Archive for the ‘Friday Shake Up!’ Category

The Snakebite (Guinness and Perry Cocktail)

 

Total Time:   3 minsSnakebite-Guinness-and-Pear-Cider-121-titled-e1447132033221
Serves:   8

 

Ingredients

  • 4  cans Guinness Draught
  • 4 bottles ‘Perfect 5’ by Paracombe Premium Perry

 

Instructions

  1. Fill a tall beer glass half full with the Perry.  Insert a the back side of a spoon into the glass, with the tip touching the inside of the glass above the Perry.  Gently and slowly pour the Guinness over the spoon and allow it to pour down over the Perry.
  2. Give the cocktail a moment to settle and serve.

 

Recipe adapted from fromvalerieskitchen.com

Cognac Sparklers

 

Total Time:   5 minsmd104918_1009_csparkler3_l_hd
Serves:   2

 

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons Cognac
  • 1 cup chilled Perry, we recommend ‘Eighty 4’ by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • A few dashes bitters

 

 

Instructions

  1. Pour 1 tablespoon Cognac into each of 2 Champagne flutes.  Top each with 1/2 cup chilled Perry and finish with a few dashes bitters.

 

Recipe adapted from Martha Stewart

Perfect Storm Cocktail

 

Total Time:   5 minsmld103228_0907_stormy_xl
Serves:   1

 

Ingredients

  • 1 vanilla bean
  • 1/2 cup superfine sugar
  • 30mls ginger beer, we recommend ‘ROOT.E.D’ by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • 45mls Perry, we recommend ‘Perfect 5’ by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • 60mls dark rum

 

 

Instructions

  1. Split a vanilla bean lengthwise, scrape out the inside and add it to the sugar, setting aside the pod.  Stir until the sugar is speckled with bits of vanilla.
  2. Dip the rim of a glass in water, then in the sugar to coat.
  3. Mix ginger beer, Perry and rum in a measuring cup.  Pour over ice into glass and garnish with half the vanilla bean.

 

Recipe adapted from Martha Stewart

Maple-Bourbon Perry

 

Total Time:   5 minsmaple-bourbon-cider-med107742_vert
Serves:   4

 

Ingredients

  • Ice
  • 180mls Bourbon
  • 4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • 1 cup Perry, we recommend ‘The Berg’ by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • Cayenne pepper

 

 

Instructions

  1. Fill four glasses and a cocktail shaker with ice.  To shaker, add bourbon, lemon juice, maple syrup and Perry.  Shake vigorously.  Strain into glasses and top each with a pinch of cayenne pepper, if desired.

 

Recipe adapted from Martha Stewart

Perry, Cranberry and Ginger Punch

 

Total Time:   5 minsmd104918_1009_cgpunch4_l_hd
Serves:   4

 

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup fresh cranberries
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups Perry, we recommend ‘The Berg’ by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • 2/3 cup chilled ginger beer, we recommend ‘ROOT.E.D.’ by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons gin, if desired

 

Instructions

  1. Muddle cranberries with sugar in a pitcher.  Add Perry, ginger beer, lemon juice and gin if desired.
  2. Divide among 4 glasses.
  3. Serve chilled or over ice.

 

Recipe adapted from Martha Stewart

Garden Mule Cocktail

 

Total Time:   7 minsgarden-moscow-mule-Slide1
Serves:   1

 

Ingredients

  • 4 slices cucumber
  • 16 blueberries
  • 6 mint leaves, plus a sprig for garnish
  • 60mls vodka
  • 30mls lime juice
  • ½ cup ginger beer – we recommend ‘Root.E.D.’ by Paracombe premium
  • Perry
  • 1 piece candied ginger

 

Instructions

  1. Put the cucumber, 8 blueberries and mint leaves in the bottom of a cocktail shaker.  Muddle until crushed and juicy.  Add a handful of ice, vodka and lime.  Cover shaker and shake for about 15 seconds, until the shaker develops a nice coat of condensation on the outside.
  2. Fill a Moscow mule mug with ice.  Strain the liquid from the shaker into the mug.  Top with ginger beer and 4 blueberries.  Thread 4 more blueberries and a piece of candied ginger onto a toothpick. Garnish with a sprig of mint and the toothpick of berries and ginger.

 

Recipe adapted from Something New for Dinner

In the Trees Cocktail

 

Total Time:   Less than 5minsdouglas-fir-eau-di-vie-cocktail-1015x1024
Serves:   1

 

Ingredients

  • 22mls Paracombe Premium Perry Eau de vie de Poire Williams
  • 15mls Rosemary Simple Syrup
  • 45mls Gin
  • 3 dashes Grapefruit Juniper Bitters

 

Instructions

  1. Combine everything in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake.
  2. Strain into a coupe glass and serve.  Garnish with fresh rosemary if desired.

 

Recipe adapted from Autumn Makes and Does.

Irish Perry

Total Time:  5minsirishcider
Makes:  1 cocktails

Ingredients

  • 45mls Jameson (or any other Irish whiskey)
  • 25mls Blackwell’s Rum (or any other dark rum of choice)
  • 45mls Perry (we recommend ‘Eighty 4’ by Paracombe Premium Perry)
  • 25mls lemon juice
  • 15mls agave nectar
  • Ground cinnamon

Instructions

  1. Add all ingredients in a rocks glass filled with ice and stir.  Garnish with ground cinnamon.

Recipe adapted from Style Caster

Sparkling Perry Cinnamon Cocktail

 

Total Time:  10minsApple Cinnamon Cocktail 2
Makes:  2 cocktails

 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup Chamberlain Orchards pear juice
  • 1 bottle Perfect 5 by Paracombe Premium Perry
  • 1/4 cup Bacardi gold rum
  • 3 tablespoons cinnamon simple syrup
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • Splash of soda water

Cinnamon Simple Syrup

  • 4 cinnamon sticks
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

 

Instructions

  1. In a large cocktail shaker or jar with lid, combine pear juice, perry, rum, syrup and lemon juice.  Add two cups of ice and shake again.
  2. Pour into large wine glasses, top with splash of soda water and garnish with cinnamon and lemon.
  3. For syrup:  combine water, sugar and sticks in a medium saucepan.  Heat until sugar has completely melted.  Set aside and cool.

 

Recipe adapted from Virtually Homemade

Maple Perry Cherry Whiskey

 

Total Time:   15minsenhanced-28752-1410986188-1
Serves:   1

 

Ingredients

  • ice
  • 30mls of whiskey
  • 1/3 cup Paracombe Premium Perry ‘Eighty 4’
  • 2 tablespoons of homemade cherry syrup with some whole cherries added in (recipe below)

For the Cherry Syrup

  • 230g of Cherries
  • 1/3 cup of sugar
  • 1 tablespoon of water

 

Instructions

For Syrup

  1. Add sauce ingredients to a pot on the stove.  Stir.  Cover with a lid and cook on medium, occasionally lifting the lid to stir.  After several minutes, the cherries should soften and it should be easy to lightly mash them.
  2. Allow to cook for another five minutes and cool.

For Cocktail

  1. Add ice and whiskey to a small glass.
  2. Spoon in cherries and syrup and top with Perry.
  3. Stir gently and enjoy!

 

Recipe adapted from Swooned Magazine