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November 2016 / Food & Drink / by Karen Heaney

Festive + Fabulous cocktails

It wouldn’t be Christmas without a cocktail to get the party started. The lovely crew at Strangehill very kindly mixed the cocktails for our fabulously festive entertaining feature – they were so delicious we thought we’d share them with you.

Hepple Punch

50ml Hepple gin

12.5ml sweet vermouth

20ml rasperry syrup

15ml lemon juice

50ml chilled earl grey tea

20ml soda water

Add all the ingredients into a glass, add ice and garnish with a mint sprig and seasonal berries.

Ramsbury Martini

65ml Ramsbury vodka

5ml dry vermouth

  1. Pour all the ingredients into a mixing glass.  Stir with ice for 10-15 seconds.
  2. Strain into a coupe.
  3. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Horatio’s Eggnog

50ml Ramsbury vodka

15ml sugar syrup 2:1

25ml coffee liqueur

1 whole egg white 

  1. Pour all the ingredients into a cocktail tin, shake without ice for 15-20 seconds.  
  2. Unseal the tin and add ice.  Seal again shake for a further 15 seconds.
  3. Strain into a chilled glass, without ice.  Garnish with chocolate shavings.