Drink Pink – Cocktails For Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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There are lots of juicy boozy colours on the catwalk this season but October is time to think and drink pink. Try our pick of the best rose-tinted cocktails created for Breast Cancer Awareness Month…

Singapore Sling

Singapore Sling

30ml Bombay Sapphire
10ml Benedictine
10 ml cherry brandy
10 ml orange triple sec
10 ml freshly squeezed lime juice
5 ml grenadine
100 ml freshly pressed pineapple juice
4 dashes Angostura bitters

Method:
Assemble all ingredients in the shaker with ice. Shake and double strain into a sling glass filled with ice cubes and garnish.

Alizé Ginger Rose

50ml Alizé Rose
Ginger ale

Method:
Pour Alizé Rose into rocks glass and top with ginger ale. Garnich with a raspberry or slice of lime.

Raspberry Blush

Raspberry Blush

50ml Hendricks Gin
5 raspberries
3 lime wedges
15ml Belvoir Fruit Farms’ Raspberry & Rose Cordial
75ml lychee juice

Method:
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker and shake with plenty of ice. Strain into a hi-ball glass over fresh cubed ice and garnish with a lychee and raspberry on a stick.

Berryoska Strawberry

50ml Russian Standard Vodka
4-6 strawberries
Juice of half a lime
3 tsp sugar
Crushed ice

Method:
In a tumbler, muddle the lime juice, sugar and strawberries to create a paste. Top the glass up with crushed ice. Add vodka and stir well. Top with extra crushed ice and garnish with a sliced strawberry.

Juicy Suzy

50ml Russian Standard Vodka
300g watermelon flesh
10ml lime juice
2 tsp sugar cane sugar

Method:
Shake ingredients vigorously over ice. Double-strain and pour into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a wedge of watermelon.

Blackberry & apple champagne cocktail

Valentine Warner’s Blackberry & apple champagne cocktail
Serves 6

300g blackberries
150 caster sugar
6 T apple brandy
1 bottle of chilled prosecco
Few extra blackberries to serve, optional

Method:
Put the sugar and blackberries in a pan with just a dash of water (two tablespoons). Cook them until they have totally collapsed on a fairly rapid simmer for about six minutes or until syrupy. Strain the syrup into a small jug and chill. Discard the fruit. Pour the syrup between the six glasses adding one T of the brandy to each. Top up with the prosecco and add a blackberry to each glass.

Mali-Cosmo

Mali-Cosmo

35ml Malibu Rum
25ml Absolut Vodka
60ml cranberry juice
10ml lime cordial or lime juice

Method:
Shake all the ingredients together and pour into a Martini glass without ice. Garnish with a piece of lemon or orange

 

 

The Cocktail Lovers

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