Cocktails and cocktail recipes

Ah, the cocktail. King of the bar, crown prince of tipples. Technically defined as a mixed alcoholic drink containing two or more ingredients, of which one must be an alcohol or spirit, they can be categorised into a number of defining types including non-alcoholic cocktails and margaritas.

Plum & Vanilla Fizz

Plum & Vanilla Fizz

Add all ingredients, except soda, into Boston tin. Shake ingredients hard and fast for 15 seconds without ice to emulsify the egg white. Add ice and shake hard for another 15-20 seconds. Add a dash of soda to a chilled Collins glass. Pour cocktail over the soda so that it "fizz's" up through the drink. To garnish, dip a straw or stirrer in red food colouring (unflavoured) and s…
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Passion Fruit Daiquiri

Passion Fruit Daiquiri

Add all ingredients into Boston shaker with lots of ice and shake for about 15 seconds. Shake and fine strain into a chilled martini glass and then garnish with passion fruit shell. Social and Cocktail says: Passion fruit is an excellent added ingredient to the classic Daiquiri and brings a real tangy edge to the concoction.…
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Manhattan

Manhattan

Chill cocktail glass with ice and soda. Fill a mixing glass with ice and then add all ingredients. Using a bar spoon, stir the drink for approximately 20 seconds. When stirring, always ensure the glass is topped up with ice.Taste and then strain into the chilled cocktail glass, serving straight up. Zest the drink and glass with the orange peel and then twist and place in glass.…
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Chocolate-covered Cherry

Chocolate-covered Cherry

Pre-measure your ingredients into separate shot glasses. Pour the grenadine into a rocks glass first. Slowly pour the coffee liqueur into the glass over the back of a spoon, being careful to let it run down the inside.Following the pouring instructions in step three, add the Baileys.Serve immediately, being careful not to rock the drink too much to avoid mixing the ingredients.…
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Orange Chocolate Dream

Orange Chocolate Dream

Mix the cocoa powder and sugar on a small plate. Dampen the rim of a martini glass and swirl in the powder mixture to rim. Add the chocolate liqueur and Baileys to a cocktail shaker filled most of the way with ice and shake for about 20 seconds. Strain the mixture into a martini glass and float the orange liqueur on top. Garnish with an orange twist. Social and Cocktail says:…
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Cocktails by type

Cocktails by flavour