1. The Jean Harlow
Born in 1911, Jean Harlow was a 1930’s sex symbol and was nicknamed the Blonde Bombshell. To make a classic Jean Harlow you will need:
Shake rum and vermouth in a cocktail shaker and garnish with lemon peel.
- The Bill Murray
Everyone’s favourite Ghostbuster, rumour has it that this cocktail was made especially for Bill after he wondered in to The Anchor, New York looking for a drink.
- 40ml Woodford Reserve
- 20ml Lemon Juice
- 20ml Elderflower Liqueur
- 60gms Watermelon
- 5 Basil leaves
- Freshly ground black pepper
Muddle fresh watermelon and basil leaves, add Woodford Reserve, lemon juice and Elderflower Liqueur and ice, then shake. Strain into glass and garnish with pepper and a wedge of watermelon.
- The Shirley Temple
Probably the best known non-alcoholic in the world, the Shirley Temple was invented in the 1930’s at Chasen’s Bar in California to a young and up and coming film star.
Put 7up and ginger ale into a tall glass with ice cubes. Add grenadine and stir. Top with the Maraschino cherry.
- The Charlie Chaplin
Sir Charles Chaplin – the original silver screen celebrity had his premier cocktail made for him by the staff at the world famous Waldorf-Astoria.
- 30ml Apricot Brandy
- 30ml Sloe Gin
- 30ml Lemon juice
Shake ingredients, strain and garnish with a twist of lemon peel.
- The Ginger Rogers
Born in 1911, Ginger Rogers and her dancing partner Fred Astaire revolutionised the musical film genre.
- 40ml Hendricks Gin
- 20ml Lemon Juice
- 55ml Schweppes Ginger Ale
- 20ml Ginger-pepper syrup
- 8 mint leaves plus garnish
Muddle mint and ginger-pepper syrup, add crushed ice, gin and lemon juice then stir. Top with ginger ale and garnish with a mint sprig.
- The David Bowie
British superstar David Bowie and his alter ego Ziggy Stardust are synonymous with the 70’s, this famous cocktail was created by Bowie himself!
- 70ml Chocolate Liqueur
- 15ml Jack Daniels
- Orange wedge
Mix liqueur and bourbon together, fill a tall glass with ice cubes and pour over mixture. Garnish with the orange wedge.
- The Mel Gibson
Controversially named after heated calls with his girlfriend Oksana Grigorievas the Bi-Polar cocktail was created for Mel Gibson but named after Vincent Van Gogh’s condition. (we as a company are not totally convinced by the name but are sure it’ll get you fucked).
- 30ml Bombay Sapphire
- 30ml Smirnoff
- 30ml Jose Cuervo Gold
- 30ml Malibu Rum
- 40ml Sweet ‘n’ Sour Mix
- Splash of Coke
- Splash of Marcello Sparkling Red Wine
Mix all ingredients pour over a long glass of ice cubes and pray!