Thursday, 23 November 2017

Merry MAKAR Christmas - Cocktail Recipes

Make your festive season sparkle with our premium MAKAR cocktail serves. 

MAKAR Tuscan Sour – Using Makar Original Dry Gin

Based on heavenly sourdough bread from Tuscany, it tastes phenomenal on its own or the perfect complement to olives. Here's the recipe: 


  • 50ml Makar Glasgow Gin
  • 10ml Fennel Syrup
  • 20ml Lemon Juice
  • 8 White Grapes
  • Sprig of Rosemary
  • 2 drops Angostura Bitters
  • 1/2 egg


  1. Muddle grapes and syrup in cocktail shaker
  2. Add all ingredients 
  3. Dry shake (without ice) for 30 seconds 
  4. Fine strain into rock glass
  5. Garnish with grapes and a sprig of rosemary

MAKAR Mulberry Old Fashioned – Using MAKAR Cask Aged Mulberry Gin

The grandfather of many drinks, enjoy the ultimate classic with a twist. Smooth, bold and best enjoyed ice cold.


  •  50ml MAKAR Mulberry Aged Gin 
  • Dash Angostura bitters 
  • Teaspoon loose sugar
  • Dash of plain water


  1. Muddle a teaspoon of loose sugar in an old fashioned glass with a dash of plain water and angostura bitters 
  2. Fill the glass with ice cubes and add the MAKAR Mulberry Aged Gin 
  3. Garnish with an orange peel and a cherry 


MAKAR Oaked Negroni – Using MAKAR Oak Aged Gin

A winter warmer, give our oak aged negroni a try. Perfect on a cold winter night.  


  • 50ml MAKAR Oak Aged Gin
  • 30ml Campari
  • 30ml Sweet vermouth
  • Peel of Orange


  1. Mix the MAKAR, Campari and vermouth in a rocks glass
  2. Add ice and stir until cold 
  3. Garnish with a long peel of fresh orange


Diets Are For January - Using MAKAR Old Tom Gin

Once you quaff this indulgent showstopper, you won’t want anything else. Shake yours:


  • 50ml Makar Old Tom Gin
  • 12.5ml Cherry Liqueur
  • 10ml Cinnamon Syrup
  • 5ml Amaretto
  • Layered with Double Cream
  • Dusting of nutmeg


  1. Place all alcohol in a shaker with ice 
  2. Shake vigorously
  3. Fine strain into a chilled martini glass 
  4. Place double cream in shaker with no ice. 
  5. Lightly shake 
  6. Layer on top with bar spoon
  7. Dust with freshly grated nutmeg




Judy Pearson said...

These seem to be quite tempting to have for Christmas. I guess I am gonna try them Thanks for the sharing these amazing recipes :)

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