December 27, 2012

New Year's Eve Cocktails

Ketel Crumble
We hope you have celebrated Christmas well and are hopefully planning your New Year's Eve celebrations. We thought some cocktail recipes could be very helpful this time of year, so we asked our friend Deano Moncrieffe (Ketel One Brand Ambassador) to share some of his fabulous creations with our readers.

Ketel Crumble

37.5ml Ketel One Vodka
20ml Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
25ml Sugar Syrup
75ml Pressed Apple Juice
Dash of Vanilla Extract
Pinch of ground Cinnamon
Method: Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and strain into a goblet filled with cubed ice.
Garnish: apple slice and a sprinkle of ground cinnamon
Units: 1.5
Espresso Martini

Espresso Martini

50ml Ketel One
37.5ml hot espresso coffee
12.5ml sugar syrup
7ml Grind coffee liqueur (or Kahlua coffee liqueur)
Garnish: with 3 coffee beans
Method: Shake all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
Units: 2.2
Glass: martini

Chocolate Chilli Mule

Chocolate Chilli Mule

37.5ml Ketel One Vodka
10ml white chocolate liqueur or crème de cacao (white)
Ginger ale
Quarter of a very small red chilli (deseeded and chopped in small pieces)
Lime wedge
Method: Build in the order above into a high ball glass. After you have topped up with ginger ale squeeze a lime wedge and drop into glass, then sprinkle the small pieces of red chilli on the top. Gently stir and serve.
Glass: high ball
Units 1.8