This International Women’s Day 2021, toast to all the great women in your life.

We don’t care that it’s a Monday, so stock up your home bar with all the essentials and phone your girlfriends for a well-deserved night in. Here are some of our favourite Women’s Day cocktails to celebrate.

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The Singleton Old Fashioned 

Ingredients 

  • 50 ml The Singleton of Glendullan12 YO
  • 10 ml Simple Syrup or Honey
  • 2 dash Angostura Bitters

Method

  • Fill Mixing glass with good quality ice cubes and add all ingredients and keep stirring for 20 seconds. Strain into a chilled glass with fresh ice cubes and garnish with an orange twist. 
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Matheson Sour

Ingredients

  • 50 ml – Glenmorangie Original
  • 25 ml – Freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 10 ml – Elderflower cordial
  • 10 ml – Orgeat syrup
  • 1 dash – Aromatic Bitters
  • Garnish: Flamed Orange Twist

Method

  • Shake all the ingredients with cubed ice in a cocktail shaker. 
  • Double strain into a glass.
  • Finish with flamed orange zest.
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The Original Mizuari

Ingredients

  • 50 ml  Glenmorangie Original
  • 5 ml  Benedictine Juice
  • 15 ml  Lime juice
  • 10 ml  Honey
  • 50 ml  Coconut Water
  • 50 ml  Sparkling Water
  • Garnish – Long Twist

Method

  • Build ingredients over cubed ice in a glass, then stir to combine.
  • Garnish with a long twist of Orange zest.
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Whisky Peach Highball 

Ingredients

  • 50ml Whisky
  • 50ml Peach tea (chilled)
  • 100ml Soda water

Method

  • Combine ingredients in an ice-filled highball glass and garnish with slices of peach or a sprig of mint.
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Negroni

Ingredients 

  • 30ml Dry Gin
  • 30ml Rosso Antico
  • 30ml Campari

Method

  • Add all ingredients to a mixing glass full of ice and stir to dilute.
  • Strain into a chilled rocks glass with fresh ice. Garnish with an orange slice or twist.
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Espresso Martini 

Ingredients 

  • 50 ml Vodka
  • 45 ml Espresso (2.5 tsp coffee powder mixed with 20 ml warm water)
  • 15 ml Sugar Syrup

Method

Shake all ingredients with some ice cubes. Fine strain into a chilled glass and garnish with three coffee beans.

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Vodka soda

Ingredients

  • 30 ml or 60 ml vodka
  • Soda to top 
  • 1 Wedge of Lime/ Orange/ Sweet lime/ Mandarin/ Kafir Lime

Method 

In a highball glass filled with ice, pour vodka and place your preferred fruit slice. Top with soda and gently stir and serve.

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