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Our 5 favourite Mother’s Day cocktail recipes

Mother’s Day is a special occasion to celebrate whoever you call mum, and spoil them with something special. Working at Master of Malt, our way of treating the women in our life is usually by shaking (or stirring) up a delicious cocktail for them. Whether you’re planning a brunch, a dinner, or just a simple get-together, these cocktail recipes are sure to impress and make your Mother’s Day celebration the tastiest one yet. And if you need more inspiration, check out our Master of Malt Mother’s Day Gift Finder.

Mother’s Day drinks

Now, let’s dive into some delicious cocktail recipes that are perfect for Mother’s Day.

1. French 75

35ml Bathtub Gin
15ml fresh lemon juice
5ml sugar syrup (or more to taste)
100ml Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label
Dash of Fee Brothers Orange Bitters

Shake the first three ingredients with ice and strain into a Champagne flute. Top up with chilled Champagne, stir, add a dash of bitters and garnish with a lemon twist. 

Apricot Whisky Sour

50ml Singleton of Dufftown 12 Year Old
30ml Giffard Apricot
30ml lemon juice
2 dashes bitters
1 egg white
Lemon twist to garnish

Add all the ingredients to the shaker and dry shake vigorously for 15 seconds. Fill with ice and shake hard again, then double strain into a chilled tumbler and garnish with a twist of lemon peel.

3. Strawberry Basil Margarita

25ml Rooster Rojo Reposado Tequila
25ml Cointreau
25ml lime juice
25ml strawberry puree
2-3 basil leaves
Salt for rimming
Lime wedge for garnish

In a shaker, muddle the basil leaves. Add Tequila, Cointreau, lime juice, and strawberry puree with ice. Shake well and strain into a salt-rimmed glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lime wedge.

4. Springtime Gin Spritz

50ml 6 O’clock Elderflower Gin
10ml Peach puree
100ml Prosecco
Soda to top
Cucumber ribbon to garnish

Add the gin and peach puree to a glass and stir. Add ice, and top with Prosecco and soda.

5. Coconut Daiquiri

50ml Project #173 Coconut Rum
25ml Lime juice
10ml Mango puree

Shake ingredients with plenty of ice and double strain into a chilled Martini or coupe glass. Serve with a wedge of pineapple on the side.

Tips for Making the Perfect Mother’s Day Cocktails

Use fresh ingredients: Fresh fruits, herbs, and juices will make your cocktails taste better and more vibrant.
Don’t be afraid to experiment: Mix and match different flavours and ingredients to create your own unique cocktails.
Use quality spirits: Invest in good quality spirits to make a great base to your serves.
Don’t forget the garnish: A well-chosen garnish can add a touch of elegance, while also making your cocktails look more appealing.
Keep it simple: You don’t need a lot of fancy equipment or ingredients to make delicious cocktails. Stick to simple recipes like the ones above and use what you have on hand.

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