Type: Cocktails

April 26, 2021

Sumac martini

For anyone who thinks they don’t like cocktails because they are too sweet, this is for you. Sumac – the dark red…

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Pineapple and sage martini

This was the first ever cocktail to get on the menu when NOPI opened. It was created by Niall Downey, who was…

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Sotol and mezcal

Ilegal Mezcal Joven is a small-batch mezcal from the Oaxaca region of Mexico. For anyone wondering about the legality of the drink,…

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Spiced pumpkin

The recipe for Bénédictine liqueur has been, ever since the drink was developed in nineteenth-century France by Alexandre Le Grand, a closely…

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Coriander and ginger martini

You can make sugar syrup in either a saucepan or a Kilner (or jam) jar. If making it in a saucepan, mix…

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Chilli fino old-fashioned

Sotol is like the grown-up sibling of tequila and mezcal: the two more rowdy distilled spirits from Mexico. Añejo means ‘aged’, and…

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Banana and cardamom

Some cocktails just do fit the tropical-Caribbean-cliché. Anything involving Velvet Falernum – a long-time staple in the bars of Barbados – is…

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Kumquat and passion fruit

We use Tapatio Reposado tequila in our NOPI cocktails. Reposado means ‘rested’ in Spanish. Having aged for about 4 months in ex-Bourbon…

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Rooibos old-fashioned

Fernet Branca is a bitter, black, sharp Italian spirit. It’s made up of 27 herbs from 4 different countries. Rumours and myths…

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