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Our top 5 winter cocktails to get you through the cold

Jul 30, 2018, Author: Hello Joburg

Hello Joburgers, everyone’s looking to drink seasonally right now. While you can sip a margarita or a martini at any time, there’s something particularly pleasurable about a cocktail designed for the colder months. These our top 5 winter cocktails made with deep flavours to get you through the last stretch of winter.

Winter margarita

Ingredients:

30ml reposado (slightly aged) tequila

30ml mezcal (like Del Maguey Vida)

30ml lime juice

20ml simple syrup

1 egg white

Directions:

Shake ingredients without ice, then shake again with ice. Strain into a coupe glass and serve up with a salted rim.

READ MORE ON OUR TOP 5 HERE.

Cognac French 75

Ingredients:

30ml cognac

150ml lemon juice

15ml simple syrup

Splash of sparkling wine

Directions:

Shake the cognac, lemon juice, and simple syrup with ice. Strain into a Champagne flute, and top with prosecco or another dry sparkling wine. Garnish with a lemon twist.

Champagne cocktail

Ingredients:

120ml sparkling wine

1 sugar cube

Angostura bitters

Directions:

Soak the sugar cube in Angostura bitters and drop into a champagne flute. Fill with sparkling wine (a dry prosecco will also do). Garnish with a lemon twist.

READ MORE ON FOOD AND DRINK HERE

Aged rum daiquiri

Ingredients:

60ml aged rum (like Diplomatico Venezuelan)

30ml fresh lime juice

20ml simple syrup

Directions:

Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a coupe glass. Serve up with no garnish

READ MORE ON DINING OUT HERE.

Boulevardier

Ingredients:

45ml rye whiskey

20ml Campari

20ml sweet vermouth

Directions:

Stir ingredients with ice, then strain into a coupe glass. Serve up and garnish with an orange twist

What’s your favourite cocktail to sip when the temperature drops, Hello Joburgers?

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