Five Unusual Cocktails for the Party Season

Everyone wants to hang out with the guy who makes the drinks. And trust us, if you want to be a hit this festive season / New Year Eve, these cocktails will definitely do the trick. Quirky, innovative and unabashedly heady, these cocktails, conceived by some of the best bartenders in the business,  are easy to make and fun to drink. You’ll thank us. 

RHCP (Red Hot Caipiroshka Pepper)

Ingredients:
60 ml vodka
Green chillies (the Assamese Bhut Jolokia chilli is preferred)
Lemon chunks
A dash of lemon juice
Sugar syrup (infused with chillies)
Soda

Method:
Infuse the vodka with chillies by steeping the de-seeded chillies in vodka for 2-4 hours. Put 8 lemon chunks, 15 ml sugar syrup and 15 ml lemon juice in a hurricane glass. Muddle them, then add vodka and crushed ice. Top with soda. (Created originally by Vivanta by Taj Hotel, Guwahati)

RHCP cocktail for 2017 New Year Party

The Flavour Pod

Ingredients:
30 ml Whisky
10 ml Cardamon syrup
10 ml Lemon juice
Orange reduction
½ egg white

Method:
Put all of the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake well. Strain the mix into a glass filled with ice and garnish with dehydrated orange and cardamom pods. ( Created originally by Varun Sudhakar, USL Diageo Reserve brand ambassador and Afzal Kaba, United Spirits Brand Ambassador)

Last Tango in Modena

Ingredients:
60 ml tequila
10 ml passion fruit puree
10 ml passion fruit juice
20 ml fresh lime juice
5-6 fresh basil leaves
1/4 green chilli
A few slices of assorted bell peppers

Method:
Muddle, shake and double strain all ingredients into a margarita coupette glass. (Created originally by Sandy Verma, Sandy’s Bar and Kitchen, Gurgaon)

 

Last Tango cocktail for 2017 New Year Party

LA Dreams

Ingredients:
45ml dark rum
22.5ml pineapple juice
15ml cherry liqueur
5ml grenadine syrup

Method:
Mix all the ingredients and double strain them into a cocktail glass. (Created originally by the Bar Stock Exchange, Mumbai)

LA dream cocktail for 2017 New Year Party

Good looking Rascal

Ingredients:
60ml gin
225ml lime juice
15ml each of honey and ginger syrup
A splash of soda

Method:
Muddle all the ingredients with ice in a shaker and pour the mix into a mule mug for a desi touch. Top it up with soda. (Created originally by the Bar Stock Exchange, Mumbai).

Good Looking Rascal cocktail for 2017 New Year Party

Photo credits: Hotels and bars mentioned in the article

LIveInStyle.com encourages you to Party Responsibly!

Read about the new year party song to enjoy new year eve

 

Five Unusual Cocktails for the Party Season

Cocktails for party season
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Everyone wants to hang out with the guy who makes the drinks. And trust us, if you want to be a hit this festive season / New Year Eve, these cocktails will definitely do the trick. Quirky, innovative and unabashedly heady, these cocktails, conceived by some of the best bartenders in the business,  are easy to make and fun to drink. You’ll thank us. 

RHCP (Red Hot Caipiroshka Pepper)

Ingredients:
60 ml vodka
Green chillies (the Assamese Bhut Jolokia chilli is preferred)
Lemon chunks
A dash of lemon juice
Sugar syrup (infused with chillies)
Soda

Method:
Infuse the vodka with chillies by steeping the de-seeded chillies in vodka for 2-4 hours. Put 8 lemon chunks, 15 ml sugar syrup and 15 ml lemon juice in a hurricane glass. Muddle them, then add vodka and crushed ice. Top with soda. (Created originally by Vivanta by Taj Hotel, Guwahati)

RHCP cocktail for 2017 New Year Party

The Flavour Pod

Ingredients:
30 ml Whisky
10 ml Cardamon syrup
10 ml Lemon juice
Orange reduction
½ egg white

Method:
Put all of the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake well. Strain the mix into a glass filled with ice and garnish with dehydrated orange and cardamom pods. ( Created originally by Varun Sudhakar, USL Diageo Reserve brand ambassador and Afzal Kaba, United Spirits Brand Ambassador)

Last Tango in Modena

Ingredients:
60 ml tequila
10 ml passion fruit puree
10 ml passion fruit juice
20 ml fresh lime juice
5-6 fresh basil leaves
1/4 green chilli
A few slices of assorted bell peppers

Method:
Muddle, shake and double strain all ingredients into a margarita coupette glass. (Created originally by Sandy Verma, Sandy’s Bar and Kitchen, Gurgaon)

 

Last Tango cocktail for 2017 New Year Party

LA Dreams

Ingredients:
45ml dark rum
22.5ml pineapple juice
15ml cherry liqueur
5ml grenadine syrup

Method:
Mix all the ingredients and double strain them into a cocktail glass. (Created originally by the Bar Stock Exchange, Mumbai)

LA dream cocktail for 2017 New Year Party

Good looking Rascal

Ingredients:
60ml gin
225ml lime juice
15ml each of honey and ginger syrup
A splash of soda

Method:
Muddle all the ingredients with ice in a shaker and pour the mix into a mule mug for a desi touch. Top it up with soda. (Created originally by the Bar Stock Exchange, Mumbai).

Good Looking Rascal cocktail for 2017 New Year Party

Photo credits: Hotels and bars mentioned in the article

LIveInStyle.com encourages you to Party Responsibly!

Read about the new year party song to enjoy new year eve

 

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