This Women’s Day may be on a Monday, but we’d like you to celebrate it with nary a care in the world. Make a long weekend out of it, or stock up your home bar with the best booze and tools and call your girlfriends over to rock upwards and onwards with these Women’s Day cocktails. Check it out!

Ruban Resplendent 

women's day cocktails

Ingredients

  • 50 ml Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban
  • 15 ml Sweet Vermouth
  • 10 ml White Crème de Cacao
  • Garnish: Orange Twist

Method

  • Pour the ingredients into a mixing glass, fill with cubed ice and stir until well chilled and slightly diluted.
  • Double strain into a glass and serve with an orange twist, straight up.

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. 

Matheson Sour

women's day cocktails

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.

The Original Mizuari

women's day cocktails

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.

Johnnie Walker Peach Highball 

womens day cocktails

Ingredients

  • 50ml Johnnie Walker Red Label
  • 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.

Negroni Recipe 

womens day cocktails

Ingredients 

  • 30ml Tanqueray London 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.

Ketel One Espresso Martini 

womens day cocktails

Ingredients 

  • 50 ml Ketel One
  • 45 ml Espresso (2.5 tsp Instant 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.

Smirnoff No 21 (Red)

womens day cocktails

Ingredients

  • 30 ml or 60 ml Smirnoff No 21
  • Soda to top 
  • 1 Wedge of Lime/ Orange/ Sweet lime/ Mandarin/ Kafir Lime

Method 

In a highball glass filled with ice, pour Smirnoff No 21 and place your preferred fruit slice. Top with soda and gently stir and serve.

Belvedere Old Town Fizz

Ingredients

  • 40 ml – Belvedere Vodka
  • 15 ml – Sparkling Wine
  • 20 ml – Lime
  • 15 ml – Honey Water (2:1)
  • 6-8 – Mint Leaves
  • A dash of Angostura
  • Lime Wheel

Method 

Add ingredients to a shaker. Shake and fine strain, so there are no mint leaves in a coupe. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with a lime wheel.

Belvedere Iced Latte

Ingredients

  • 40 ml Belvedere Vodka
  • 15 ml Your Choice of Milk
  • 20 ml Cold Brew / Espresso
  • 15 ml Natural Maple Syrup
  • A Few Cubes of Ice
  • A Pinch of Sea Salt (optional)

Method

Add ingredients to a shaker. Shake well and serve in a highball over ice. Garnish with a coffee bean.

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