Three easy festive party drinks

Be a Tipple Technician this Christmas, with a garnish for every occasion, a glass for every type of drink and a veritable rainbow of mixers to add just the right amount of splashes and dashes. Get festive season ready and ensure guests never leave your house in anything other than fine spirits with these simple-but-impressive cocktail recipes from Lidl: Kitchen Duty, Out of the Cold and Blood Orange Fizz



Kitchen Duty

Serves one

Ingredients:

  • 15ml Amontillado Sherry
  • 15ml White Vermouth
  • 20ml Hortus Raspberry Gin Liqueur
  • 10ml sugar syrup
  • Approx. 50ml sparkling wine
  • Clementine peel, to garnish

Method:

  1. Stir everything except the fizz over ice and strain into a small chilled coupe glass
  2. Top up with a small splash of sparkling wine
  3. Garnish with a strip of clementine peel

Out of the Cold

Serves four

Ingredients:

  • 60ml Abrachan Whiskey
  • 30ml Triple Sec
  • 400ml Cider
  • 50g honey
  • 50ml sugar syrup
  • Mixture of G&T spices
  • Apple slices, to garnish

Method:

  1. Add all of the ingredients into sealable glass bottle or mason jar and leave it to sit in the fridge for
    as long as you like
  2. When you’re ready to drink it, put a large pan of water on a medium heat and place the bottle/jar in
    the water
  3. Allow the water to heat up the contents of the bottle/jar. For a half litre of the cocktail, heat for
    around 20 minutes. Do not boil the water.
  4. Once you’re confident the cocktail is warm, pop the lid and serve in handled punch glasses.
  5. Garnish with slice of apple with spices balanced on top

Non-alcoholic Blood Orange Fizz

Serves one

Ingredients:

  • 100ml Deluxe Sparkling Blood Orange and Cranberry Presse
  • 100ml tonic water
  • A wedge of lime
  • Fresh rosemary, to garnish

Method:

  1. Pour straight in to an iced highball, stir.
  2. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary and a wedge of lime

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