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Three easy and flavourful cocktails that will impress so much that you’ll want to make them again and again.
Who better than 2015’s US Bartender of the Year, Ivy Mix, to provide her three favourite cocktail recipes?
“I like how vibrant these drinks are,” Ivy says of her pick. “They’re perfect for a party and celebrate the good, the fun and the alive.”
Now it’s time to test your mixology mettle – flair bartending moves, optional!
Cuervo margarita Serves 1
In a blender, whip 30ml Jose Especial Gold Tequila, 90ml Jose Cuervo Margarita Mix and ½ cup crushed ice. Serve on the rocks and garnish with a sprig of mint, an orchid and a slice of lime.
right alarm Serves 1
In a shaker, muddle 3 or 4 raspberries. Add 30ml pisco, 30ml Aperol, 10ml lemon juice and 15ml simple syrup (equal parts sugar and water brought to a boil until sugar is dissolved). Shake and strain into a wine glass with ice. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with fresh raspberries.
Diablada Piña Serves 1
Slice 2 jalapeño chillies and soak in a 750ml bottle of tequila for 10 minutes. Discard the chillies. Shake 45ml infused tequila, 7.5ml green Chartreuse, 10ml lemon juice and 10ml pineapple syrup (equal parts sugar and pineapple juice brought to a boil until sugar is dissolved). Serve in a shallow glass and garnish with a pineapple wedge.
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