We asked Fitzroy vegan institution Smith & Daughters “What’s Your Pour?” for Summer, Mo answered the call and provided us with a recipe for their beloved Splash Of Lash mocktail – from their new cookbook “Smith and Daughters: A Cookbook (that also happens to be vegan)” Hello Christmas Gift!🍉🍍🍹 Smith & Daughters Lash is one of our original bar staff members. Lash is definitely a refreshing addition to the human race, so we thought why not name this drink after him?! It’s perfect, and even though he still blushes anytime anyone mentions it, he knows how much we love him. This is by far our most beloved mocktail. So much so that we upgraded it to include vodka if our patrons so choose. Splash of Lash Makes 1 4 watermelon or pineapple wedges, cut into 2 cm (3/4 in) squares 2 lime wedges, cut into 4 pieces Small handful mint, plus 1 mint sprig, for garnish (optional) Ice cubes Sweet coconut water Muddle the fruit in a tall glass. Crush the mint with your hands and …
The Figsco Cocktail is Tom Collins Caravan Bar’s summer cocktail choice when asked “What’s Your Pour?”. It’s the perfect fusion of sweet and sour with a Cointreau kick. This little caravan based in Melbourne, Australia was restored to vintage perfection and transformed into a stunning mobile bar. Tom Collins Caravan Bar can be hired for events and includes a curated cocktail menu featuring drinks from the “golden era”. Tom Collins Caravan Bar The Figsco Cocktail as it is a great refreshing drink and we feel Pisco is breaking into the Australian market in a big way at the moment. And besides all that, it looks fantastic in the photos with the Henry Aprons! Figsco Cocktail Pisco – 45ml Cointreau -15ml Grapefruit juice – 30ml Soda Water -100ml Thyme infused sugar Syrup – 15ml Fig Wedges – 2 wedges Thyme Sprigs -1 sprig Add Pisco, Cointreau, grapefruit juice, sugar syrup to glass with fig wedges. Muddle well, add ice & soda and stir. Garnish with thyme sprig.
Nothing says summer like fresh coconuts and we think our crew Poolside Café might agree. We asked them “What’s Your Pour?” and they gave us a recipe for their tropical Loco Coco cocktail.🍹 Poolside Cafe We love Malibu coconut rum for a real summer flavour but it is great with golden or dark rums. Try Flor de Cana Gold 4 year old or Goslings Black Seal. Loco Coco Cocktail Young Coconut – chilled ice cold 30ml – 60ml of your favourite rum Fresh Pineapple to garnish Crack open an ice cold young coconut and add in 1-2 shots of your favourite rum. For extra flair top with a fresh pineapple or watermelon garnish to garnish.
Whiskey isn’t just a winter drink, as our crew Gathering Events revealed with their whiskey and grapefruit infused summer cocktail when we asked them “What’s Your Pour?”🍸🍋 Gathering Events are a boutique bar service based in southern QLD, offering their personally renovated caravan bar and a range of pop up bars. They have always believed in the magic of events, and love working on a variety of special occasions such as weddings, corporate events and private celebrations. Their priority is creating old fashioned good-times, with a fun and fresh twist! To learn more about Jen & Adam & what Gathering Events do, visit Gathering Events. Gathering Events “Below is one of our fav summer creations, Grapefruit Whisky Smash.” Grapefruit Whisky Smash 60ml Blanton’s Original Private Reserve – Single Barrel Bourbon 30ml grapefruit juice Dash ‘real’ maple syrup Half lemon Hand full mint leaves In a shaker, muddle cut lemon, maple syrup, and mint. Add ice, grapefruit juice, and Bourbon, and shake for 10 seconds. Strain into a rock glass over ice. Be sure to garnish with a cut grapefruit wedge and a mint sprig.
The silly season is well and truly upon us and as the weather warms up we’ve been asking our crew “What’s Your Pour?” They have generously shared their favourite summer cocktail recipes with us! Next Door Cronulla sent in this stunning and delicious recipe for their favourite summer cocktail “The Penny”, starring tequila, cointreau and fresh blood orange juice. This refreshing & tangy cocktail was a hit amongst the crew at Cargo HQ! The Penny Cocktail 1 part 1800 tequila 1 part cointreau 2 parts fresh blood orange juice Salted rim Stay tuned for recipes from our crew and more from our #WhatsYourPour series in the lead up to the New Year.🍾🎉🍹