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It's Time To Get Behind The Bar This World Cocktail Day

Try your hand at bartending with these simple cocktail recipes.
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It's Friday -- and World Cocktail Day! It really can't get any better, this only means one thing, it's time to get behind the bar and whip up some delicious cocktails.

As the world moves towards a culture that champions cocktail bars, India too has jumped on the bandwagon. With a surge of a cocktail bars in the national capital, every tipple is not only a delight to the palate but also a visual and sensorial delight. From theatrical presentations to unconventional flavour pairings, Delhi's nightlife is pumping with new tipples that are worth trying.

While gin has emerged as a popular choice for many tipples, that doesn't mean you can't stick to traditional Vodka and Whisky concoctions! On World Cocktail Day 2022, The Style List takes you through some lip-smacking recipes to try - that not only look good but taste even better!

The classic G&T

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Let's admit it somethings drinks are classics, and while this may not be considered a traditional cocktail, why not add a dash of mulled berries and mixers to give it a refreshing spin?

Whisky Based Cocktails

The Macallan Garden of Legacy

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A visual delight, if you like a fruity cocktail this one with a dash of pink grapefruit juice, sugar syrup and sea salt will leave you wanting more.


40ml The Macallan Double Cask 12 Years Old

30ml Pink Grapefruit juice

10ml Sugar syrup

Pinch of sea salt

Top up with soda or tonic and garnish with a pink grapefruit wedge

The Macallan One Hundred and Seven

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Photo Courtesy: The Macallan

If you prefer to mix your whisky with ginger ale try your hand at the Macallan One Hundred and Seven features ages whisky Oloroso sherry and a dash of ginger ale.

20 ml Oloroso sherry
Ginger ale
Garnish with a lemon twist

The Macallan Seasoned & Fashioned

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Giving the old-fashion a contemporary spin is the Macallan Seasoned & Fashioned with a bright, citrus flavour profile
Sugar cube
2 dashes of orange bitters

bubbly based cocktails

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Bubbly is never a bad idea and that's a fact! This World Cocktail Day pamper your taste buds with exquisite flavours as you whip up a delicious champagne based cocktail. How about a Bellini? Because peach and prosecco are always a delight!


2 parts Prosecco

1 part fresh white peach purée

Pour Prosecco into a champagne glass. Top with peach purée.

Vodka based cocktails
It doesn't get better than a bottle of Belvedere to stir up a cocktail. take your palate on a smooth ride as you try these delicious & refreshing cocktail recipes by Belvedere Vodka.


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With citrus, earthy flavours and underlying hints of aromatic sweetness, this is the perfect thirst-quenching for the summer months.

45 ml Belvedere Smogory Forest
15 ml Grapefruit Juice
15 ml Honey Water (1:1)
7.5 ml Fresh Lemon Juice
Garnish – Lavender Spring
Add all ingredients to shaker over cubed ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a highball over cubed ice. Garnish.


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And just like that, get transported right back to Sex and the City. The perfect summer drink, with a strong hit of Vodka this is citrusy with a real punch.

Ingredients 45 ml Smoke Lab vodka

15 ml Cranberry Juice

5 ml Orange Juice

7.5 ml Lime Juice Ice Lime wedge, for garnish Cranberries, for garnish

Add all ingredients to shaker over cubed ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a highball over cubed ice. Garnish.


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A new take on the old fashioned, celebrating deep and herbal notes of the Smogory Forest region.

60 ml Belvedere Smogory Forest
7.5 ml Camomile Tea
15 ml Honey
2 dashes Angosutra Bitters
Garnish – Grapefruit peel
Add all ingredients to mixing glass over cubed ice and stir. Fine strain into a rocks glass over block ice. Garnish.


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