Four cocktails you need to make this weekend

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We spoke to Jacob from the iconic cocktail business Liquid Infusion, and he taught us some delectable cocktail recipes beyond your mojito and espressotini repertoire!

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Basic cocktail making equipment:

“Long bar spoon, Boston shaker set, measuring jigger, glassware” are the most essential items, according to Jacob. If you’re in need of some equipment, they offer “free cocktail equipment consult at the St Kilda venue Ellora, its staffed everyday till 8pm and they have everything you need right there, parking is easy and they also have a bottle store” so you can go home and practice together.

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Out of Fashion

30mls whiskey

15mls freshly pressed lemon juice

Framboise syrup 10mls

Dash of bitters

90mls orange juice

Ice

Built over ice and garnished with a Cherry

Out of Fashion

Orchid

30mls Gin

15mls Orchid syrup or Elderflower

60mls cranberry juice

15mls lemon juice

Shaken and strained into a martini glass and garnished with edible flowers

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Orchid

Pop Singer

30mls Vodka

15mls peach liqueur

15mls popcorn syrup

90mls orange juice

30mls apple juice

15mls lime juice

Built over ice and garnished with orange slice and popcorn

Pop Singer

Cool Runnings

30mls dark rum

15mls chocolate chip liqueur

30mls cream

60mls fresh milk

Blended and garnished with a chocolate biscuit

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Cool Runnings

Give these a go, and maybe one could become your signature wedding cocktail!

Want to try making your own creations?

if you’re making your own cocktail concoctions, Jacob recommends to “always think about your taste, sour or sweet or a good balance of both, stick to measures so you have a great tasting drink”. If you want to ensure it’s a beautifully finished, having the right glassware and beautiful garnishes are important touches. If you’re not sure what to use as a garnish, Jacob suggests using “anything you can eat and is fresh! Flowers, orange, the sky is the limit, edible gold even”.

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