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8 Cocktails to Celebrate Chinese New Year!

The Year of the Dog is nearly upon us! With guests flocking to your bars to celebrate, Drinks World has put together a list of (lucky number!) eight cocktails to ensure your patrons have a Happy New Year!

GANBEI JULEP
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Glass: Highball

Ingredients:
30ml Moutai
30ml Coconut and white chocolate tea
10ml Rose syrup
10ml Green mango puree

Method: Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake until chilled. Double strain into the glass over crushed ice.

Garnish: Coconut shavings and baby’s breath flowers

BIJOU

Glass: Martini

Ingredients:
30ml Gin
30ml Rosso Vermouth
30ml Green Chartreuse

Method: Add ingredients to a mixing glass with cubed ice, stir and strain into a chilled glass.

Garnish: Lemon twist and a cherry

 

HONG KONG HIGHBALL

Glass: Highball

Ingredients:
30ml Raspberry vodka
20ml Lemon juice
10ml Honey syrup
10ml Ginger liqueur
10ml Crème de Cassis
10ml Pomegranate puree
Top with sparkling wine

Method: Add all ingredients except sparkling wine. Shake and strain into chilled glass and top with sparkling wine.

Garnish: Cut lemon twists, and a raspberry and blueberry skewer

JADE GARDEN

Glass: Martini

Ingredients:
40ml Vodka
10ml Apple juice
10ml Sugar syrup
1/2 Kiwi fruit
1/2 Apple

Method: Muddle fruit. Add remaining ingredients, then shake and strain.

Garnish: Kiwi slice

CRIMSON MONSOON

Glass: Rocks

Ingredients:
45ml LongLeaf Tea Vodka
15ml House red wine
30ml Fresh lemon juice
15ml Sugar syrup
1 x Dash of bitters*

Method: Add all ingredients to Boston glass. Add ice, then shake and fine strain into a rocks glass.

Garnish: Lemon spiral

*For a more complex taste, try adding an egg white to the ingredient mix. Shake and serve over ice.

SINGAPORE SLING

Glass: Highball

Ingredients:
40ml Gin
20ml Cherry brandy
20ml Cointreau
25ml Lemon juice
5ml Grenadine
50ml Pineapple juice
1 x Dash of Angostura bitters

Method: Shake and strain into an ice filled glass.

Garnish: Pineapple wedge
1/2 Orange wheel
Fresh cherry
10ml Benedictine drizzle

ULTIMAT LYCHEE MARTINI

Glass: Martini

Ingredients:
45ml Ultimat vodka
30ml Lychee juice
30ml Cloudy apple juice
10ml Lemon juice

Method: In a shaker, muddle the lychees with the lemon juice. Add all other ingredients with ice. Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass.

Garnish: Fresh lychees on a cocktail stick

HONG KONG PHUEY

Glass: Hurricane/Highball

Ingredients:
20ml Vodka
20ml Gin
15ml Rum
15ml Tequila
20ml Melon liqueur
5ml Green chartreuse
15ml Lime cordial
20ml Lime juice

Method: Shake and strain into an ice filled glass.

Garnish: Lime wedge
Cherry