Recipe: Celebrate World Cocktail Day with these 5 Easy Cocktail Recipes

ANGOSTURA

The word cocktail was first coined on 13 May 1806 – which is why we celebrate world cocktail day on that specific day — when a New York tabloid defined the word cocktail as “a stimulating liquor, composed of spirits of any kind, sugar, water and bitters”. Angostura aromatic bitters continues to be the essential ingredient in some of the world’s most famous and best-loved cocktails. What better way to celebrate World Cocktail Day than by turning your hand to mixing these simple and impressive libations at home?

PINK GIN

ANGOSTURA

Ingredients
Ice
60ml gin
2 Dashes of Angostura aromatic bitters

Method
In a mixing glass filled with ice, add your gin and bitters then stir together. Strain the mixture, over ice, into an old fashioned glass. Garnish with a citrus peel and serve.

DAIQUIRI

Ingredients
Ice
60ml White rum
80 – 100ml Fresh lime juice
45ml Simple syrup
2 Dashes Angostura aromatic bitters

Method
Shake all the ingredients together in an ice-filled shaker and strain into a cocktail glass. Serve with a lime wheel as garnish.

ANGOSTURA SOUR

ANGOSTURA

Ingredients
30ml Angostura aromatic bitters
30ml Lemon juice
30ml Demerara Simple syrup
1 Egg white

Method
Add all the ingredients to a shaker and dry shake (to dry shake is to shake without ice). Then add ice and shake again. Use a double strainer to pour mixture into a chilled coupe glass.

See Also
Perdeberg SSR Cans

LEMON LIME BITTERS

Ingredients
30ml Fresh lemon juice
22ml Sugar syrup
22ml Lime cordial
6 – 8 drops Angostura aromatic bitters
Sprite

Method
In a glass add your bitters and then ice. Add the lemon juice, lime cordial, sugar syrup and top with Sprite. Garnish with a lemon or lime wedge in the drink.

CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL

Ingredients
1 white sugar cube
3 Dashes Angostura aromatic bitters
Dry Sparkling Wine

Method
Drop the sugar cube into a flute glass and saturate it with the bitters. Top with dry sparkling wine and garnish with a lemon peel.

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