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5 easy-to-make, must-try cocktails for NYE

HT48HRS_Special Updated: Dec 19, 2015 16:40 IST
Compiled by team 48 Hours
Salted Caramel Swirl
Salted Caramel Swirl

Salted Caramel Swirl

Ingredients

* Vanilla vodka: 45ml

* Cream: 60ml

* Caramel syrup: 30ml

* Sea salt, ice

Method: In a Boston shaker, add ice, vodka, cream, caramel syrup and a pinch of ground sea salt. Shake. Pour into a martini glass.

- By Pranav Mody, mixologist, The Sassy Spoon

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Victoria’s Secret

Ingredients

* Vodka: 60ml

* Pineapple juice: 15ml

* Orange juice: 15ml

* Leaves of lemongrass: 4 to 6

* Curry leaves: 3 to 5

* Ginger ale to top

* Sweet and sour mix: 30ml

Method: Muddle lemongrass in a mixing glass and drop curry leaves. Pour remaining ingredients and shake with ice. Double-strain in a highball glass over ice, top with ginger ale, garnish with an orange slice.

- By Eluther Gomes, mixologist, The Daily

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Puffy eyes

Ingredients

* Whisky: 45ml

* Triple Sec or orange liqueur: 15ml

* Dates: 2

* Basil leaves: 3 to 5

* Pineapple juice: 45ml

* Sweet and sour mix: 45ml

Method: Muddle dates in a mixing glass, add basil leaves. Add remaining ingredients with ice and shake. Double-strain in a glass.

- By Eluther Gomes, mixologist, The Daily

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Strawberry Margarita

Ingredients

* Tequila: 45ml

* Triple sec/orange liqueur: 15ml

* Lime juice: 25ml

* Sugar: 1tsp

* Strawberries: 5 to 6

Method: Blend ingredients together and serve over ice. Or blend with crushed ice.

- By Mukul Sharma , mixologist, Havana Café & Bar

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Cuban crush

Ingredients

* Dark rum: 45ml

* Lime juice: 15ml

* Apple juice: 60ml

* Cranberry juice: 60ml

* A dash of Angostura bitters

Method: Mix the ingredients over ice, and serve chilled with a slice of apple.

- By Mukul Sharma , mixologist, Havana Café & Bar