The Cocktail Lovers Magazine Issue 48



Cocktails for Mother’s Day

ByThe Cocktail Lovers


Flowers are nice and chocolates are always welcome but shall we tell you what your mum really, really deserves? All of those (plus lunch or dinner) and a well made cocktail.  Get her to put her feet up and mix her up one (or two) of the following:

Blood Runs Thicker Than Water

Blood Runs Thicker Than Water

45 ml Grand Marnier
45 ml freshly squeezed blood orange juice
A couple dashes orange bitters
150ml tonic water (to taste)

Fill a stirring glass with ice. Add Grand Marnier, blood orange juice, and orange bitters. Stir and strain into a coupe cocktail glass with some ice if desired. Top with tonic water and gently stir. Garnish with a blood orange slice and serve.

Hendrick’s Tea Time Jam & Tonic

40ml Hendrick’s Gin
1 tsp strawberry jam
2cm diced cucumber
Tonic water

Add ingredients to teacup without tonic. Stir until jam is dissolved, then infuse for a few moments before adding ice and topping with tonic.

Quintessentially Vodka Rhubarb Rickey

35ml Quintessentially Vodka
12.5ml rhubarb liqueur/syrup
12.5ml fresh lime
Soda (top up)

Place the vodka, rhubarb syrup and fresh lime in a tall glass, adding ice and a spritz of soda. To finish, stir a few times before adding a wedge of lime.

Fruity Muma

Fruity Muma

20ml Benedictine
15ml peach puree
15ml pineapple juice
10ml lemon juice
Top with Prosecco

Measure the Bénédictine, peach puree, pineapple juice and lemon juice into a cocktail shaker. Add lots of ice and shake vigorously for 4 seconds. Strain the liquid into a chilled Champagne flute then slowly top up the drink with Prosecco, stirring carefully to ensure all the ingredients are properly combined. Garnish with a lemon twist garnish or personalise by topping with your mum’s favourite fruit.

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