | Germany*

Ve.n.to Cocktail Recipe

VE.N.TO COCKTAIL Recipe

The Ve.n.to  cocktail is made with white smooth grappa, lemon juice, honey mix (made with chamomile infusion if desired), chamomile cordial (and optionally egg white). The Ve.n.to cocktail is the first official IBA (International Bartenders Association) with grappa.

INGREDIENTS

  • 45 ml/ 1 ½ oz. white Grappa
  • 22,5 ml/ ¾ oz. lemon juice
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. Honey mix mixed with chamomile
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. Cordial Chamomile

METHOD

  1. Put the ingredients in a shaker and shake vigorously with ice.
  2. Strain into a shallow tumbler with ice.
  3. Garnish with lemon zest and white grapes.

Dirty Martini Cocktail Recipe

DIRTY MARTINI COCKTAIL

The Dirty Martini is a cocktail based on the Martini cocktail. It gets its name “Dirty” because the “dirty” olive brine is added to the cocktail. It is mainly obtained in the USA. With European bartenders it is rather frowned upon to add the olive brine.

INGREDIENTS

  • 60 ml/ 2 oz. Gin
  • 20 ml/ ⅔ oz. Vermouth dry
  • 10 ml/ ⅓ oz. olive brine

METHOD

  1. Add all ingredients into shaker with ice and shake.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with olives.

NOTES

The Dirty Martini is the only martini cocktail for which olives are used.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Tanqueray Gin | USA* | UK* | Germany
  2. Martini Dry | USA | UK* | Germany
  3. Glasses| USA* | UK* | Germany*

Bramble Cocktail Recipe

Bramble Cocktail

The Bramble is a cocktail created by Dick Bradsell in 1980s London, England. Best described as a spring cocktail, the Bramble brings together dry gin, lemon juice juice, sugar syrup, Chambord and crushed ice. Bradsell also suggests finishing off the cocktail with some fresh red fruits (such as blackberries, cranberries) and a slice of lemon.

INGREDIENTS

  • 60 ml/ 2 oz. Dry Gin
  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. sugar syrup
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. Chambord

METHOD

  1. Fill the glass with crushed ice.
  2. Build gin, lemon juice and sugar syrup over.
  3. Stir.
  4. Pour Chambord over in a circular fashion to create marbling effect.
  5. Garnish with two blackberries and lemon slice.

NOTES

The name of the drink comes from the fact that blackberry bushes are called brambles. In addition to the Espresso Martini, the Bramble is probably the most famous drink of the British bartender Dick Bradsell.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Tanqueray Gin | USA* | UK* | Germany
  2. Chambord liqueur | USA | UK* | Germany*
  3. Sugar syrup | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  4. Glasses | USA* | UK* | Germany*

Mojito Cocktail @ Mojito Beach Bar

Mojito Cocktail

If you want to drink a really good Mojito, I can recommend the Mojito Beach Bar on the island of Rhodes in Greece. I was there myself and I have to say, the Mojito tastes really great in the Mojito Beach Bar. But not only the Mojito makes this beach bar an unforgettable place. The bar is right on the beach and you can relax there for a whole day. The atmosphere is very chilled and the location is really exceptional.

INGREDIENTS

  • Rum
  • soda
  • crushed ice
  • lime (cut into wedges)
  • cane sugar
  • mint leaves

METHOD

  1. Cut the lime into wedges.
  2. Put the lime into glass and add cane sugar and mint leaves.
  3. Muddle the mint.
  4. Add crushed ice, Rum and a splash of soda.
  5. Stir it.
  6. Add some ice and garnish with mint sprig and lime slice.
  7. Enjoy your Mojito at the beach!

NOTES

You can find the Mojito Beach Bar on the island of Rhodes near Gennadi right on the beach. They also offer great rooms if you want to stay longer. Just visit the website. And when you arrive at the great place, give my regards to Doro and Christina. And enjoy a Mojito!


Rose Cocktail Recipe

ROSE COCKTAIL Recipe

The Rose cocktail ismade of vermouth, cherry eau de vie (Kirsch) and strawberry syrup. The Rose cocktail was popular in 1920s Paris and was created by Johnny Mitta, barman at the Chatham Hotel.

INGREDIENTS

  • 40 ml / 1 ⅓ oz. Vermouth dry
  • 20 ml/ ⅔ oz. Kirsch
  • 3 dashes strawberry syrup

METHOD

  1. Add all ingredients into shaker with ice and shake.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
  3. Garnish with a marschino cherry.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Martini Dry | USA | UK* | Germany
  2. Strawberry syrup | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  3. Glasses| USA* | UK* | Germany*

Singapore Sling Cocktail Recipe

SINGAPORE SLING COCKTAIL Recipe

The Singapore Sling cocktail is a gin-based sling cocktail from Singapore. The cocktail was developed sometime before 1915 by bartender Ngiam Tong Boo, who was working at the Long Bar in Singapore.

INGREDIENTS

  • 30 ml/ 1 oz. Gin
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. Cherry liqueur (Cherry Brandy)
  • 15 ml/ ½ oz. Cointreau orange liqueur
  • 7,5 ml/ ¼ oz. Bénédictine
  • 10 ml / ¼ oz. Grenadine syrup
  • 120 ml/ 4 oz. pineapple juice
  • 7,5 ml/ ¼ oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters

METHOD

  1. Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake.
  2. Strain into a highball glass.
  3. Garnish with pineapple and cocktail cherry.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Tanqueray Gin | USA* | UK* | Germany
  2. Cointreau orange liqueur | USA * | UK* | Germany*
  3. Bénédictine | USA | UK | Germany
  4. Angostura bitters | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  5. Grenadine syrup | USA* | UK* | Germany*
  6. Hurricane Glass| USA* | UK* | Germany*

Last Word Cocktail Recipe

LAST WORLD COCKTAIL Recipe

The Last Word cocktail is a gin-based prohibition-era cocktail originally developed at the Detroit Athletik Club. While the drink eventually fell out of favor, it enjoyed a renewed popularity after being rediscovered by the bartender Murray Stenson in 2004 during his tenure at the Zig Zag Café and becoming a cult hit in the Seattle area in the USA.

INGREDIENTS

  • 22,5 ml/ ¾ oz. Gin
  • 22,5 ml/ ¾ oz. lime juice
  • 22,5 ml/ ¾ oz. green Chartreuse
  • 22,5 ml/ ¾ oz. marashino liqueur

METHOD

  1. Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

SHOPPING LIST

  1. Tanqueray Gin | USA* | UK* | Germany
  2. Maraschino liqueur | USA | UK* | Germany*
  3. Glasses | USA* | UK* | Germany*