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Cocktail Corner

A mixologist gets their drink rated each week by Jonny and Big Hungry, thanks to Neat Spirits.

Cocktail Corner: w/ Stephen and Cointreau: November 15, 2018

Cocktail Corner: w/ Stephen and Cointreau: November 15, 2018 Cocktail Corner: w/ Stephen and Cointreau: November 15, 2018, 30.81 MB
Thu 15 Nov 2018

Cointreau and flavoured Margarita's are on the menu. Stephen from Hancocks visits the bFM studio with a huge selection of Master of Mixes premium cocktail mixes. He also has a jar of Roses sweet orange marmalade, to demonstrate how easy it is to make a delicious cocktail with jam. 

Mango Margarita 

In a boston shaker add:

45ml x Herradura Tequila

20ml x Cointreau

90ml x Mango Nectar (Master of Mixes)

20ml x Freshly Squeezed Lime Juice 

Add ice & shake.

Strain into a chilled coupe. Rim with salt if desired. 

Marmalade Jam Margarita

In a boston shaker add:

45ml x Herradura Tequila

30ml x Cointreau

2 x spoons of Roses Orange Marmalade

25ml x Freshly squeezed lime juice

Add ice and shake. 

Strain in a chilled coupe. Rim with salt if desired. 

YUM! Both are delicious!

Cocktail Corner: w/ Tom and Cointreau: November 8, 2018

Cocktail Corner: w/ Tom and Cointreau: November 8, 2018 Cocktail Corner: w/ Tom and Cointreau: November 8, 2018, 28.73 MB
Thu 8 Nov 2018

Tom from Hancocks visits the bFM studio to make a classic Margarita with Cointreau orange liqueur.

This super easy to make cocktail requires just four key ingredients, a shaking device (don't be afraid to improvise if you don't have a boston shaker) and some ice. 

Into a boston shaker add:

45ml x El Jimador Anejo Tequila

30ml x Cointreau

15ml x Fresh Lime Juice (cold pressed also ok)

10ml x Agave Nectar

Fill boston shaker right to the top with ice and shake. 

Salt rim of chilled coupe glass if desired.

Strain into coupe, garnish with lime peel. Perfecto!

Enjoy!

Cocktail Corner: w/ Gwilym and Cointreau: November 1, 2018

Cocktail Corner: w/ Gwilym and Cointreau: November 1, 2018 Cocktail Corner: w/ Gwilym and Cointreau: November 1, 2018, 18.31 MB
Thu 1 Nov 2018

Gwilym makes a White Lady with Cointreau. The White lady is a classic 1930's sour which pre-dates the margarita. This is a real crowd pleaser with Jonny & Big Hungry. It's absolutely delicious and oh so easy to make!

In a boston shaker with ice add:

30ml x Lemon Juice

10ml x Simple Sugar Syrup

30ml x Cointreau Liqueur

45ml x Bruichladdich "The Botanist" Islay Dry Gin

Strain into a coupe. Garnish with lemon rind.

YUM!

Alternatively check out the Glengarry White Lady recipe here.

Cocktail Corner: w/ Tom and Glenfiddich: October 25, 2018

Cocktail Corner: w/ Tom and Glenfiddich: October 25, 2018 Cocktail Corner: w/ Tom and Glenfiddich: October 25, 2018, 42.32 MB
Thu 25 Oct 2018

Tom from Federal Merchants visits the studio with an excellent selection of Glenfiddich. Tom shows his in depth knowledge and gives the lads a great Whisky tasting session. The selection on offer included:

Glenfiddich 12yr Whisky

Glenfiddich IPA Experiment

Balvenie Caribbean Cask 14yr

Cocktail Corner: w/ Sailor Jerry & Guy from Cuba Libre: October 16, 2018

Cocktail Corner: w/ Sailor Jerry & Guy from Cuba Libre: October 16, 2018 Cocktail Corner: w/ Sailor Jerry & Guy from Cuba Libre: October 16, 2018, 22.78 MB
Thu 18 Oct 2018

Guy from Cuba Libre whips up a "Jus Jooce"

In a glass combine:

30ml x Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

15ml x Lime Juice

15ml x Mango Puree

20ml x Cocchi Americano 

Dash of Apple Liqueur

Add ice and stir. Pour evenly between glasses.

Garnish with mint to make it look pretty.

Delicious!

Cocktail Corner: w/ Sailor Jerry and Longroom: October 11, 2018

Cocktail Corner: w/ Sailor Jerry and Longroom: October 11, 2018 Cocktail Corner: w/ Sailor Jerry and Longroom: October 11, 2018, 37.74 MB
Thu 11 Oct 2018

Tom from Federal Merchants & Bill from Longroom join the boys for some yarns with a bottle of Sailor Jerry.

Bill puts together a fantastic "Can I kick it?"

In a boston shaker add:

40 ml x Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum

15 ml x Banana Liquor

10 ml x Orgeat syrup 

30 ml x Fresh lemon juice

40 ml x Fresh pineapple juice

3 dashes x Angostura bitters

5 ml x Cruzan rum

Dry shake in boston, pour over ice. Top glass with shaved ice. 

Garnish with mint, slice of pineapple and black berries.

Enjoy! Yum!

Cocktail Corner: w/ Sailor Jerry; Thursday October 4, 2018

Cocktail Corner: w/ Sailor Jerry; Thursday October 4, 2018 Cocktail Corner: w/ Sailor Jerry; Thursday October 4, 2018, 35.94 MB
Thu 4 Oct 2018

We welcome Federal Merchants and Sailor Jerry Spiced Rum to the bFM studio for October.

Tom and Jeremy make a Popeye's Poopdeck Punch - feat. Sailor Jerry's

Cocktail Corner: w/ Mat from Thomson Whisky: 13th September 2018

Cocktail Corner: 13th September 2018 Cocktail Corner: 13th September 2018, 21.05 MB
Thu 13 Sep 2018

Mat from Thomson Whisky makes his Copper Tone concoction that he came up with featuring ice from a yoghurt container, mandarin syrup because it’s in season and lemons that want to be limes.

Copper Tone (one serve)

Fill a boston shaker with ice and add:

30ml x Thomson Two Tone Whisky

20ml x Mandarin Syrup (Substitute with Craig’s Apricot or Plum Jam)

20ml x Fresh Lime or Lemon Juice

Shake well

Pour into an iced glass and top with:

100ml x Hallertau 3 Copper Tart

Enjoy!

Cocktail Corner: w/ Mat from Thomson Whisky: September 6, 2018

Cocktail Corner: w/ Mat from Thomson Whisky: September 6, 2018 Cocktail Corner: w/ Mat from Thomson Whisky: September 6, 2018, 24.67 MB
Thu 6 Sep 2018

September marks the triumphant return of Thomson Whisky to Cocktail Corner! Mat Thomson joins the boys to talk about his new Rye & Barley and make an Old Fashioned with mandarin & cherry. 

Cocktail Corner: w/ Ben from Bedford Soda & Liquor: July 26, 2018

Cocktail Corner: w/ Ben from Bedford Soda & Liquor: July 26, 2018 Cocktail Corner: w/ Ben from Bedford Soda & Liquor: July 26, 2018, 14.69 MB
Thu 26 Jul 2018

Ben from Bedford Soda & Liquor makes a "Pineapple Express"

In one glass create a citrus blend: 

30ml x fresh Pineapple Juice 

25ml x Lemon Juice

30ml x Lemongrass Syrup

+ 2 dash Tiki Bitters

In a tumber with ice add:

45ml x Plantation Pineapple Rum

ADD citrus blend to taste

Simple and delicious!