Ok ok, so we know that it is still only November but we have already started getting into the Christmas spirit here at Hero & Leander. And what better way to get into the Christmas spirit than to try a few delicious Christmas cocktails. Even the Grinch wouldn’t say no to that!

6 Delicious Must Try Christmas Cocktails | Vanilla Espression

6 Delicious Must Try Christmas Cocktails | Vanilla Espression

Vanilla Espression

Aquum has taken the classic Espresso Martini and given it a Christmas twist- music to our ears! The ‘Vanilla Espression‘ (£9), is made using Cariel Vanilla Vodka, Tia Maria, Espresso and Sugar Syrup, a great post-dinner pick me up.

For more information please visit www.aquum.co.uk/

 

6 Delicious Must Try Christmas Cocktails | Belle's Burnt Butter Alexandra

6 Delicious Must Try Christmas Cocktails | Belle’s Burnt Butter Alexandra

Belle’s Burnt Butter Alexandra

The Savoy’s Simpson’s-in-the-Strand has created a beautiful Charles Dickens inspired Winter cocktail menu to be served at The Knight’s Bar this year. The ‘Belle’s Burnt Butter Alexandra‘ cocktail (£14.50) is made using Old Raj Gin, Burre Noisette Washed Geniver, White Chocolate Liquor, Vanilla Sugar, Cream & Nutmeg – just the right mixture of sugar and spice.

6 Delicious Must Try Christmas Cocktails | Jingle Mezquila

6 Delicious Must Try Christmas Cocktails | Jingle Mezquila

Jingle Mezquila

Inspired by the firepower behind Santa’s sleigh, this cocktail (£13) certainly packs a punch! Made using Don Julia Plata, Mezcal, orange liquer, passion fruit, cinnamon syrup and passion fruit juice – this flaming cocktail will certainly get you ‘dashing through the snow’!

Ingredients

25ml Mezcal

25ml Don Julia Plata

10ml Cointreau

15ml Passion fruit syrup

15ml Cinnamon syrup

10ml Lemon juice

10ml Passion fruit juice

Method

Add passion fruit and cinnamon syrup, lemon juice and passion fruit juice into mixing glass, add ice, shake and strain into shot glass. Add all of the other ingredients into a rocks glass filled with cubed ice, gently stir and garnish.

For more information or to try a Jingle Mezquila please visit togrp.com/restaurant/stk-london/

 

6 Delicious Must Try Christmas Cocktails | Lady Marmalade

6 Delicious Must Try Christmas Cocktails | Lady Marmalade

Lady Marmalade

Vintage Velvet, is a beautifully smooth chardonnay infused vodka which can be used at home to create unique Christmas cocktail recipes. Founder, Gabriella Thorpe, recommends mixing the vodka with marmalade, cointreau, cinnamon syrup and egg white to create the ‘Lady Marmalade’ cocktail; a great one for entertaining at dinner parties.

For more information please visit www.vintage-velvet.com/

 

6 Delicious Must Try Christmas Cocktails | Spice World

6 Delicious Must Try Christmas Cocktails | Spice World

Spice World


Ray’s Bar, one of Dalston’s latest drinking haunts, offers a highly creative cocktail menu which guides customers through an array of Aperitifs, Mains and Desserts. ‘Spice World’ (£8) is a smooth and flavoursome cocktail from the Dessert section which combines bourbon, chai, cream and spices – perfect for cold Winter evenings.

6 Delicious Must Try Christmas Cocktails | Snowfall

6 Delicious Must Try Christmas Cocktails | Snowfall

Snowfall 

Inspired by the aroma of Christmas this cocktail will definitely bring back memories surrounding early mornings spent opening stockings, eating clementine’s and making gingerbread houses.

Ingredients:

45ml Russian Standard Vodka

15ml Cointreau

20ml Coconut syrup

15ml Gingerbread syrup

10ml Lime juice

Method:

Add all of the ingredients into the mixing glass, add ice, shake and strain into chilled, coconut flake rimmed martini glass

For more information or to try a Jingle Mezquila please visit togrp.com/restaurant/stk-london/