BLACKLION'S Gold Cup cocktail recipe
BLACKLION, the vodka made with sheep's milk, has revealed its delicious new cocktail, in celebration of the Cheltenham Festival (14 - 17 March).
The cocktail has been created by one of the UKs most exciting and vibrant voices in the food & drink industry and author of 'Home Bar', Andy Clarke.
"It's the perfect nod to the beginning of spring and I think racegoers are going to love it. It's fruity, fun and brings out the luxurious texture and the delicious peppery qualities in BlackLion” explains Andy.
BLACKLION is an award-winning vodka recognised for being 100% sustainable as well as impossibly smooth & flavourful. It is fermented using the sugars-rich whey left over after the cheesemaking process and which would otherwise go to waste. The end-result is an incredibly rare, triple-distilled, triple-filtered, small-batch and eco-responsible British dairy product.
BLACKLION’S Gold Cup cocktail recipe
Per Glass (Serves 1)
125ml La Gioiosa Rosé Millesimato
25ml Blacklion Vodka
25ml Funkin Strawberry Puree
½ Teaspoon Grenadine
Per Jug (Serves 6)
750ml La Gioiosa Rosé Millesimato
150ml Blacklion Vodka
150ml Funkin Strawberry Puree
3 Teaspoons Grenadine
Fresh Strawberries (One slice per glass)
Sprigs of Rosemary (One sprig per glass)
Chill all liquid Ingredients and pour them into a large jug. Gently stir and pour into coupe glasses.
To garnish, slice strawberries in half and make a small incision so that a slice will perch on the rim of the glass. Add the rosemary to the glass and rest on the rim. Serve!
Note: If you’d like to add a touch of fresh acidity, squeeze a little fresh lemon juice into the jug ahead of stirring.
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