Slim Drinks

3+3 Nations Cocktail

 

Crouch. Bind. Set. The Six Nations are back! To celebrate we are uncovering our nation specific themed cocktails.

What better way to show your national pride than shaking up some national pride in a cocktail shaker!?

Keep your eyes peeled as we uncover the full range over the coming weeks.

We have done our usual experimenting and been working hard (cocktail tasting is an exhausting task that requires dedication, and expert hand–eye co-ordination in order not to spill a drop).  Our aim; to create six fantastic Minus 33 based cocktails that represent the respective countries either visually or culturally and the best bit is that they are all incredibly easy to make. So easy, you could probably make all six during the half-time of a rugby match.  

 

 

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LoCa Punch

The LoCa Lab have put together another Summer treat for you to enjoy with friends and family. The ingredients are simple and we have put together a short video on our LoCa Bev - Minus 33 Facebook Page to show you how easy this delicious concoction is to make at home. 

All you need is:

250ml Minus 33

250ml Pineapple Juice

250ml Orange Juice

50ml Lime Juice

20ml Sugar Syrup

1 Nutmeg

1 Pineapple

1 Pitcher

1 Bag Ice

 

 

Method:

1) Add 50ml Lime Juice into the pitcher

2) Add 20ml Sugar Syrup

3) Add 250ml Minus 33

4) Add 250ml Pineapple Juice

5) Add 250ml Orange Juice

6) Grate 1/3 Nutmeg into the pitcher

7) Add a few Pineapple slices to the pitcher

8) Add some ice

9) Stir & Enjoy!

 

 

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33 Summer Cup

A perfect complement to the hot weather. If you like Pimms, you'll love this.
Light, refreshing and full of fruit - what better way to enjoy a sunny afternoon or bbq?




INGREDIENTS

25ml Minus 33
25ml Green Tea & Agave Mix 
Fruit A medley of whatever you can get your hands on
Mint Spanked, of course
Soda Water

Calories: 77 

To make the green tea mix, add some green tea and allow to cool, add 1 part Agave / Sugar Syrup for every 1.5 parts of tea. Allow to cool.

Grab a high ball glass, fill with ice, add the Minus 33 followed by the Green Tea mix. Fill the glass with fruit and spank a few leaves of mint (to extract the flavour) and place on top. Top the glass with soda water, add a straw and enjoy!

 

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Bunny Ears Cocktail

Spring has sprung and we've been getting our shades out and picnic hampers ready.

This cocktail is one for the bitter fans, grapefruit and Campari work with Minus 33 to bring a sharp citrusy flavour. But if sharp isn't for you, or if you don't like grapefruit, we've come up with a great substitute for you, just see below.

At 120 calories a glass, this cocktail not only is light, 'springy' and refreshing, it is low calorie too. Bring on the sunshine!

 

(Serves Four)

350mls red or pink grapefruit juice (use pomegranate juice if you prefer sweet over bitter)

350mls low calorie lemonade or use soda water if you like it really bitter! 

120mls Gin

30mls Tablespoons Campari

Ice cubes

Grapefruit or apple wedges for the ears


Method

  1. Stir grapefruit juice, lemonade, gin and Campari together in a pitcher
  2. Fill 4 glasses with ice and top with the cocktail mixture. Cut an angled slice into the fruit then slide onto glass to create the ears

121 calories

 

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England 3+3 Nations Cocktail

Strawberries and Cream


When thinking of an English themed cocktail, we tried to imagine English cuisine. If there is one thing that the English do well, it is a posh dessert, hence why we chose strawberries and cream as our inspiration. With a half Scottish, Irishman and an Englishman in the office, it's been a tense few weeks.  The 'anyone but England' mentality from one-half of the office has been countered by showboating and classic 'English smugness' on the other half.  The fixture vs Ireland is too tough to call, so we'll leave it to you to decide!

As for the cocktail, we have managed to encapsulate the very essence of being English, and it tastes delicious.
Ingredients
 
25ml of Minus 33
150ml of Single Cream
25ml of Strawberry Liqueur
Handful of crushed ice

Method
  1. Fill a large tumbler glass with crushed ice.
  2. Pour in Minus 33 and the single cream.
  3. Bleed the liqueur over the top.
  4. Celebrate the inevitable win of the Six Nations trophy. Apparently, the other Home Unions will only congratulate us as long as we don't brag about it too much.
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