World Cocktail Day!

by Isabelle Escande
Drinks&Co Barkeeper on World Cocktail Day

Did you know that May 13th is World Cocktail Day? What better way to celebrate than by making some awesome cocktails?! Today we’re sharing three classic cocktail recipes revisited by the Drinks&Co bartenders! Very easy to make at home, they’re also available to take away in the Drinks&Co Concept Store in Paris!

The Drinks&Co Negroni

An Italian cocktail made with gin and Campari, this is the ideal apéritif! Slightly fruity and slightly bitter, it has a nice dark orange colour.

Drinks&Co Negroni for World Cocktail Day
Drinks&Co Negroni

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Pour the ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice.
  2. Stir vigorously for 30 seconds.
  3. Pour into a chilled cocktail glass.

The Drinks&Co Tom Collins

Particularly fresh, this alcoholic lemonade is said to have been invented in the 19th century in New York!

Drinks&Co Tom Collins for World Cocktail Day
Drinks&Co Tom Collins

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Pour the gin, lemon juice and simple sugar syrup into a glass filled with ice cubes.
  2. Stir with a spoon and top up with sparkling water. Stir.
  3. Garnish with a wedge of lemon and cucumber.

The Drinks&Co Daiquiri

Originally from Cuba, this tangy cocktail is a summer hit!

Drinks&Co Daiquiri for World Cocktail Day
Drinks&Co Daiquiri

Ingredients:

Instructions:

  1. Pour the ingredients into a shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Shake the shaker well.
  3. Pour into a cocktail glass.
  4. Add the basil leaf, mint leaf and sprig of rosemary to garnish.

These three cocktail recipes from Drinks&Co are simple but effective. They are extremely easy to make at home and are always a hit. We hope you enjoy something new this World Cocktail Day. And if you have some other variations on these classic cocktails, don’t hesitate to get in touch. We’d love to hear from you.

Translated by Chelsea Cummings from Isabelle Escande’s original French article: World Cocktail Day !

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