Yorkshire Times
Voice of the North
9:00 AM 9th December 2019

Cocktails For The Christmas Festivities

Rhubarb Cream

Whip up this simple but showy cocktail for Christmas Eve celebrations.


40ml Slingsby Rhubarb Gin
75ml nutmeg and clove spiced 50:50 cream and milk mix
1 egg white
15ml sugar syrup
Cinnamon for dusting


Combine 200ml milk and 200ml cream in a 50:50 ratio with 2g of grated nutmeg and 2g of clove and leave for 3 hours in the fridge (use within 2 days).
Add all of the ingredients in a cocktail shaker.
Shake and strain into a coupe glass and then sprinkle the top with cinnamon dust.

Winter Highball

Get the celebrations started on Christmas morning with this rich yet refreshing, long cocktail.


30ml Slingsby Rhubarb Gin
20ml Chambord
A handful of blackberries
20ml lemon juice
10ml sugar syrup


Muddle the blackberries in the base of a glass.
Add the Slingsby Rhubarb Gin, Chambord, lemon juice and simple syrup into a cocktail shaker.
Shake and strain into the serving glass with ice and top up with lemonade.
Garnish with a blackberry, mint leaf and a dusting of icing sugar.

Chocolate Orange

It’s definitely not Terry’s, it’s all yours! Save this indulgent cocktail as an after dinner pick me up for Christmas Day!


30ml Marmalade Gin
20ml Mozart Chocolate Cream Liqueur
100ml 50:50 cream and milk mix


Create the cream and milk mix by combining 50ml milk and 50ml cream.
Then add all of the ingredients to a shaker.
Shake and strain into a coupe glass and garnish with an orange peel twist.


Beat the boxing day slump with this stunning but oh-so-simple cocktail created with our Slingsby Vodka.


25ml Slingsby Vodka
25ml espresso
25ml Kahlua
15ml Mozart Chocolate Liqueur


In a shaker, combine all of the ingredients.
Shake and strain into a chilled coupe glass.

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