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*

Lawhill Cocktail Recipe

LAWHILL COCKTAIL Recipe

The Lawhill cocktail is a classic cocktail that is easy to make and is always a crowd favorite. It has a balanced flavor profile that is both sweet and tart, making it a great choice for those who enjoy a more complex cocktail. Whether you’re hosting a dinner party, celebrating a special occasion, or just […]

Continue Reading

Cherry Blossom Cocktail Recipe

CHERRY BLOSSOM COCKTAIL Recipe

The Cherry Blossom cocktail hat takes its name from Japan, where the cherry blossom is considered the national flower of Japan. The cocktail is prepared with Japanese Sake and Danish cherry liqueur as well as other ingredients, which tastes extremely good as a result. INGREDIENTS 60 ml/ 2 oz. Sake 45 ml/ 1 ½ oz. […]

Continue Reading

Bordeaux Sour Cocktail Recipe

BORDEAUX SOUR COCKTAIL Recipe

The Bordeaux Sour is a twist on a classic Whiskey Sour and gets its colour and flavour from muddled Maraschino cherries and Bordeaux red wine. Add to that Whiskey, lemon juice, maple syrup and orange bitters and then this cocktail is bound to delight. INGREDIENTS 60 ml/ 2 oz. Maker’s Mark Bourbon Whiskey 30 ml/ […]

Continue Reading

Adonis Cocktail Recipe

ADONIS COCKTAIL Recipe

Crafted sometime in the mid-1880s, the Adonis cocktail was born at the Waldorf-Astoria New York hotel, created in honor of a Broadway musical of the same name that was the first show to reach 500 performances. This low-ABV cocktail employs sweet Vermouth in a way similar to the Manhattan, but instead of Whiskey and bitters, […]

Continue Reading

The Influence Cocktail Recipe

THE INFLUENCE COCKTAIL Recipe

The Influence is a simple Old Fashioned that leans towards the bitter side as opposed to the more traditional sweet. This recipe specifies the bitters in drops, so unless you store your bitters in droppers, try 1-2 shakes for each type of bitters. You can always add more if needed. INGREDIENTS 1 bottle Underberg Bitters […]

Continue Reading

Alaska Cocktail Recipe

ALASKA COCKTAIL Recipe

The Alaska cocktail is first mentioned in Jacques Straub’s 1914 book “Drinks”. At the time, this described a drink made from Old Tom Gin, Yellow Chartreuse and Orange Bitters. An Alaska cocktail is a twist on a classic martini cocktail. That’s why it’s often colloquially referred to as the “Alaska Martini”. Like many cocktails of […]

Continue Reading

Dolce Vita Cocktail Recipe

DOLCE VITA COCKTAIL Recipe

The Dolce Vita cocktail is complex yet easy to drink, with a touch of fizz that adds something sparkling. The cocktail was created in Isola, London, England in 2002. INGREDIENTS 30 ml/ 1 oz. Vodka 1 spoon Honey 1 dash Orange bitters Prosecco sparkling wine 4 Green grapes (seedless) METHOD Muddle the grapes in base […]

Continue Reading

Gin & It Cocktail Recipe

GIN & IT COCKTAIL Recipe

Short for Gin & Italian vermouth, this is a classy cocktail that’s easy to make and hits the spot. Also known as a sweet Martini, this aperitif is a simple, refreshing and incredibly flavourful cocktail for summer days. INGREDIENTS 45 ml/ 1 ½ oz. dry Gin 45 ml/ 1 ½ oz. Martini Rosso sweet Vermouth […]

Continue Reading