Judging by social media right now, self-isolation and mid-week abstinence are not exactly great bedfellows. And, if you’ve got some premium vodka stashed away and are seeking a little liquid solace here and there, we recommend you do it in style, with these three concoctions created by Absolut Elyx’s Global Brand Ambassador Gareth Evans. All alcohol components are currently available to buy for delivery from online stores including Master of Malt, Drink Supermarket and The Whisky Exchange.
2 parts vodka
1 part elderflower liqueur
1 part Lemon Juice
1 pinch dill
2 parts tonic
Garnish: Cucumber slices
Method: Muddle cucumber, swizzle with crushed ice, add tonic and alcohol, top with ice and garnish with dill and cucumber slices.
3 parts vodka
3 parts coconut water
1 part lemon
1 part honey
3 parts prosecco
Glass: Absolut Elyx Copper Balloon Cup (see picture above)or highball
Garnish: Cinnamon stick and orange slices
Method: Build the ingredients over cubed ice, top with prosecco and stir gently to combine. Garnish with cinnamon and orange slices.
5 parts vodka
1 part Lillet Blanc
Glass: Absolut Elyx Copper Cocktail Coupe, Tini Tini Copper Coupe or Glass Cocktail Coupe
Garnish: Lemon Zest
Method: Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and stir over cubed ice and strain into a chilled cocktail coupe and garnish.