Stock The Bar Cocktail Recipes

Stock The Bar Cocktail Recipes


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Take your cocktail game to the next level with these classics. cocktail recipes

These cocktails use the following Top Shelf Flavourings: Bourbon, Jamaican Gold Rum, Tequila and Vodka. Guaranteed to please, these timeless staples are a must in any home-bar repertoire!

Get crafting and mixing no matter what cocktail mood you are in - Still Spirits has you covered:

Vodka Collins

Ingredients:

  • 50 ml (pre-mixed) Top Shelf Vodka
  • 25 ml fresh lemon juice
  • 25 ml simple syrup
  • Soda water
  • Lemon wheel and cherry for garnish
  • Ice

Instructions:

  1. Combine vodka, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a shaker with ice. 
  2. Shake until well chilled. 
  3. Strain into a collins glass filled with fresh ice. 
  4. Top with soda water, gently stir and garnish with a lemon wheel and cherry.
  5. Enjoy!

Margarita

Ingredients:

  • 50 ml (pre-mixed) Top Shelf Tequila
  • 20 ml fresh lime juice
  • 20 ml triple sec*
  • Salt for the rim, and lime wheel for garnish
  • Ice

Instructions:

  1. Rim the edge of a glass with salt. 
  2. Pour tequila, lime juice, and triple sec into a shaker with ice. 
  3. Shake and strain into the glass filled with ice.
  4. Garnish with a lime wheel.
  5. Enjoy!

*If this not available, a simple orange syrup will do. You can make this by combining equal measures of orange juice and sugar and heating until the sugar dissolves.

Old Fashioned

Ingredients:

  • 50 ml (pre-mixed) Top Shelf Bourbon
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters*
  • 1 sugar cube
  • Orange twist for garnish
  • Ice

Instructions:

  1. Muddle sugar cube and bitters in a glass.
  2. Add bourbon and drop in few ice cubes.
  3. Stir until chilled.
  4. Garnish with an orange twist.
  5. Enjoy!

*While Angostura is the popular choice, there are many other brands of bitters available that impart a similar flavour. If not available, a twist of lemon peel can add the required bitterness to balance the drink.

Pina Colada

Ingredients:

  • 50 ml (pre-mixed) Top Shelf Jamaican Gold Rum
  • 100 ml pineapple juice
  • 50 ml coconut cream
  • Pineapple wedge for garnish
  • Ice

Instructions:

  1. Blend rum, pineapple juice, and coconut cream with a handful of ice until smooth. 
  2. Pour into a glass.
  3. Garnish with a pineapple wedge.
  4. Enjoy!

Hurricane

Ingredients:

  • 50 ml (pre-mixed) Top Shelf Jamaican Gold Rum
  • 50 ml passionfruit juice*
  • 20 ml lime juice
  • Cherry and orange wheel for garnish
  • Ice

Instructions:

  1. Pour rum, passion fruit juice, and lime juice into a shaker with ice. 
  2. Shake until well mixed and chilled. 
  3. Strain into a glass filled with ice.
  4. Garnish with cherry and an orange wheel.
  5. Enjoy!

*You can use any tropical fruit juice blend, or a mix of orange and pineapple juice as substitutes.

Remember, always use good quality ice, it makes a difference to the final drink. 

For more cocktail recipes - Gin Cocktails & Bourbon Cocktails.

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