Town and Country Magazine recently published their top 25 cocktails to enjoy over Easter. Below we have narrowed this down even further into our top five. Enjoy the Easter Weekend, and go to the bottom of the page for a link to the full article.
– FIVE – Easter Egg-Hunt Martini
1 egg white
1.5 oz Absolut Vanilla vodka
1 oz triple sec
.75 oz milk
.75 oz fresh squeezed orange juice
Drops of raspberry and strawberry puree for glass decorations
In a shaker glass filled with ice, add egg white from freshly cracked egg (discard yolk, or put aside for other use). Add vodka, triple sec, milk and orange juice. Shake vigorously. Prepare rim of martini glass with orange zest and sugar-in-the-raw. Decorate glass like an Easter egg using drops of raspberry and strawberry puree. Strain cocktail into martini glass.
– FOUR – Love and Hope Lemonade
4 oz Love and Hope Rosé
1 oz simple syrup
.5 oz fresh-squeezed lemon juice
Lemon wheel, for garnish
Raspberries, for muddling and garnish
Mint sprigs, for muddling and garnish
In the glass half of a Boston shaker, muddle raspberries, mint, simple syrup, and lemon juice. After muddling, combine the rosé, then pour back and forth between the two halves of the shaker to mix. Double strain into a on goblet over ice. Garnish with the lemon wheel, mint sprig, and a raspberry.
4 oz Rosé All Day Sparkling wine
1 oz fresh carrot juice
Carrot for garnish
Add the carrot juice and Rosé All Day Sparkling slowly, avoiding any spillover. Garnish with a carrot.
– TWO – Mr. Pink
2 oz Banks 5 Rum
.5 oz lime juice
.25 oz Campari
.25 oz pineapple juice
.25 oz sugar syrup
1 oz egg white
1 edible flower for garnish
Combine all liquid ingredients and dry shake. Add 3 ice cubes and shake again. Strain into chilled coupe and garnish with edible flower.
AND OUR FAVOURITE
– ONE – Alice’s Tea Party Punch
.25 oz Chambord
.25 oz St Germain
2 dashes Angostura bitters
Combine all ingredients in a champagne flute and top with prosecco until filled. Garnish with an orange zest.
To see all 24 suggested Easter Cocktails please visit www.townandcountrymag.com