Food & Wine


Spritz up your summer drinks this New Year

Here are a few cool cocktails (or mocktails if you omit the alcohol) to try for New Year’s eve.
Try spritzing up your Champas this summer by adding some fresh passionfruit or other fresh berries.

Germain’s Escape

(Makes 1 drink)
50mL Vodka
15mL St Germain
Bundaberg Lemon Lime & Bitters
25mL Lime
2 x dashes Angostura bitters
A sprig of mint to garnish
1. Combine ingredients into shaker
2. Shake, then strain into a sling glass and
top with Bundaberg Lemon Lime & Bitters.
3. Add crushed ice and garnish with a sprig of mint.
4. Enjoy your drink!

Forget Me Not

(Makes 1 drink)
50mL Tequila
15mL Aperol
Bundaberg Pink Grapefruit
20mL Lime juice
Orange and lime wedge to garnish
1. Combine ingredients into a shaker
2. Shake then strain into a tall glass and top with Bundaberg Pink Grapefruit
3. Add ice and orange and lime wedges to garnish
4. Enjoy your drink!

Spicy Pineapple Ginger Mint Punch

(serves 6-8)
You can make this punch as a non-alcoholic version by skipping the white rum and adding more ginger beer.
2 ½ cups fresh pineapple, roughly chopped
½ cup firmly packed fresh mint
Juice of 3 limes and 2 oranges
¾ cup of white rum
1 bottle of Bundaberg Ginger Beer
Sliced wheels of lime, fresh mint, ice to serve
Jalapeño Simple Syrup
¾ cup caster sugar
¾ cup water
1 jalapeño, seeded and sliced
In a small saucepan, bring the water to a boil with the sugar and jalapeño, stirring to dissolve. Let cool completely, then strain the syrup (discarding the jalapeño).
In a food processor, pulse the pineapple and mint until finely chopped. Add to a glass pitcher or jug, top with the juices, jalapeño syrup, and rum. Stir and refrigerate to chill. To serve, pour over ice in tumblers, and top with ginger beer. Garnish with a sprig of mint and wheel of lime.
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