As the calendar flips its pages, it's time to bid adieu to the old and welcome the new with a toast-worthy selection of cocktails designed to elevate your New Year's Eve celebration. Let's dive into a list of meticulously crafted concoctions that will make your festivities sparkle with the essence of "cocktails for the new year."

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Damson Royale: A New Year's Gem

Start the evening with a touch of sophistication by indulging in the Damson Royale, a signature cocktail by Gattertop Drinks. This timeless jewel-toned drink blends the rich flavours of Damson Nº12 with the effervescence of English sparkling wine, creating the perfect New Year Eve cocktail.

Ingredients:

  • 25ml Damson Nº12
  • English sparkling wine

Method:

  • Add a generous measure of Damson Nº12 to the bottom of the glass.
  • Pour chilled English sparkling wine to the brim.
  • Stir and serve.
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Campari Sour: Refreshing the New Year's Spirit

Transform the classic Campari sour into a refreshing New Year's Eve cocktail with the exceptional taste of Botanic Nº7. This vibrant concoction, featuring Campari, lemon juice, agave, and egg whites, promises a well-balanced burst of flavours to kick off the end of year festivities.

Ingredients:

  • 50ml Botanic Nº7
  • 25ml Campari
  • 50ml lemon juice
  • 1 tbsp agave or sugar syrup
  • 3 dashes angostura bitters
  • 1 medium egg white
  • Ice

To Garnish:

  • Bay leaf

Method:

  • Shake up all ingredients (except garnish) vigorously for 1 minute.
  • Pour into a chilled Martini glass.
  • Garnish with a bay leaf and a few drops of bitters.
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Negroni Orchards: A Twist on Tradition for New Year

Embrace a balanced twist on the timeless Negroni with Damson Nº12 and Botanic Nº7, harmoniously mixed with vermouth. This orchard-inspired version is sure to be a crowd-pleaser as you count down the seconds to the new year.

Ingredients:

  • 25ml Damson Nº12
  • 25ml Botanic Nº7
  • 35ml Vermouth

Method:

  • Combine all ingredients in a stirring jug filled with ice.
  • Stir for 10 seconds or until fully combined.
  • Pour over fresh ice and garnish with a slice of orange.
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Vesper Martini: A Toast to Timeless Elegance

Raise your glass with the Vesper Martini. This crisp and bold concoction, featuring Botanic Nº7 and dry vermouth, offers a complex flavour profile with a twist of citrus, embodying sophistication and allure.

Ingredients:

  • 60ml Botanic Nº7
  • 15ml Dry vermouth
  • Lemon peel

Method:

  • Stir all ingredients until freezing cold and strain into a chilled Martini glass.
  • Express the oils from a lemon peel over the Martini.
  • Garnish with a twist of lemon peel.
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Americano: A Captivating New Year Blend

Immerse yourself in the captivating marriage of Italian heritage and American allure with The Americano. This iconic cocktail, featuring Damson Nº12, vermouth, and soda water, expertly balances bitter and sweet notes, delivering a sparkling effervescence to your New Year's celebration.

Ingredients:

  • 60ml Damson Nº12
  • 15ml Dry Vermouth
  • Soda water
  • Orange twist

Method:

  • Pour measured ingredients into a glass filled with ice.
  • Stir and top up with soda water.
  • Garnish with a twist of orange.

As you enjoy these thoughtfully crafted cocktails for the new year, savour the blend of flavours that adds a delightful touch to your New Year's Eve celebration. Here's to an evening brimming with joy, laughter, and the anticipation of exciting adventures in the year ahead.

 

December 11, 2023
Gattertop Drinks Company

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