Cocktail Masterclass

Cocktail Masterclass

Cocktail Masterclass Singapore

Look what we learnt today! 😂

Every now and then, I like to drag Akira along with me to learn some fun stuff we don’t usually do (and vice versa). So when I was invited to a Cocktail Masterclass, I thought it will be fun for as to learn a trick or two 😝

Cocktail Masterclass Singapore

DrinkDings is basically a mobile bar that caters drink to your event. Be it wine, beers, housepours to cocktails and mocktails at only $12-$18 per head (cocktails)! This 2 hours free flow deal includes bartenders, alcohol, set up, clean up etc. Min. $600 per event, exclusive GST. Sounds like a pretty good deal hey? We were actually considering this for our house warming 😂😂😂 But KIV first ok?!

Cocktail Masterclass Singapore

Alternatively, they also hold workshops like this where we learn how to make our own cocktails! Sounds like a cool idea for teambuilding hor~ Although we were invited by the media, majority of the participants actually bought this deal via groupon for approx $30+ per pax.

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As promised, everything was provided for and they even have us notes with recipes to bring home! Shall share with you kitties what we learnt today…

Cocktail Masterclass Singapore

First up, martini 🍸. Akira was questioning my serious face 😒 11 years together, but he still can’t identify my RBF 🙄

Cocktail Masterclass Singapore

Step 1: Fill boston glass/mixing jug with ice

Step 2: Bruise the ice with Vermouth (5ml), then strain

Step 3: Pour 60ml Gin (for my husband I sacrifice and substitute with Vodka instead)

Step 4: Stir with bar spoon till water level increases to 1/3 of alcohol level

Step 5: Strain into martini glass

Step 6: Zest, add lime slice and serve

Cocktail Masterclass Singapore

Workstation mess, I like 👌🏻

Cocktail Masterclass Singapore

Next up, Vodka Cosmopolitan 🍹

Cocktail Masterclass Singapore

Step 1: Fill shaker/Boston glass with ice

Step 2: Pour 30ml cranberry juice into shaker

Step 3: Add 30ml Gin/Vodka, 15ml Triple Sec and 15ml Lime Juice

Step 4: Cap Shaker and shake

Step 5: Strain into martini glass

Step 6: Garnish and serve with orange slice

Cocktail Masterclass Singapore

This is my default cocktail: Mojito!

Most bartenders may find it a chore due to the muddling work needed, but that’s what make me appreciate the cocktail more! Which also explains why I like mixologists so much, their cocktails are like a form of art 😘❤️

Cocktail Masterclass Singapore

Step 1: Cut 1 lime into 6 wedges

Step 2: Drop 3 wedges into glass (squeeze 1 if you like the extra zest)

Step 3: Add a cube of sugar, ideally brown

Step 4: Add 4 mint leaves

Step 5: Muddle! (Aim for the sugar cube first, then lemon wedge. Avoid mint)

Step 6: Add 30ml rum

Step 7: Add ice and stir

Step 8: Top with 15ml of soda water

Step 9: Garnish with mint and serve


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