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Cocktail Recipes

Smooth yet wild cocktails. Why not treat yourself to a delicous cocktail. We have a few suggestions below of recipes you might like to try.

The Petulant Puffin

This delicious twist on a Moscow Mule adds some festive flare and makes the most of the super smooth and unique character of Dancing Puffin Vodka.

Serve in a silver goblet or Highball glass and garnish with cranberries (frozen work well) or raspberries, dusted with icing sugar.

INGREDIENTS

50ml Dancing Puffin Vodka

50ml Cranberry Juice

100mkl ginger beer

Cranberries / raspberries |(fresh or frozen)

3-4 rosemary needles

Small pinch fresh thyme

Icing sugar

METHOD

Combine vodka, cranberry juice, thyme, & rosemary in a cocktail shaker containing ice, shake and strain into the glass. Add ginger beer and garnish with herbs, cranberries or raspberries and dust with icing sugar.

Dancing Wallbanger

Move over Harvey! This fruity delight is so smooth, sumptuous and elegant! Serve in a classic martini glass for a gorgeous, anytime treat.

INGREDIENTS

50ml Dancing Puffin Vodka

50ml Aperol

25 ml Grenadine

A good squeeze of fresh lemon juice

150ml orange juice

Slice of orange and mint spring to garnish

METHOD

Mix the vodka, Aperol and grenadine in a shaker containing ice, shake and strain into a martini glass and top up with orange juice.

Garnish with a slice of fresh orange and a sprig of mint

The Good Ship Badachro

This twist on a classic Negroni celebrates all things coastal, with each part coming from a Distillery by the water. Barcelona’s El Bandara Red Vermut brings a delicious mix of fruits and herbs with just enough spice, balanced superbly with Calabria’s Vecchio Amaro Del Capo earthy and beautifully bitter notes. With fennel and wild thyme coming from Badachro Coastal Gin this is a wonderfully complex, savoury addition to aperitivo hour.

Garnish with toasted rosemary and some grapefruit peel to bring earthiness and citrus tones.

INGREDIENTS

25ML Badachro Coastal Gin

25ML El Bandarra Vermut Red

25ML Vecchio Amaro Del Capo

Garnish: Samphire and Grapefruit

 

METHOD

Add equal parts of the gin, vermouth and amaro to ice in a mixing glass and stir for between 20 and 40 seconds, depending on personal preference. Strain into an old fashioned or rocks glass with a big ice cube.

Negroni Blanco

This White Negroni is light, bittersweet and floral. The fruity and herbaceous notes brought about by the vermouth balance brilliantly with the flavoursome, Badachro Storm Strength Gin. Suze brings some wonderful subtle spice to the mix. A basil leaf is the ideal garnish to compliment this Negroni.

INGREDIENTS

20ML Badachro Storm Strength

25ML Apros White Vermouth

25ML Suze Amaro

Garnish: Lemon peel is the obvious but a Basil leaf would bring out

METHOD

Add 20ml Badachro Storm Strength Gin, to 25ml Apros Vermut and 25ml Suze to ice in a mixing glass and stir for between 20 and 40 seconds, depending on personal preference. Strain into an old fashioned or rocks glass with a big ice cube. 

Smokey Boulevardier

The ultimate “Negroni riff”, substituting Badachro Gin with Bad na h-Achlaise Highland Single Malt. In this case our Tuscan Oak finish brings slightly smokey notes to the drink. Combined with Londinio Amaro, from London and Bristol based Aperitivo! Co. Turin Sweet Vermouth this is a British made, Italian inspired cocktail.  Londinio’s bold amaro adds to the chocolatey richness from the vermouth which is completed by the mix of sweetness and light peat from the Bad na h-Achlaise Tuscan Oak.

A simple orange slice gives a classic garnish.

INGREDIENTS

25ML Bad na h-Achlaise Single Malt Tuscan Oak

25ml Aperitivo! Co. Turin Sweet Vermouth

25ml Londinio Amaro

METHOD

Add 25ml Bad na h-Achlaise Highland Single Malt Tuscan Oak, 25ml Londinio Amaro and 25ml Aperitivo! Co. Turin Sweet Vermouth to ice in a mixing glass and stir for between 30 and 60 seconds, depending on personal preference. Strain into an old fashioned or rocks glass with a big ice cube.

 

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