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Cocktails with a London Twist

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For today's cocktail hour on "Living Today," we were joined by Simon Ford, international ambassador for Plymouth Gin and brand director for trade outreach and brand education at Pernod Ricard USA. He's currently working with the Royalton in New York City. Simon delivered us four cocktails, all of which were initially created by London-based mixologists.

The Green Beast -created by London mixologist Charles Vexenat
1 part Pernod Absinthe*
1 part lime juice
1 part sugar syrup
4 parts fresh water
4 slices of cucumber

Make as a punch.

Espresso Martini (Pharmaceutical Stimulant) -
invented by legendary London bartender, Dick Bradsell
1 1/2 parts Absolut Vodka
1/4 ounce simple syrup
3/4 ounce Kahlua
1 part espresso
Shake ingredients and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with 3 coffee beans.

Indian Summer -
invented by London bartender Jamie Terrell
1 1/2 ounces cl Plymouth Gin
1 bar spoon rose water
5 fresh raspberries
2 ounces cl cranberry juice
Dash of Gomme

Shake and strain over crushed ice into a high ball. Garnish with fresh raspberries.

New Year in Lambeth
- invented by Dan Warner, London bartender
1 1/2 ounces Beefeater Winter
3/4 ounce Plymouth Sloe Gin
1 1/2 ounces apple juice
1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
1/4 ounce simple syrup
Champagne or sparkling wine

Shake and strain into a high-ball. Top with Champagne. Garnish with an orange zest.

Comments (1)

  • I was hoping to see the recipe for the Pim's Cup! Please list if possible. Thanks!

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