Why Use Cocktail Umbrellas

By on July 9, 2016 in Drinking with 0 Comments
Why Use Cocktail Umbrellas

The humble cocktail umbrellas ancestry can be traced back to a Japanese, Chinese and Indian heritage.  Generally it will be used as a garnish or just decoration in cocktails, desserts and other foods, it’s a small umbrella or parasol. Usually the umbrella is made out of paper, paperboard and a toothpick, where the paper is […]






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Grand Orgasm

By on July 9, 2016 in Cocktails with 0 Comments
Grand Orgasm

Ingredients 150 mls. Grand Marnier 30 mls  Baileys Irish Cream. Method Mix with milk for a sensation that will last forever, pour over ce.






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Barrier Reef

By on May 12, 2016 in Gin with 0 Comments
Barrier Reef

Pour into an electric blender: Ingredients 1 measure of gin ¾ measure Cointreau 1 dash Angostura bitters 1 scoop vanilla ice cream Method Blend for several seconds. Pour into a champagne saucer without straining. Sprinkle with top with a little blue curacao.






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Ambassador Cocktail

By on May 9, 2016 in Cocktails, Tequilia with 0 Comments
Ambassador Cocktail

Put some ice cubes in a Collins glass and pour in Ingredients 1 measure tequila 1 teaspoon sugar syrup Method Top up with orange juice and stir to mix.  Decorate with an orange slice and a cherry.  Serve with a swizzle stick and straws.






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Calvados Cocktail

By on May 6, 2016 in Calvados, Cocktails with 0 Comments
Calvados Cocktail

Pour into a cocktail shaker containing some ice cubes: Ingredients 1 measure Calvados ½ measure Cointreau ½ measure Angostura bitters 1 measure orange juice Method Shake well. Put some crushed ice in a tumbler and strain cocktail on to it. Decorate with an orange slice and serve with straws.






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Calvados Rickey

By on May 3, 2016 in Calvados with 0 Comments
Calvados Rickey

Put some ice cubes in an old fashioned glass and add: Ingredients 1 measure Calvados Juice of ¼ lemon Method Stir and top up with soda. Garnish with a slice of lemon.






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Apple Cocktail

By on May 1, 2016 in Calvados, Cocktails with 0 Comments
Apple Cocktail

Pour into a cocktail containing some ice cubes: Ingredients 1 measure Calvados 1 measure dry cider ½ measure gin ½ measure cognac Method Shake and strain into a cocktail glass.






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Apple Brandy High Ball

By on May 1, 2016 in Calvados, Cocktails with 0 Comments
Apple Brandy High Ball

Hey look, its simple but it works ok…. Try it just once. Ingredients 1 measure Calvados Method Fill a tumbler with ice cubes and add, Top up with soda or ginger ale. Stir and decorate with a twist of lemon peel.






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Manhattan ( Sweet)

By on April 5, 2016 in Whiskey with 0 Comments
Manhattan ( Sweet)

Ingredients 2/3 Whiskey 1/6 Sweet Vermouth !/6 Dry Vermouth 1 dash Bitters Method Stir well with ice and strain into glass. Serve with a cherry.






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Morning Glory

By on April 3, 2016 in Brandy with 0 Comments
Morning Glory

Ingredients 2/3 jigger Whiskey 2/3 jigger Brandy 1 dash Pernod 2 dashes Bitters 3 dashes Curacoa 3 dashes Sugar syrup 1 twist Lemon Peel. Method Place all ingredients in large cocktail glass, with 1-2 pieces of ice. Stir and remove ice. Fill glass with Soda Water and stir with a teaspoon coated with powdered sugar.






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