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7 cocktails to make at home and toast to International Women’s Day 2021

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 


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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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 


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


  • Combine ingredients in an ice-filled highball glass and garnish with slices of peach or a sprig of mint.
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  • 30ml Dry Gin
  • 30ml Rosso Antico
  • 30ml Campari


  • 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 


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


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


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


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

This article first appeared on Lifestyle Asia India

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