Spirits & Cocktails
6 Refreshing Wine Cocktails to Try This Summer
Surely a cocktail is made with spirits, not wine? Well they don’t have to be, and some of the most famous cocktails out there are wine based. Anyhow, summer is here and what better way to beat the heat than a cool, refreshing wine cocktail!
VODKA AND CAVIAR- Roe, roe, roe your boat.
Even someone with just a passing fancy in fish roe has heard of Beluga caviar. It’s the eggs of the Beluga Sturgeon, a massive fish from the Caspian Sea. It costs like $7,000 / sh 700,000 a kilo! (that’s IF you can get it.) Not only is the Caspian Sturgeon endangered, but it’s also actually…
The name gin comes from the French word for juniper; Genevieve. There is very little that defines gin aside from it being a neutral alcohol that derives its flavours predominantly from Juniper berries. So basically vodka, but with juniper berries. Now, Juniper berries, while predominant, are not the only flavours added. Other herbs, florals, spice…
There are not many drinks as complicated as whisky. Wine may be up there, but whisky in my book is a close second. There are so many different varieties and so many categories involved, that figuring it out is quite a challenge. Luckily for you, you have this guide to help you. What is Whisky?…
Manhattan – whisky cocktail
Ingredients: 50ml rye whiskey 15ml sweet vermouth 1-2 dashes Angostura bitters Cherry for garnish Method: Stir liquid ingredients together with ice. Strain into a chilled coupe glass and garnish with a cherry or orange peel.
Old Fashioned – Whisky Cocktail
Ingredients: 50ml Whisky 3-4 dashes bitters (Angostura or Orange) 1 sugar cube A few drops water Orange peel Cherry Method: In an Old Fashioned glass, add bitters, sugar cube, and water. Stir. Add bourbon and ice and stir. Express an orange peel over the top and drop in the glass. Top off with a cherry
Beluga Flip – Vodka cocktail
Ingredients: •Beluga Noble Vodka – 50 ml•Maple syrup – 25 ml•Egg yolk•Mascarpone cheese•Cocoa powder PreparationPour 50 ml of Beluga into a shaker. Add 25 ml of maple syrup. Add 1 egg yolk. Add Mascarpone cheese. Add into the shaker some ice. Shake with ice. Filter through a strainer into a chilled glass. Sprinkle with cocoa…
Beluga Gimlet -Vodka cocktail
Ingredients: Beluga Noble Vodka – 50 ml•Lime Cordial•Cocktail cherryPreparation Pour 50 ml of Beluga into a mixing glass. Pour 30 ml of Lime Cordial. Put ice into the mixing glass. Mix all ingredients with ice. Pour the cocktail through a strainer into a chilled glass. Garnish the cocktail with a cherry.
Beluga Bloody Mary – Vodka cocktail
Ingredients: Beluga Noble Vodka — 50 ml•Celery stalk•Lemon juice — 100 ml•Grapefruit juice 200 ml•Tomato juice — 100 ml•Altai honey — 20 g•Green and black olives, cherry tomato, corn PreparationMash a celery stalk in a shaker. Squeeze the juice out of 1/2 lemon and 1/2 grapefruit. Add celery salt and freshly ground pepper. Pour 50…
Beluga Russian Porto – Vodka cocktail
Ingredients: Beluga Noble Vodka — 50 ml•White Porto — 40 ml•Angostura Bitter — 3 dashes•Lemon zest as a decoration PreparationMix Beluga vodka, white semi-dry Porto (Cruze, Tailors or Quinta de Noval) in the rocks , add ice cubes and two dashes of Angostura Bitter. Mix. Before serving squeeze lemon zest and decorate the cocktail with…
Beluga Tini – Vodka cocktail
Ingredients: • Beluga Noble Vodka – 60 ml• Fino Sherry (dry Sherry) – 30 ml• Maraschino liquor – 15 ml• Lemon twist PreparationPour 60 ml of Beluga into a mixing glass. Add 30 ml of Fino Sherry (dry Sherry). Add 15 ml of Maraschino liquor. Add ice. Stir. Pour into a chilled glass. Decorate the…
Beluga Sauer (Sour) – Vodka cocktail
Ingredients: •Beluga Noble — 50 ml•Lemon juice — 25 ml•Honey syrup — 20 ml•Egg white – 10 ml•Lemon zest PreparationAll ingredients pour into shaker, add egg white and intensively shake dry (without ice), then add ice cubes and shake again. Filter without fine strainer into a chilled rocks glass. Decorate with lemon zest before serving.