An Espresso Martini is a sophisticated coffee cocktail made with freshly brewed espresso, coffee liqueur, sugar syrup and of course vodka. Its rich, indulgent and creamy and the shot of espresso is a great pick-me-up when you start to flag on a night out.
A Bloody Mary is a vodka based cocktail with tomato juice and other spices and flavourings, and in the United States it is usually consumed in the morning or early afternoon and is a popular hangover cure.
Invented in the early 1900s there are various theories as to the origin of the drink, as well as the origin of its name. As with a lot of cocktails, there are many variations and recipes listed for a Bloody Mary, but tomato juice and vodka are always the common ingredients.
This mocktail is a great summer drink that has a lovely purple hue. Sweet and fruity, it’s sure to be a hit with the children too.