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Feeling thirsty? Cocktail brand MONIN offers free mixology masterclasses during lockdown
HERE’S a great way to brighten up your day with a delicious cool cocktail on those long hot days during the lockdown.
Drinks experts at MONIN have created a series of free online mixology master classes – and they’re sharing cocktail tips and recipes that you can try at home.
The gourmet drinks brand, famous for its cocktail syrups, is hosting the live events on Facebook on selected dates in June – and you can watch recordings anytime of day (no need to wait for Wine O’clock!).
The master classes feature Kenji Jesse, a luxury alcohol consultant, and Dan Fellows, Double World Coffee in Good Spirits Champion (these guys are like the Olympic gold medallists of the booze world).
MONIN reckons there is recipe for everyone, whether you already have a well-stocked drinks cabinet, or are new to cocktail mixology and just want to keep those Zoom calls fresh and colourful.
For further details CLICK HERE. Meanwhile, here are some sample recipes to whet your appetite while we all wait for pubs and bars reopen after the coronavirus lockdown:
Recipe for Honeycomb Margarita (KENJI):
– 2 parts tequila
– 1 part MONIN Honeycomb syrup
– 1 part fresh lime juice
Shaken with ice and served straight up with a lime wedge garnish
Chocolate Old Fashioned (KENJI):
2 parts dark spirit of choice (e.g. Zacapa)
1 part MONIN White Chocolate syrup
3 dashes Orange bitters
Stirred over an ice block and garnished with an orange zest
Recipe for Flavoured Iced Latte (DAN):
15ml MONIN syrup (e.g. Macadamia, Salted Caramel, Vanilla)
150ml Milk or alternative milk
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