How to create hotel-style cocktails at home
The Bottle Club is trying to ease the disappointment of many of us having to cancel our summer holiday, by delivering all the main ingredients you need to create hotel-style cocktails at home.
Ingredients and barware to create Cosmopolitans, Mojitos, Margaritas – and more – can be delivered to your home by The Bottle Club and to help get you in the holiday spirit they’re offering 10% off* until the end of June with the code SPRINGFLING10.
And it’s not just drinks, The Bottle Club is a one-stop shop for all everything you’d expect to find in a bar, including all snacks and treats and the all-important hand sanitiser gel – yes, they have some!
Danielle Merry, marketing manager, The Bottle Club, says: “We’d like to keep everyone’s spirits up as much as possible. If people can’t physically go on holiday, then we’ll deliver as much paradise as we can for them during lockdown.”
Order the ingredients, follow these classic recipes which are easy to create at home and keep those spirits up!
50ml Smirnoff Vodka
12.5ml Lime Juice
25ml Cranberry Juice
Method: Shake all ingredients together with ice and strain into a cocktail glass
Captain Morgan Mojito
25ml Sugar Syrup
1 Mint Sprig
2 Wedges of Lime
7 Mint Leaves
Method: Clap the mint in your palms to release the aroma and place it at the bottom of a tall glass. Slice your lime into pieces and place on top of the mint. Add the sugar syrup on top of the mint and lime. Muddle gently to release the lime juices. Fill your glass 3/4 full with crushed ice (important to use crushed ice to ensure maximum flavour). Pour in Captain Morgan White Rum and soda water. Stir well, top with more crushed ice and garnish with a mint spring.
Ciroc Pineapple Mojito
45ml CÎROC Pineapple
3-4 mint leaves
20ml sugar syrup
30ml fresh lime juice
Put the muddled pineapple into a Collins glass. Combine the remaining ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into Collins glass, top with crushed ice and garnish with orange peel.
Casamigos Watermelon Margarita
1 1/2 parts Casamigos Blanco Tequila
1 part fresh lime juice
1/2 part orange liqueur
6 to 8 chunks of watermelon
1/4 part agave nectar
Method: Muddle the watermelon and add the rest of the ingredients with ice, shake and pour into a rocks glass. Garnish with a slice of watermelon.
Copper Dog Old Fashioned
50ml Copper Dog
5ml brown sugar syrup
2 dashes Angostura Bitters
Combine all ingredients in an ice-filled mixing tumbler glass. Stir well and garnish with an orange twist