It’s the month of love and Valentine’s Day is fast approaching. Here is a carefully curated collection of delicious cocktails – with a pink theme of course – for a month of date nights.
50ml One Gin Crisp Apple
25ml Rosé Vermouth
12.5ml Bottlegreen Raspberry Cordial
3 x dried rose buds
Chill your coupette or martini glass in the freezer. Combine all the ingredients, apart from one rose bud, into a cold mixing glass, fill with ice and stir for twenty seconds. Using a strainer (or dessert spoon) to hold back the ice, pour the cocktail into your chilled glass and garnish with the remaining rosebud
50ml One Gin Classic
Gin 25ml lime juice
1 tsp raspberry jam
100ml ginger ale
Shake the gin, lime and raspberry jam with ice, strain into a highball and top with dry ginger ale. Fill with ice and garnish with a lime wheel.
30ml One Vodka
50ml Cranberry Juice
15ml Lime Juice
Add all your ingredients to a shaker filled with ice and shake well. Strain into a chilled martini glass and garnish with a lime twist.
20ml One Port Barrel Rested Gin
20ml Cocci Rosa Vermouth
Chill your ingredients, glass and tools. Stir all ingredients well in a mixing glass with lots of fresh ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass and finish with a spritz of lemon oils.
20ml One Gin Classic
20ml rooibos, guava and yellow hibiscus tea cordial (can be obtained on Amazon)
80ml sparkling wine (dry)
1 edible flower
Add the gin and cordial into a mixing glass with cubed ice and stir until very cold. Strain into a flute, top up with sparkling wine and garnish with an edible flower.