It´s the trendy drink and even though classical recipes never die, new combinations with or without alcohol are proof that the alchemy of the mixture is going up in value. But experts warn: the essence of a good cocktail always depends on the well adapted composition of the ingredients that create the mixture.
Recipes with alcohol
This is one of the most highly valued gin-based cocktails in the world. Sweet gins, chopped ice, lemon juice, jelly syrup and soda.
It consists of a glass of cava, lychee liqueur, not stirred, with a hibiscus flower and, a small spoonful of hibiscus syrup is added as a final touch.
This is a version of the traditional mojito, using gin instead of rum. Brown sugar, lime and mint are added to the gin. Mint tonic may be added as a final touch.
Recipes with no alcohol
The hat & hard candy
Cocktails made with natural fruit juice and served in original bags, ideal for enjoying a refreshing healthy drink.
This has blue agave syrup, aloe-vera, lemon juice, coconut water and ginger ale. Decorate it with a leaf of aloe vera and a chilli pepper.
A very refreshing recipe based on strawberries, lime, mint, brown sugar and tonic.
Please Don’t Tell
This legendary venue can be found in the Big Apple, and can be entered by going through a shop, to the back, where there is a cabin where you have to press number 1 to go in.
113 St Marks Pl.
Why only drink cocktails at night and not enjoy one with a big chunk of homemade cake? That is what Cosy Kettle has to offer.
60 Chalton St.
A Speakeasy where access is through the fridge door of a very elaborate Pastrami/Modern Cocktail Bar, with reasonable prices.
C/Riera Palau, 4
1862 Dry Bar
Thanks to the sophistication and classic quality of their cocktails, this bar recovers the dandy atmosphere of the most elegant men.