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Diageo Masterclass

Diageo Masterclass

 

JRS_VogueWeddingDelhi_A00405At this luxury fair, brides and grooms-to-be  received a consultation from India’s topmost designers in bridal couture, wedding specialists, India’s best Jewellery designers, gifting services, master classes with leading industry experts and had an opportunity to experience the best brands in the bridal space under one roof. Among the master classes that prevailed was the unique interactive session on rare and exclusive malts by international master Mixologists from Diageo, Zbigniew Zapert and Pedro Rafael. With India being primarily a whiskey drinking country. the experts showcased and educated audiences on Diageo’s finest spirits and malts – especially liquids that would were ideal for weddings. Right from Bar accessories and cocktail shakers as great wedding gifting options to cocktail menus and tips on the finest blends to have at your wedding bar, the two master mixologists gave audiences all the tips, advice and let out secrets to planning one’s wedding bar to suit their tastes. Among some of the cocktails showcased were the following the following :

PEDRO’S COCKTAILS

Good Morning Princess

Gordons              60 ml

Lime Juice           20ml

30 ml Grand Marnier      15ml

1 Bar spoon Orange marmalade

JRS_VogueWeddingDelhi_K00758This twist and surprising cocktail was created in the 1990s by Salvatore Calabrese at the Library Bar in London. It is an adaptation of the ‘Marmalade Cocktail’ created in the 1920s by Harry Craddock which featured in his 1930s book ‘The Savoy Cocktail Book’.

Captain coco loco            

Ciroc      50ml

Balsamic vinegar 10ml

Cranberry juice 20 ml

Dash crack black pepper 1 dash

Crème de cassis  25 ml

JRS_VogueWeddingDelhi_K01032This will give your palate a run for their money, the bitter sweet taste of the balsamic vinegar goes along the unique taste of the crème de cassis and cranberry juice. Ciroc makes drinks drink unforgettable, as the little kick you get from the black pepper in the end.

So Fancy

Smirnoff Black 60 ml

Crème de Cassis 20ml

Pineapple juice 50 ml

Passion fruit juice our puree 20 ml

A very refreshing cocktail, the pineapple juice and passion fruit give this cocktail a new dimension

That balances perfectly with the smoothness of the Smirnoff Black Vodka

ZBI’S COCKTAILS

 Old Fashioned

–          60ml Talisker 10y

–          10ml sugar syrup

–          3 dashes Angostura Bitters

–          Orange zest

Whisky Sour

–          60ml JW Gold Label Reserve

–          20ml lime juice

–          20ml sugar syrup

–          2 dashes angostura

–          One egg white

Back on Black

–          60ml JW Black Label

–          20ml Blackberry Syrup

–          20ml lime juice

–          60ml ginger ale

Golden Gates

–          60ml JW Gold Label

–          60ml Green Tea and spices decoction

Green tea and spices decoction:

–          1000ml strong green tea

–          500gr castor sugar

–          10 cardamom pods

–          Half of a nutmeg seed

–          50gr cinnamon bark

–          Skin of one orange

Boil all ingredients for 20 minutes and cool it down. Fine strain the spices.

Anubhav Sapra is an avid foodie! He is a Founder but proudly calls himself a Foodie-in-chief at Delhi Food Walks. He is also a street-food and Indian regional cuisine connoisseur and loves to write about street-food.