Our Favourite Be At One Cocktails
Posted in Hen Party Ideas & Advice by Trai Hadfield on 25/01/2017
When you’re trying to put together that perfect Liverpool hen party it might sound impossible to spice up your drinking experience any more than it already is.
Well there is one thrilling thing you could do to keep things interesting and that's trying out a new cocktail or two at the Liverpool Be At One. Here we have a list of the 5 cocktails we believe everyone should try at least once in their lifetime and you could try one of each in one night.
1. Dry Daiquiri
-Havana Club 3 Year Old
-Passion fruit syrup
If you want a nice, tasty well balanced drink that could keep you cool on the summer nights then why not try one of these divine Dry Daiquiris. All you need do for this drink is make your regular Daiquiri only using Havana Club 3 Year Old for that beautiful rich taste with caramel, vanilla and banana hints as well as plenty of ice. This is a sweet, tasty and refreshing drink which always helps get you right in that party mood, perfect on your hen night.
2. The Old Fashioned
- 1 sugar cube
- 2 or 3 dashes of bitter
- 2 oz of rye whisky or bourbon
This is probably the cocktail with the most versatility and the most adaptations over the years which is only right considering its reputation as the oldest cocktail. There are many interesting twists such as Sour Cherry Old Fashioned prepared with cherries and orange peel, Salt Fashioned made with apple bitter and salted maple syrup or the House Old Fashioned which includes both Angostura and Orange Bitter along with Syrup and a hint of Paul Beau VS Cognac. With all of this you can see how easy it is to have a lot of fun with this drink.
3. Mojito Especial
- Half a lime
- 5 mint leaves
- 1 cube of sugar
- Havana club especial rum
- Soda water
A classic cocktail for sure this outstanding drink is so simple to make that any novice mixologist can pop out a few Mojito’s at any house party if they know the process. It’s simple start by taking the lime, mint leaves and sugar then grind them up at the bottom of the glass with any utensil. After that all you have to do is stir the rum (Havana Club) in and top it off with a little soda water. If you fancy a pinch of fruitiness feel free to add some strawberries at the start for an extra tasty Mojito.
4. Bloody Mary
- Bloodshot Vodka
- Bloody Mary mix
- Lemon juice
- Sea salt
- Sherry vinegar
- English mustard
- Tomato juice
An interesting and unusual mixture the Bloody Mary is considered a classic cocktail of the highest regard. Often seen as a stylish lunchtime drink the Bloody Mary has been credited as the perfect hangover cure which makes it a good one to have ingredients for on the big hen weekend. It’s simple to make, start by throwing all ingredients into a Boston shaker glass then tumble between 2 tins 3 times with cubed ice. After that it’s a simple matter of straining the cocktail over ice into your glass before finishing off with sea salt and pepper rim garnishing.
- 1.5 to 2 oz of gin or vodka
- 1 oz of sweet or dry vermouth
- Garnish such as lemon wedges or olives
By far the most stylish cocktail around this is something even the most sophisticated male can drink with pride thanks to 007 but it’s a lovely treat for any of you ladies too. What makes this one of our favourites is the very subtle but important differences in the way it can be made. Whether you like it with vodka or gin, shaken or stirred, with a lemon wedge or an olive the drink oozes personality and makes you look good drinking it. One thing you should be sure to note before trying a Martini is just because you didn’t like your first one doesn’t mean you won’t like or love the next, so keep experimenting until it sticks.