Recipes

We have asked some of the top mixologists and bar tenders to share their signature cocktail recipes, so you can recreate a flavour of Chill Fest at home. From Malmaison’s Leith’s a Peach to Roseleaf’s Cheeky Monkey or Sofi’s Tropical Leith you’ll be able to find your Festival favourite drinks, which are certain to tickle the taste buds of your friends and family, right here.

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Leith Aviation Club

by Boda

25ml Leith Gin
12.5ml lychee liqueur
12.5ml Creme de Violette
20ml lemon juice
10ml cherry syrup
Muddled cherries and ginger

Shake in a cocktail shaker and serve over crushed ice in a rocks glass, topped with club soda.

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The Sirius

by Finn & Bear

50ml Bacardi 8 Dark Rum
25ml lime & ginger shrub
12.5ml smoky cardamom syrup

Shake in a cocktail shaker and serve over crushed ice in a tumbler. Top with a splash of soda and garnish with a slice of fresh ginger and lime.

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JP Ginger Bee

by Joseph Pearce

37.5ml Absolut Vodka
12.5ml homemade honey syrup
12.5ml lime juice
Schweppes ginger beer float

Mix ingredients together in a jam jar and top with crushed ice and ginger beer, then garnish with an orange wedge.

 
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Plum Lust

by The Lioness of Leith

37.5ml Finlandia Vodka
25ml Briottet Framboise
25ml lime juice
10ml Campari
1/2 muddled plum

Muddle half a plum in a cocktail shaker, then mix with the other ingredients. Strain into a tall glass and top with ice and soda.

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Kiss Me Hardy

by The Lord Nelson

25ml Leith Gin
25ml elderflower liqueur
100ml Fever Tree Mediterranean Tonic

Mix ingredients together and serve in a Copa glass, garnished with fresh mint and lemon.

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Leith's a Peach

by Malmaison

35ml Leith Gin
15ml Passoa Liqueur
15ml lime juice
10ml sugar syrup
Spoon of peach puree

Shake ingredients together in a cocktail shaker and strain into a Hobstar glass. Top with crushed ice, mint and a dehydrated lime slice.

 
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Tropical Leith

by Sofi's

50ml Jim Beam
50ml pineapple juice
25ml apple juice
4 drops orange bitters
2 drops lingonberry syrup

Shake ingredients in a cocktail shaker and strain into a tumbler with ice. Garnish with a slice of orange.

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Apple of My Eye

by Papillon

25ml Tanqueray Gin
25ml lemon juice
25ml sugar syrup
25ml elderflower cordial
25ml apple juice
2 dashes peach bitters
1 egg white

Shake in a cocktail shaker with ice, until a foam begins to form. Pour into a chilled martini glass and garnish with apple slices. 

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Cheeky Monkey

by Roseleaf

35ml Monkey Shoulder Whisky
Homemade ginger beer
1 dash Angostura bitters
Squeeze of fresh lime

Mix together the whisky, bitters and fresh lime, then add to a glass with crushed ice, and top with homemade ginger beer - with a cheeky wee monkey on the side!

 
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Maritime Sling

by Miss Woo's

37.5ml Leith Gin
12.5ml simple syrup
12.5ml Chambord
6.25ml Benedictine
6.25ml Cointreau
6.25ml pineapple juice
1 dash bitters

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a tall glass with ice, and top with a dehydrated pineapple slice.

 
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Persevere

by The Granary

25ml Hendricks Gin
25ml lime juice
25ml sugar syrup
25ml elderflower cordial

Shake all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker, then strain into a glass filled with crushed ice. Garnish with sliced cucumber and fresh mint.

 

 
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Love Thy Nobles

by Nobles

37.5ml Love Gin
10ml Creme de Peche
15ml Blackcurrant puree
10ml Vanilla Gomme
Lime juice

Combine all the ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice, and mix well. Strain the cocktail over ice into a tumbler, and garnish with fresh blackberries and lime.

 
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Locally Blissed

by Toast

25ml Selkie Gin
25ml white wine
12.5ml Cointreau
50ml freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
12.5ml freshly squeezed orange juice
10ml sugar syrup

Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice, the double strain into a coupe glass. Garnish with a dehydrated orange slice.

 
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The Leith Ritz

by The Black Fox by The Shore

35ml Absolut Mandarin
25ml Calvados apple brandy
25ml fresh mango
15ml lemon juice
10ml gomme syrup
Prosecco

Shake with ice in a cocktail shaker, then fine strain into a wine glass with ice and pomegranate seeds. Top up with sparkling prosecco.

 

 
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Sailor Victoria

by Victoria

50ml Sailor Jerry
25ml cranberry juice
12.5ml gomme syrup
2 dashes cucumber bitters
Cidersmiths

Add the ingredients to a cocktail shaker and shake with ice. Strain into a tumbler with ice and sliced cucumber, then top with Cidersmiths cider.

 
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Festival's Finest

by The Barologist

20 ml Red Berry Ciroc
10ml Cointreau Blood Orange
10ml passionfruit liquer
10ml peach liqueur
20ml lime juice
25ml cranberry juice

Shake all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice, then strain into a flute glass. Garnish with red berries and a twist of lime zest.

 

 
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Mango Your Own Way

by Woodland Creatures

37.5ml Absolut Mango Vodka
25ml Passoa liqueur
Pineapple juice

Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a dehydrated mango slice.

 
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Tapa Mojito

by Tapa

25ml Bacardi Carta Blanca
25ml sugar syrup
4 lime wedges
10 mint leaves
Crushed ice

Roll a lime with the heel of your hand to enhance the flavour, then cut into wedges. Add it a glass with the rum, sugar syrup and mint leaves, then muddle. Fill 3/4 of the glass with crushed ice, then mix well. Top up with more crushed ice and garnish with a sprig of fresh mint.