Posts Tagged ‘Ginger Beer’

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

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