4 easy-to-make cocktails to warm you up this winter
Winter is here and it’s time to upgrade your cocktail menu. To beat the blues, here’s a list of special cocktails that can be easily prepared at home.
Johny Mule by The Beer Café
JW Red Label Scotch - 40ml
Angostura Bitter- Bar Spoon
Ginger Ale – Top-up
Take 40 ml Red label in chilled Collins glass and add 1 bar spoon of Angostura bitter. Fill the glass with ice cubes to the top.
Top up with ginger ale and stir well.
For garnish, make an orange peel (in twisted shape), rim the glass and put the peel on top of the drink. Build and Stir.
Khaara Masala Spiced Wine by Factory by Sutra
1 bottle red wine
Demerara sugar 60gm
Cinnamon stick 1
A pinch of grated nutmeg
Orange sliced into half
Dried bay leaf 1
Damson gin 60ml
Put the wine in a saucepan with the orange, sugar, bay leaf and the spices.
Heat gently until the sugar has dissolved.
Taste to see if you want the wine sweeter.
Once you’ve taken the wine off the heat, stir in the sloe or damson gin if you are using it.
Strain into heatproof glasses and serve immediately.
Mumma Nu Double Dose by SodaBottleOpenerWala
Old Monk dark 30ml
Date and saffron syrup 45ml
Egg white 1
Lime juice 15ml
Marigold flower 1
Put all the ingredients in a shaker with ice. Shake well.
Remove the ice. Then shake again.
Place the marigold on top and serve.
Apple Ginger Toddy by One Street Over
Apple juice 90ml
Housemade ginger syrup 10ml
Cinnamon stick 1
Star anise 1
Except for the brandy, combine the rest of the ingredients and heat them in an electric kettle for 2 minutes.
Once the liquid starts bubbling, take it off the heat and pour it into a brandy balloon.
Add the brandy that you set aside and garnish the drink with a slice of apple studded with cloves.