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Robert Burns Night - 12 Chivas Burn's Night Cocktails

Chivas 12 Burn’s Night Cocktails
By London’s Top Barmen

Ensure your merriment while paying homage to Scotland’s famous bard, Rabbie Burns, this January 25th with delicious Chivas 12 cocktails designed by the wonderfully charming bartenders of Claridges, The Ritz, Novikiov and Benares.

See below for links to Youtube videos and recipes.

Claridge’s Regal
By Claridge’s Oliver Blackburn

Chivas Whisky Cocktails - Claridge’s Regal 50ml Chivas 12
20ml Gancia Bianco
2 large orange segments
2 large lemon segments
Handful of mint
1 whole passion fruit

Method: Muddle Orange and lemon segments in large glass with spoon
Add mint and passionfruit
Top up with crushed ice, Chivas 12, Gancia Bianco
Garnish with mint sprig
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIozn7c5FiY 

Balmoral Tribute

By The Ritz’s Walter Pintus

Chivas Whisky Cocktails - Balmoral Tribute45ml Chivas 12
15ml Tawny port 10 YO
15ml Domaine de Canton ginger liquor
5ml honey
2 drops orange bitters
Orange rind ‘orange twist’ to garnish

Method:
Begin with large glass half filled with large ice cubes. Add all ingredients, stir. Strain into Martini glass. Garnish with orange twist
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLNdiJ188_A

 Darkness Devotion
By Benares’ Giovanni Spezziga

50ml Chivas 12
20ml Cocchi Vermouth di Torino
10ml Galliano Ristretto
Dash chocolate bitters
Garnish: Dried orange, dried fig, dried apricot on a cinnamon stick
Garnish: Frozen chocolate spray

 

 

Method:
Add all of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with two large cubes of ice
Combine with ‘throwing style’
Spray chocolate spray over coupette glass
Pour cocktail into glass
Garnish with cinnamon stick
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kvyk_xmUDsw

Cup of Kindness
(Named after Robert Burn’s Auld Lang Syne, which references whisky as the drink of friendship)
By Novikov’s Theo Veremis

Chivas Cocktails - Cup of Kindness25ml homemade blueberry syrup
50ml Chivas 12
Ginger ale
Thistle to garnish

Method: Combine blueberry syrup and Chivas 12. Top up with crushed ice and ginger ale
Garnish with thistle
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g3jkV7SdjFQ

Blueberry syrup
300g heather honey
350ml water
400g blueberries
Skin of one lemon
1tsp freshly ground ginger
1 star anise
5 cloves
(Yields 300 ml of syrup)


Place the blueberries in a medium pot and crush them with a potato masher. Add the rest of the ingredients and bring to a boil stirring occasionally. Simmer for 15 minutes and then press the mixture through a fine sieve.

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