Looking for some Christmas cocktail inspiration? 🍸
We’ve enlisted the help of Dan and Alan from the City of Aberdeen Distillery & Gin School - the first distillery in Aberdeen for nearly 80 years - who share two of their favourite show-stopper cocktails perfect for the festives.
Cocktail One - Rubus Idaeus
"Squish, mix, shake and pour. Easy to make, hard to forget."
What you'll need
1½ shot (37.5ml) of Fresh Gin (available at the distillery shop)
½ shot (12.5ml) of Triple Sec
1 shot (25ml) fresh lime
½ shot (12.5ml) shot of Gomme
Small punnet of raspberries
Julep strainer (or tea strainer)
Step by step
Crush raspberries with gomme
Mix and shake with all ingredients with ice
Double strain into a chilled coupette glass
Garnish wish a curl of lime and a raspberry
Cocktail Two - The Headmistress
"Whipping up The Headmistress is easy. Deliver a silky smooth white chocolate flavour of lasting pleasure before finishing with a kiss of refreshing lemon."