Cocktails at StockFest?

Is the summer here? Are we really only one month away from Midsummers?

For the third year running, our village is organising a music festival which is dedicated to freedom of expression and local musical talent. Last year’s was a hoot and I made Tequila lollies.

Patrón Perfect Margarita

Ingredients (makes 4)

35ml Patrón Silver to taste

15ml Patrón Citrónge

125ml freshly squeezed lime juice

90ml fresh pineapple juice

85ml elderflower cordial

 

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We also made Tequila jelly…..

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But the outcome was hilarious

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Although I am not sure the neighbours would agree. This year maybe we should drink something a bit more sophisticated like a Cosmopolitan.

Ingredients

To make a Cosmopolitan – you need:

  • 30ml vodka
  • 20ml triple sec
  • 15ml lime juice
  • 75ml cranberry juice
  • Just a dash of Gomme syrup

Method

Pour the vodka, triple sec, lime juice, cranberry juice and Gomme syrup into a cocktail shaker. Add some ice and give it a good shake.

Once fully shaken, strain the cocktail into a Martini glass and, if you’re feeling cosmopolitan, garnish the side with a slice of lime and perhaps a little cocktail brolly.

Mind you, I am not sure drinking a sophisticated cocktail makes you a sophisticated drunk. Of course, there’s only one way to find out. I’ll let you know how I get on.

 

 

 

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