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Around the World Cocktails

Cheers . Salut . Santé . Skål . Prost . Sláinte . CinCin . Sei Gesund . Kanpai


To broaden your travel experience, try some of the local cocktails and libations. Even the local fruit juices in these countries offer a taste of the place.



GREAT BRITAIN - PIMM'S CUP COCKTAIL

makes 1 cocktail


2 oz Pimm's No. 1

3 oz ginger ale

1 cucumber slice

1 strawberry, hulled and cut in quarters

half orange slice

1 lemon slice

6 mint leaves


Add all ingredients into a highball glass over ice and stir to combine. To mix things up a bit, you can replace the ginger ale with Champagne.



BRAZIL - CAIPIRINHA

makes 1 cocktail


half lime, cut into wedges

2 tsp sugar

2 oz Cachaca

lime wheel, garnish


In a double Old Fashioned glass, muddle the sugar and lime. Fill with ice, add the cachaça, and stir briefly. Garnish with a lime wheel (optional).




CUBA - MOJITO

makes 1 cocktail


6 mint leaves

1½ oz white rum

3/4 oz simple syrup

3/4 oz fresh lime juice

1½ oz club soda

mint spring wheel, garnish


In a shaker, lightly muddle the mint. Add the rum, simple syrup and lime juice, fill with ice and strain. Pour into a highball glass.Top with the club soda. Garnish with a mint sprig.



PERU - PISCO SOUR

makes 1 cocktail


1 oz Pisco

1 oz fresh lime juice

1 oz simple syrup

¼ oz egg whites

Angostura Bitters, garnish


Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake vigorously for 10 seconds. Strain into a chilled rocks glass over ice. Garnish with a drop of Angostura bitters.




ITALY - APEROL SPRITZ

makes 1 cocktail


3 oz Prosecco

2 oz Aperol

1 oz Soda Water

orange wheel, garnish


Add all ingredients into a wine glass with ice and stir. Garnish with an orange wheel.


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