As the calendar turns over to 2022, we can't help but reflect on all of the amazing cocktails we've enjoyed over the year. From old standbys to new trend-setters, there's a little something for everyone in our roundup of favorites.
Whether you're in the mood for a classic martini or something a little more exotic, we've got you covered! Here are our top picks for the best cocktails of 2021. Cheers!
The Queen's Knees
Add a little sparkle to your holiday mood with this amazing tipple from Avallen!Ingredients:
- 30ml Avallen Calvados
- A teaspoon of your local honey⠀
- 1 dash orange bitters
Add ingredients (except the champagne) to a cocktail glass (martini/coupe style). Stir with a teaspoon until the honey has dissolved. Top with chilled champagne and add a small orange peel for extra dazzle. ⠀
Recipe by Mockingbird Spirit
This non-alcoholic tequila classic tastes amazing with a Mockingbird Spirit — alcohol-free, agave-based spirit. Give it a try!
- 50ml - Mockingbird spirit
- 150ml - pink grapefruit soda. Alternatively, 100ml soda water + 50ml grapefruit juice
Pour the tequila alternative, juice, sparkling water into the high glass. Add ice and garnish with grapefruit wedge. Garnish with a wedge of fresh grapefruit and enjoy!
Dark Side of the Moon Martini
Recipe from Aluna Coconut
Dark Side of the Moon Espresso Martini combines our Aluna Coconut Rum with Aluna Coconut Coffee Liqueur for a delicious Christmas serve.
- 50ml Aluna Coconut Coffee Liqueur
- 25ml Aluna Coconut Rum
- Fresh Double Espresso
- Dash of maple syrup
Pour all the ingredients into s shaker filled with ice and shake them well. Double strain into a martini glass. Garnish with coffee beans.
Xeconi is a delightful version of the popular Negroni cocktail. Enjoy the dry sherry, sweet vermouth and bitter Campari dancing on your palate.
- XECO Fino - 35 ml
- Sweet vermouth - 35 ml
- Campari - 10 ml
- Solerno blood orange liqueur (optional) - 10 ml
Combine all the ingredients together and then serve in a chilled coupe glass. Garnish your drink with a slice of orange, and you are ready to go!
Gin, cranberry juice and triple sec, that's pretty much all that you need to make a great cocktail! This us the Cranberry Martini and its your new favorite cocktail!
- 50 ml - Warner's Harrington Dry Gin
- 30 ml - lemon juice
- 30 ml - orange liqueur
- 50 ml - cranberry juice
- Orange wheel to garnish
Put a coupe glass into the freezer. Add all ingredients to a shaker over ice and stir for about 60 seconds until chilled. Strain into the chilled coupe glass and garnish with an orange peel. Enjoy your drink!