3-Ingredient Cocktails From Around The World To Party At Home With

Malcolm Koh
2020-04-01
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Level up your bartender game with these simple cocktail recipes!

With bars and entertainment outlets closed in Singapore, our social gatherings are experiencing a momentary pause, but this doesn’t mean we can't enjoy in the comfort of our own homes. Here are some simple cocktail recipes for your favourite drinks to sip away as you have a Netflix watch party with your pals online!

REMINDER: Drink responsibly!

1. Mimosas (Paris, France)

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Ingredients: 

  • Sparkling wine

  • Orange juice

  • Vodka or whiskey (Optional)

Steps:

  1. Mix equal parts of sparkling wine and orange juice 

  2. For an extra kick, add a splash of vodka or whiskey 

  3. Serve chilled

2. Tequila Sunrise (Sausalito, California)

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Ingredients: 

  • Tequila

  • Orange juice

  • Grenadine syrup

Steps:

  1. Pour 1 cup orange juice and ½ cup tequila into a glass of ice

  2. Finish it off with 2 tablespoons of grenadine syrup. Witness the red syrup sink to the bottom of the glass 

  3. No stirring needed

3. Sangria (Spain)

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Ingredients: 

  • Red wine

  • Sprite

  • Fruit slices (orange, apple, pineapple - any or all is fine)

Steps:

  1. Put 1 bottle of chilled red wine in a pitcher or bowl

  2. Drop in your fruit slices and let it steep in the refrigerator for two hours to overnight for taste

  3. Top it off with Sprite and ice just before serving

4. Pina Colada (Puerto Rico)

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Ingredients: 

  • Frozen pineapple chunks 

  • Rum 

  • Coconut milk 

  • Fresh pineapple slice (Optional)

Steps:

  1. Combine 3 cups of frozen pineapple chunks, ⅓ cup of rum, and ⅔ cup of coconut milk in a blender and puree until smooth

  2. Feel free to add water if the mixture is too thick

  3. Top it off with a slice of fresh pineapple and enjoy!  

5. Soju Yogurt Cocktail (South Korea) 

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Ingredients: 

  • Soju (any flavor)

  • Sprite

  • Yakult 

Steps:

  1. Mix equal parts of soju, Yakult, and Sprite

  2. Pour over ice and enjoy! 

6. White Russian (Brussels, Belgium)

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Ingredients: 

  • Kahlua

  • Vodka

  • All-purpose Cream

Steps:

  1. Add ¼ cup vodka then ¼ cup Kahlua into a glass of ice

  2. Pour over ¼ cup cream on top

  3. Gently stir until blended and enjoy!

7. Gin and Tonic (India)

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Ingredients: 

  • Gin

  • Tonic water

  • Lime 

Steps:

  1. Mix gin and tonic water (amount to preference)

  2. Add in your ice

  3. Drop in a wedge of lime. Enjoy! 

8. Moscow Mule (New York)

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Ingredients: 

  • Ginger beer

  • Vodka

  • Lime juice

Steps:

  1. Mix ½ cup of ginger beer, ¼ cup of vodka

  2. Add 2 tablespoons of lime juice

  3. Pour over ice and enjoy! 

Optional: Use a copper mug for the full Moscow Mule experience    

9. Margarita (Mexico) 

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Ingredients: 

  • Tequila

  • Lime juice

  • Honey 

  • Lime slice and salt (Optional)

Steps:

  1. Combine ¼ cup of tequila, 2 tablespoons lime juice, 1 tablespoon of honey, and ice in a blender

  2. Blend under smooth and set aside

  3. Get your glass and wet the rim with lime juice and dip into salt

  4. Pour your margarita mixture into the glass and garnish with a slice of lime

 10. Gin Pom (Philippines) 

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Ingredients: 

  • Pomelo juice powder

  • Gin “bilog”

  • Water

Steps:

  1. Mix 1 sachet of powdered pomelo juice with 1 litre of cold water until powder has dissolved

  2. Combine 1 bottle of Gin “Bilog”

  3. Pour over ice and mix to enjoy


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