Montpeliers makes merry with Christmas cocktails

by Scott Douglas

Thursday, October 23rd, 2008

Montpeliers (Edinburgh) Ltd

Edinburgh’s leading style bar operator has announced a list of Christmas cocktails guaranteed to add a bit of warmth to December’s festivities.

Montpeliers (Edinburgh) Ltd that runs eight of the city’s most cutting-edge venues including Tigerlily, Rick’s and Opal Lounge has added the Festini, Merry Mojito and Yule Mule to its award-winning cocktail menu.

David Johnston, Development Director at Montpeliers, said: “Our team of mixologists has created a delectable Christmas cocktail list.

“Christmas is a time of warming the heart, and these cocktails will definitely do that.

“Our team of mixers have been very creative with classic Christmas flavours to capture the magic of the season but give it a sexy, modern edge.”

The company, which is renowned for its impressive cocktail selection, promises this year’s menu will evoke the smells, tastes and spirit of yuletide.

The cocktails are made of ingredients such as Belvedere vodka, Plymouth gin, Cointreau and orange-based Grand Marnier and all Belvedere cocktails come with a complimentary, disposable camera so all your best moments can be captured!

Mal Spence, Head Mixologists at Rick’s said: “With the Christmas menu we like to take favourite cocktails and give them a festive twist, such as adding seasonal berries for a Merry Mojito or adding chocolate and vanilla spirits to Rocco Prosecco.

“Ultimately, the cocktail menu is the product of all our mixologists bringing their creativity and ideas together to produce a range of drinks that are exciting, delicious and guaranteed to get you into the party spirit.”

Notes to editors:

Cocktail Menu:

Merry Mojito – Bacardi Superior rum, seasonal berries, fresh mint, freshly squeezed lime

Yule Mule – Belvedere vodka, lime juice, cranberry juice, ginger beer (also available in a pitcher) Belvedere Christmas cocktails come with complimentary disposal cameras so all the fun will be captured on camera!!

Hollytini – Plymouth Gin, Noilly Prat, Crème de Menthe

Festini – Absolut Peach, Grand Marnier, cranberry juice, lime

Snowflake – Jim Beam Black, Navan Vanilla Cognac, Rocco Prosecco, Peach Puree

Chocolate Orange – Maker’s Mark Bourbon, Mozart Chocolate liqueur, Cointreau, Cinzano Rosso

Festive Belini – Rocco Prosecco, winter fruit.

OFFERS
Enjoy ‘The Four Days of Christmas’ (Sunday to Wednesday) at Candy Bar + Kitchen, Montpelier’s Bar and Brassiere, Rick’s or Indigo Yard with a 2 course meal from the Christmas menu and a Festive Rocco Belini.

Purchase three or more Belvedere Christmas pitchers and receive a free Belvedere disposable camera.

ENDS

Issued on behalf of Montpeliers (Edinburgh) Ltd by Holyrood Partnership. Contact Suzanne Mackie on (0131) 561 2244 or [email protected].

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