New Delhi, March 8 : It’s a day to celebrate yourself, pick your favourite dram, be it scotch, gin, vodka, or liqueur and curate some lip-smacking cocktails with these recommendations from Diageo India’s finest Brand Ambassadors and mixologists.
YES WE CRAN
45 ml Black and White Scotch Whisky
10 ml Lime Juice
60 ml Cranberry Juice
Garnish: Lime Wedge on each serve
Build all the ingredients into a highball glass with ice and stir well. Garnish and serve.
A glass of wine
50ml Gordon’s London Dry Gin
Fresh Bottled Tonic to top
Fill a chilled glass with fresh ice cubes. Pour in the gin and top up with chilled tonic. Gently squeeze a wedge of lime into the glass before dropping it in, then give it all a final stir. The definitive G&T, and a great way to begin any occasion.
KETEL ONE ESPRESSO MARTINI
50 ml Ketel One
45 ml Espresso (2.5 tsp Instant Coffee Powder mixed with 20 ml warm water)
15 ml Sugar Syrup
Glassware: Martini Glass
Shake all ingredients with some ice cubes. Fine strain into chilled glass and garnish with 3 coffee beans
JOHNNIE WALKER PEACH HIGHBALL
50ml Johnnie Walker Red Label
50ml Peach tea (chilled)
100ml Soda water
Combine ingredients in an ice-filled highball glass and garnish with slices of peach or a sprig of mint
30ml Tanqueray London Dry Gin
30ml Rosso Antico
Add all ingredients to a mixing glass full of ice and stir to dilute. Strain into a chilled rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with an orange slice or twist
50ml Copper Dog
150ml Green Apple Juice
Combine ingredients in an ice-filled highball glass and garnish with a slice of Green Apple
SMIRNOFF NO 21 (RED)
30 ml or 60 ml Smirnoff No 21
Soda to top
1 Wedge of Lime/ Orange/ Sweet lime/ Mandarin/ Kafir Lime
In a highball glass filled with ice, pour Smirnoff No 21 and place your preferred fruit slice. Top with soda and gently stir and serve
THE SINGLETON OLD FASHIONED
50 ml The Singleton of Glendullan12 YO
10 ml Simple Syrup or Honey
2 dash Angostura Bitters
Fill Mixing glass with good quality ice cubes and add all ingredients and keep stirring for 20 seconds. Strain into a chilled glass with fresh ice cubes and garnish with an orange twist
BAILEYS HOT CHOCOLATE
Baileys Original Irish cream Liquear: 50 ml
Milk: 250 ml
Unsweetened Cocoa Powder: 2 tablespoons
Dark Chocolate: 30 grams
Sugar: 1 tablespoon
In a small saucepan, heat up the milk. Add cocoa powder and chocolate and stir with a whisk until the chocolate has melted.
Turn off the heat and add Baileys. Taste it and add sugar to your taste.
Optional: Top with whipped cream, chocolate sauce, chocolate shavings.