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SLÁINTE: DELICIOUS ST. PATRICK’S DAY COCKTAIL RECIPES

Green cocktails

Guinness is of course the quintessential St. Patrick’s Day tipple, but if you want something a little less heavy on the stomach, try one of our green cocktails to get you in to the spirit of the festivities. Shamrock Shaker Ingredients: 45ml tequila 15ml sour apple liqueur 7ml agave nectar 2ml lime juice Method: Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice. Shake … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY: CABIN FEVER COCKTAIL RECIPE

Cabin Fever

Many of us will have some Bailey's left over from Christmas and this simple recipe is the perfect indulgent treat for those cold January evenings. Plus, the name couldn’t be more apt; we all experience a bit of cabin fever during breadline January! Ingredients: 30ml Bailey’s Irish Cream 30ml Crème de Menthe 180ml hot chocolate 30ml whipped cream Method: Pour the Bailey's … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY: PORNSTAR MARTINI

Pornstar Martini

There's no denying that there is a little bit of pornstar in all of us; prudish or not we all have our devilicious side. Kick back and relax this Thirsty Thursday and enjoy what is definitely my favourite cocktail: the Pornstar Martini. Let your naughty side out. Ingredients: 50ml vanilla vodka 25ml passionfruit liqueur 10ml passionfruit puree 1tsp vanilla sugar fresh … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY: BAILEYS CARAMEL APPLETINI COCKTAIL RECIPE

Baileys Caramel Appletini

This isn't your standard apple martini! The rich taste of Baileys Caramel meets tart green apple vodka in this tasty variation. Ingredients: 1 ounce(s) Baileys Caramel Irish Cream 1/2ounce(s) Smirnoff Green Apple Flavored Vodka 1 slice(s) apple 1 teaspoon(s) caramel Method: Add Baileys Caramel Irish Cream and Smirnoff Green Apple Flavored Vodka. Shake with ice and … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY: VANILLA COLIBRI COCKTAIL RECIPE

Vanilla Colibri

As a massive vanilla fan I have quite the soft spot for this week's cocktail; a yummy vanilla, coconut and pineapple rendition this is a last attempt at holding onto summer. With not much else to say, I say, "Bottoms up!". Ingredients 50ml Absolut Vanilla 20ml malibu coconut rum Pineapple juice 2 dashes of Fresh cream Method Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY COCKTAIL: THE BIG APPLEBERRY

The Big Appleberry

The Big Appleberry was created by famed bartender Dale DeGroff. We first came across it in Melbourne’s popular Match Bar & Grill, where it is one of the most popular choices on their extensive cocktail list. Ingredients: 3 Blackberries 2 raspberries 2 large red seedless grapes 60ml cloudy apple juice 45ml Cognac 10ml lemon juice, or to taste 1tsp caster sugar To … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY: EARL’S TEA COCKTAIL

Earl's Tea

Tea in cocktails is definitely a trend that is gaining traction around the world; think iced tea with an adult kick! This simple cocktail recipe is sweet, zesty and the perfect addition to afternoon tea or seasonal garden parties. Ingredients: 500ml Earl Grey tea, lightly sweetened (with about 1 tbsp caster sugar), cooled 100ml Martell VS Cognac 100ml lemon juice To serve:   lemon … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY: THE SCORPION BOWL COCKTAIL

Scorpion Bowl

A hot pick for summer sips is the Scorpion Bowl cocktail. If you’re planning a Hawaiian party or luau, this fruity libation will make it maita’i roa (that’s Tahitian for ‘very good’). You’ll need lots of freshly squeezed juices and novelty glassware, such as half-coconuts, for serving. Ingredients: 500ml Bacardi carta Blanca Rum 100ml brandy 600ml orange juice 400ml … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY

Metropolitan

The Metropolitan What a week! It's been non-stop all week and the all-over-the-place weather of the past couple of days hasn't brought much comfort. But on the bright side, it's nearly the weekend, in fact here at the Daily Update our weekend starts here with the Thirsty Thursday cocktail. Today's liquid indulgence comes in the tasty form of the Metropolitan. There's just something fabulous … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY

Mint-Julep-Recipe

Mint Julep Thank G it's nearly F because we are looking forward to a quiet, chilled-out weekend of rest and relaxation! Ah who are we trying to kid, it will be another high-octane weekend of fun and frivolity and, as always, it will be kicked off in style with one or two of our delicious Thirsty Thursday cocktails. Those in the know tell us that Mojitos are 'so 2007' and these days it's all … [Read more...]