Our Favourite Cocktails in 2021: 5 Best Cocktails to Try | Lassou

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: Method:

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. ⁠⠀

The Queen's Knees Recipe - Lassou Blog⠀

Alcohol-Free Paloma

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.



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.


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!

Xeconi Recipe - XECO Wines | Lassou Blog

Cranberry Martini

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!


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!

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