Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Saturday Spirits: Twin Punch by Trevor Luke

Twin Punch - a male and female cocktail made by Trevor Luke.

Twin Punch - a male and female cocktail made by Trevor Luke.

When mixologist Trevor Luke from the Academy of Bartending, Spirits & Wines told us he’d be making two cocktails in one sitting, it sounded tempting, but, we were sceptical.

Will one be as good as the other? Can it all fit in the frame? How will this translate? Why not make one cocktail?

Luke is super confident and asserted “just wait, you will love them both,” and we did!

WATCH AS HE SHAKES THEN POURS TWIN PUNCH

And here’s the recipe…

Ingredients

Guava (for girls)

2 oz Guava-rosemary-infused syrup

1 oz Martell Cognac

1 oz Appleton Reserve

½ oz lime juice

½ oz pink simple syrup

2 drops sweet bitters

Starfruit (for boys)

2 oz Starfruit-rosemary-infused syrup

1 oz Martell Cognac

1 oz Appleton Reserve

½ oz lime juice

½ oz blue simple syrup

2 drops sour bitters

Method

Pour lime juice into shakers

Add pink syrup for the girl, blue syrup for the boy

Add 1 oz Martell to both shakers

Add 1oz Appleton Reserve

Add two drops of sour to boy cocktail

Add two drops of sweet to girl cocktail

Add ice and shake

Pour into Tiki glasses

Top off boy cocktail with star apple, girl cocktail with guava

Garnish with fruit umbrellas

Enjoy!

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