9 Great Cocktails To Make At Home

9 Great Cocktails To Make At Home

It’s World Cocktail Day, so what better excuse to crack open your drinks cabinet and try something new? From classic negronis to a breakfast martini, here some of world’s top bars share their favourite cocktails for you to recreate at home.

Cold Brew Negroni – Spiritland


  • 25ml of Black Cow vodka 

  • 25ml of Campari

  • 25ml of cold-brewed Cocchi Vermouth di Torino


  1. To make the cold brew vermouth, take 100g of ground coffee and add to 750ml of vermouth. Leave to infuse overnight in the fridge.

  2. Strain out the coffee grounds before use.

  3. Mix the three spirits together, then stir.

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Frontline Bramble – Redemption Roasters


  • 25ml of Redemption Roasters Frontline Brew-infused vodka

  • 20-25ml of creme de cassis

  • 25ml of lemon juice

  • 5-10ml of caramel liqueur


  1. Fill a short tumbler with crushed ice.

  2. Add the ingredients to a glass, stir and serve.

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Classic Negroni – Vermuteria


  • 25ml of gin

  • 25ml of Campari

  • 25ml of vermouth 


  1. Take a glass tumbler and add ice – ideally a large cube or sphere.

  2. Add a twist of orange peel – don’t add a slice of orange, save that for your spritz. Run the twisted peel around the rim of the glass to flavour it with the orange oils.  

  3. Add your gin, Campari and vermouth and stir to combine. Do not be tempted to shake. 

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Black Forest Cocktail – Hicce


  • 40ml of Rémy Martin infused with amarena cherry

  • 20ml of Belsazar vintage rosé

  • 15ml of Briolette Cacao

  • 2 dashes of chocolate bitters

  • 100ml of double cream  


  1. Add the Briolette Cacao, cherry-infused cognac, Belsazar vintage rosé and two dashes of chocolate bitters in a Boston shaker. Add ice to fill your shaker and then shake the mixture. Strain this into a coupe glass.

  2. Add 100ml of double cream into a clean shaker and dry shake (shake without ice) with a metal spiral. Slowly pour the cream on top of the spirits using the back of a cocktail spoon.

  3. Garnish by dropping a bourbon-soaked cherry to the bottom of the glass and finish with shavings of dark chocolate.

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Pale Oma – Pale Fox


  • 35ml of tequila

  • 10ml of agave syrup

  • 10ml of lime juice

  • 50ml of pink grapefruit juice

  • Pale Fox prosecco to top

To garnish:

  • Half a grapefruit wedge

  • Sea salt


  1. Rim a highball glass with a grapefruit wedge and dip in salt.

  2. Combine the ingredients and stir.

  3. Add garnish and serve.

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Lychee Martini – Nobu at Four Seasons Hotel Doha


  • 50ml of vodka

  • 90ml of lychee puree

  • 10ml of elderflower syrup


  1. Add the vodka, lychee puree, syrup and some ice to a cocktail shaker.

  2. Shake well and serve in a martini glass over ice.

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Rob Roy – The Waldorf Astoria, New York


  • 60ml of blended scotch (such as Chivas)

  • 30ml of sweet vermouth (such as Dolin or Martini & Rossi)

  • 2 dashes of Regans’ Orange Bitters No. 6

To garnish:

  • Lemon peel


  1. Add all the ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and stir well.

  2. Strain into a cocktail or coupe glass.

  3. Garnish with a lemon peel.

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Wild Carrot – Four Seasons Hotel Hampshire


  • 50ml of Wild Carrot Gin (or alternative gin)

  • 40ml of pomegranate juice

  • 40ml of pineapple juice

  • 10ml of tonic syrup

  • 15ml of lime juice

To garnish:

  • Lemon twist

  • Dash of Peychaud bitters


  1. Dry shake the ingredients. 

  2. Add ice, then hard shake. 

  3. Serve in a martini glass with the lemon twist and bitters.

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Breakfast Martini, Brown’s Hotel


  • 50ml of London dry gin or vodka

  • 15ml of Cointreau

  • 15ml of fresh lemon juice

  • 1 full bar spoon of thin-cut orange marmalade


  1. Pour all the ingredients into a shaker filled with ice.

  2. Shake and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

  3. Shred some orange peel on the top of the drink as garnish.

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