Lightening Up: Clean Cocktails
Lightening Up: Clean Cocktails

Whether you're on a clean mission this month or just looking to have a more balanced January we've handpicked some low ABV and non-alcoholic cocktails for you to try at home. From old classics with a modern twist to the latest non-alcoholic spirits and best low ABV liquers, read on to find a delicious drink to whet your appetite this Jan.


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Ophelia - created by B&H Buildings

40ml St Germain Elderflower Liqueur, 40ml Charitea Mate, 50ml Jasmine acacia honey shrub*.

Homemade Honey Shrub: 1000ml Water (hot not boiling), 300g Acacia Honey, 100ml White wine vinegar, 300g Unrefined sugar, 50g Jasmine flowers (dried)

Method

To make the homemade shrub mix all ingredients until dissolved. Cool & steep for 4 hours. Strain and bottle. Makes 1.5l. Build in carafe, add St Germain, Mate and Honey shrub strain over cubed ice.


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Paloma Fizz Mocktail

Pink grapefruit juice, 50ml soda water, 2 springs of rosemary, sugar.

Method

To make Rosemary Simple Syrup: Add 1/4 cup of water and 1/4 cup sugar to a pot. Add rosemary. Bring to a simmer and cook until all sugar is dissolved, about 3 minutes. Strain and leave to cool. Pour grapefruit juice and simple syrup in a glass. Fill glass with ice and top off with soda water. Garnish with a sprig of rosemary and a slice of grapefruit.


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Coconut G n T

30ml Gin, 30ml coconut water, 30ml tonic ,juice of half a lime, fresh mint or basil

Method

Add ice to a serving glass and top with lime juice, gin, tonic water, and coconut water. Stir and garnish with fresh mint or basil.


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Maple Sour - created by The Alchemist

30 ml Seedlip spice, vanilla, citrus, 50ml tonic. Maple foam (or half teaspoon of maple syrup.

Method

Combine Seedlip, juice of half a lemon, maple syrup and vanilla essence in a cocktail shaker with ice (alternatively you can use a glass jar with a lid). Strain into a glass and top with tonic water.


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The Bloody Mary - created by The Bay Horse Tavern

30 ml Finlandia vodka, sriracha, Worcestershire sauce, Maggi, lemon, tomato juice.

Method

Salt the rim of a tall glass. In a cocktail mixer (or large glass jar) combine the vodka, tomato juice, Worcestershire sauce, sriracha, Maggi and lemon juice. Shake vigorously and strain into the glass. Garnish with pepper and a celery stick.


Posted on January 02, 2019 Category Cocktails