June 11, 2021

OUR 3 FAVOURITE COCKTAILS FOR A STYLISH SUMMER AT THE MONTENOTTE HOTEL

As the weather heats up, we tend to long for delicious, light and refreshing cocktails to cool us down and enjoy with friends on a summers evening and which will add a touch of glamour to your get-together

Our amazing beverage team led by the Bar Manager Gaëtan, created some amazing signature cocktails  in advance of reopening to add to our new stylish cocktail menu for the guests to enjoy this summer.

Inspired by our amazing views, and relaxed feeling while watching sunsets from the Terrace is our first signature cocktail - ‘Montenotte Sunrise’. A mix of Bacardi, Aperol, grapefruit, and lemon juice, with a dash of passion fruit puree will award you that delightful holiday feeling.

If you are looking for a glamorous way to celebrate a special occasion, our second signature cocktail - ‘Midnight Sparkle’ is sure to add a touch of elegance to any party. A mix of vodka, blueberry juice, orange liquor and lemon juice, topped with your favourite Prosecco creates a light, delicate stylish summer cocktail.

Leaving the best for last, ‘Berry Garden’, our third signature cocktail was created using our own botanical Montenotte Gin, specifically distilled by the Blackwater Distillery. It is a refreshing blend of botanical gin, berry fruit, lime juice with a dash of Lavender & Rosemary tonic water – a delicious summer cocktail everyone will love.

 

Montenotte Sunrise (serves 1)

Ingredients:

  •   30 ml Bacardi
  •   30 ml Aperol
  •   10 ml Lemon juice
  •   5 ml Passionfruit Puree
  •   1 egg white
  •   Grapefruit juice to top to taste

Method: Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice and shake for 10-15 seconds. Pour into a glass, filled ¾ with ice and top with grapefruit juice. Serve in a long tumbler glass and garnish with dried flowers and a lemon wheel.

Berry Garden (Signature)

Ingredients:

  50 ml Montenotte Botanical Gin (substitute for Blackwater No.5 Gin for making at home)

  10 ml Lime juice

  10 ml Honey syrup

  2 Strawberries

  2 Raspberries

  2 Blueberries

  Lavender and Rosemary tonic water (The London Essence & Co.)

Method: Add all ingredients directly to a small mason jar and mix lightly. Add crushed ice, filling the glass ¾ full, then top up with Lavender and Rosemary tonic water. Garnish with a lemon and edible flower.

Midnight Sparkle (serves 1)

Ingredients:

  •   40 ml Blackwater Vodka
  •   35 ml Blueberry Juice
  •   10 ml Lemon Juice
  •   10 ml of Curacao Blue
  •   10 ml Prosecco

Method:Add all the ingredients (except for the Prosecco) into a shaker, top up with crushed ice and shake for 10-15 seconds. Pour into a crystal Martini glass, top up with Prosecco and garnish with a lemon twist and edible viola flower.

Whether you will get enjoy a summer cocktail here at the Panorama Terrace, or for that perfect garden party at home, with our stylish signature cocktails you will be sure to wow your guests!

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