Brunch is what makes waking up on a Sunday morning a little more tolerable. Now, think of all those friends who’ve woken up as early as 10 am on the weekend after a long and tiring week, only to come spend time with you at brunch. As a host, it’s upon you to make the most of this afternoon. Are you feeling the pressure yet? Well, don’t! Turns out you only need three ingredients to win over your brunch buddies. Three ingredients to whip up a great cocktail in no time, so no one will be left high and dry on your watch. Go on then, get out those cocktail shakers and give these three ingredient cocktail recipes a shot at your next brunch get together.
A cocktail you can always depend upon, the Negroni is a time-tested classic that’s easy to whip up even for an at-home mixologist!
35 ml Tanqueray London Dry Gin
25ml Sweet Vermouth
Build the Tanqueray London Dry Gin, Campari, and vermouth over ice.
Stir and garnish with an orange twist and cherry.
Brunchin’ Hanky Panky
Never tried a Hanky Panky before? Think of it as a sweet Martini with bitter undertones. A great bitter-sweet pairing when you’ve had one too many sweet pancakes at brunch.
60ml Tanqueray London Dry Gin
30ml Sweet Vermouth
5ml Italian Aperitif Bitters
Stir all the ingredients in a shaker with ice.
Shake and strain into a chilled coupe glass.
Garnish with an orange peel and cherry. Serve.
Gimme A Gimlet
They say, when life gives you lemons, make a lemonade. We recommend you add some gin to it and make a gimlet instead.
70ml Tanqueray London Dry Gin
15ml fresh lime juice
15ml simple syrup
Add all the ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake.
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass filled with fresh ice.
Garnish with a lime twist.
Make Me A Dirty Martini
Those bold enough to savour some brine and olive juice, will be rewarded with a dirty little secret.
60ml Tanqueray No Ten Gin
5ml Dry Vermouth
15ml Olive Brine
Combine the ingredients in a shaker filler with ice.
Shake and strain into a chilled martini glass.
Garnish with 2-3 olives on a toothpick and serve.
Buzzing Bees Knees
If summer had a staple flavour, it would be lemon and honey. Pour in some gin and make it brunch-worthy.
50ml Tanqueray London Dry Gin
20ml Fresh Lemon Juice
Add gin and honey to a shaker and stir till the honey dissolves.
Add lemon juice and ice to the mix and shake.
Strain into a martini glass and serve
Are you ready to be crowned the best host? Because these cocktail recipes will surely win you those brownie points with your brunch buddies.