Pavlova Spritz

Pavlova Spritz Recipe

If your idea of a refreshing drink is the combination of Prosecco and peach-flavoured aperitif, then you’re in for a treat with this pavlova spritz recipe by champion distiller James Young. Made with Old Young’s award-winning, hand-crafted spirit infused with passionfruit and strawberry, this easy cocktail recipe allows you to enjoy the summery flavours of the classic Australian dessert in a glass.
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Margarita Recipe

Cocktail Hour: Margarita Recipe

The origins of the Margarita are as cloudy as this exciting, refreshing cocktail itself. We don’t know whether it was ‘Pancho’ Morales who made the first Margarita at Tommy’s Place Bar in 1942 or whether it was invented for Mexican showgirl Rita de la Rosa in 1938 as claimed by Tequila maker Jose Cuervo. One thing we do know, however, is that the time to enjoy an exciting, refreshing Margarita is right now, so pull out your tequila, pop on your Sombrero and get mixing.
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Bloody Mary Recipe

Cocktail Hour: Bloody Mary Recipe

This strong pick me up, a favourite for early evening, has several origin claimants. The earliest is Fernand Petiot who claims to have invented the Bloody Mary in 1921 at the New York Bar in Paris which later became Harry’s New York bar and a frequent haunt of Ernest Hemingway, among others. However Petiot later admitted he had actually refined the original tomato juice and vodka, named and created by comedian George Jessel in 1939 during a visit to the 21 club in New York.
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