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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: 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

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...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY

Mango Bellini

  Mango Bellini Thirsty Thursday is here once more and what a Thursday it is! If ever there was an excuse to get out and have a drink or two in the glorious sunshine then this is it. A unique twist on an old favourite, the Mango Bellini is simple and easy to prepare and perfect for anytime of the day. Serving Size: 1 Ingredients 1 tablespoon fresh mango pureed 4 ounces … [Read more...]

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Manhattan

The Manhattan Few drinks look or feel more elegant than the classic Manhattan. For those days when you feel more Fair City than Sex and the City, this iconic but simple cocktail can help you channel your inner New York fashionista*. Ingredients: 60ml American Rye or Bourbon Whiskey 20ml Sweet Vermouth 15ml Maraschino Liqueur A dash of Angostura Bitters Maraschino Cherry … [Read more...]

THIRSTY THURSDAY

Thirsty

Gingerbread Apple Cocktail This delicious recipe is simple to make and packs quite a festive punch! Ingredients: 60ml Domaine de Canton (or other ginger liqueur) 25ml vanilla vodka 80ml apple cider A few drops of lemon juice Orange zest Agave syrup 1/4 ginger biscuit Method: Line a chilled glass lightly with agave syrup followed by some ginger biscuit crumbs. Place all … [Read more...]

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Christmas punch

Declan's Christmas Punch Have you seen the classic Christmas comedy, National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation? My family call me Chevy Chase, who played the part of Christmas decorations-obsessed Clarke Griswald. Like Clarke, I am obsessed with the festive season and each year I host a Christmas party to show off my ‘Santa’s grotto’ and toast the season of merriment. My ‘festive … [Read more...]