Cocktail Inspiration to Put Your Home Bar to Use

With forced closures of your favorite bars and compulsory work from home measures, it is timely to bring out your stash of alcohol and get creative mixing your own drinks at home. From traditional Potong ice-cream lovers to tea connoisseurs, we’ve got something for everyone to try. Here are some simple DIY cocktail recipes from...

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With forced closures of your favorite bars and compulsory work from home measures, it is timely to bring out your stash of alcohol and get creative mixing your own drinks at home. From traditional Potong ice-cream lovers to tea connoisseurs, we’ve got something for everyone to try. Here are some simple DIY cocktail recipes from some of your favorite bars that you can try out at home:

 

ATLAS French 75 (*pictured above)

Presented by ATLAS  

Ingredients:

40ml Dry Gin

10ml Peach Liquor

15ml Simple Syrup (equal parts white sugar to water)

20ml Lemon

Pinch of Salt

Glass: Champagne Flute / Wine Glass

Instructions: Build all ingredients into a shaker with ice, strain into a champagne flute or wine glass and top off with champagne.

 

ATLAS Martini

Presented by ATLAS

Ingredients:
60ml Dry Gin

15ml Blanc Vermouth

5 dashes of Champagne Vinegar/White Wine

2 dashes of Orange Bitters

Garnish: Lemon Twist

Glass: Martini Glass

Instructions: Build all ingredients into a mixing glass, stir with ice and strain into a chilled martini glass. Top off with a lemon twist and enjoy!

 

#GOODOLDDAYS

Created by Ryan Rashidi, Bar Canary

Ingredients:

Red bean Potong Ice-cream (try other flavors if you are feeling adventurous)

30ml Captain Morgan Spiced Rum

60ml Coconut Juice

5ml Kara Coconut Cream

15ml Sugar Syrup

Glass: Wine Glass

Instructions: Pour rum, coconut juice, Kara cream and sugar syrup into a mixing glass. Shake well with ice, pour and strain into a wine glass. Dip the red bean ice cream into the wine glass and enjoy!

 

Black Panther

Created by Don Miranda, The Secret Mermaid

Ingredients:

45ml Westward American Single Malt Whiskey

20ml Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice

15ml Maple Syrup (Or Honey)

60ml Black Tea steeped with cinnamon, star anise, clove, nutmeg

Glass: Highball

Garnish: Lemon Wedge

Instructions: Make a pot of black tea, add 1 cinnamon stick, 2 cloves, half star anise and let it cool. Pour steeped tea with other ingredients into a tall glass, stir with ice and enjoy!

 

Oshakawa Highball

Created by Peter Chua, Junior

Ingredients:

45ml Diplomático Planas Rum

7.5ml Merlet Pêche Liqueur (any peach liqueur will do)

20ml Fresh Lime Juice

20ml Thyme Syrup

Top up with East Imperial Ginger Beer

Glass: Highball

Garnish: Lemon Wheel, Sprig of Thyme

Instructions: Build all ingredients into a highball glass over ice. Top up with ginger beer and garnish with lemon wheel, sprig of thyme to enjoy!

*Thyme Syrup ingredients:

4 Sprigs of Thyme

300g White Castor Sugar

300ml water

Instructions: Combine sugar and water into a pot. Stir sugar over heat till sugar is completely dissolved. Put thyme sprigs into sugar syrup and let it simmer for 15mins, before straining out thyme.

 

The CÉ LA VI Sunset

Created by Andrew Hyman, CÉ LA VI

Ingredients:

30ml Tanqueray London Gin

10ml Aperol

15ml Cinnamon Syrup (option to make fresh, otherwise Andrew recommends purchasing 1883 Maison Routin Cinnamon Syrup)

30ml Orange Juice

Top Ginger Beer

Glass: Old Fashioned or Rocks

Garnish: Baby’s Breath and Dehydrated Orange Crisp (*optional)

Instructions: Shake all ingredients except Ginger Beer. Pour into ice filled rocks glass. Lastly top up with Ginger Beer and enjoy.

 

S.H.C. (Stay Home Caipiroska)

Created by Azlam Kadir, Mitzo

Ingredients:

60ml Tito’s Vodka

1 piece of Lime (cut into wedges)

4 pieces of Blackberries

2 teaspoons of Fine Sugar

2 pieces of Kaffir Lime leaves

Glass: Rocks

Garnish: Blackberries (*optional)

Instructions: Add 4 pieces of blackberries into a rock glass and muddle. Next, add 2 teaspoons of fine sugar and lime wedges and re-muddle. Add 2 pieces of kaffir lime leaves and ice (preferably crushed), followed by adding 60ml Tito’s Vodka. Mix well and enjoy!

 

If you aren’t feeling confident in your mixology skills, no problem – cocktail deliveries are available through bars such as ATLAS and Junior, just to name a few.

 

Happy drinking and stay safe!