‘Tis Time for Celebration – Augustus

Augustus By Mudbrick teamed up with Verve to show us how to make these decadent cocktails and desserts, just in time for the festive season. 


Recipes — Augustus by Mudbrick
Photos — Vanessa and Michael Lewis

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Coconut Mojito

  • 60ml Coconut Infused Plantation No.3 Rum
  • 15ml Monin coconut syrup
  • 5x mint leaves
  • 12x lime wedge
  • 1x barspoon brown sugar
  • soda of your choice

Add all ingredients into longdrink glass and muddle. Top up with crushed ice and soda. Garnish with fresh mint spring and lime wheel.



Espresso Martini

  • 45ml Blue Duck Vodka
  • 15ml Kahlua
  • 30ml espresso
  • 30ml simple syrup

Shake well with ice. Double strain into martini glass and garnish with three coffee beans.



Strawberry Magaritas

  • 45ml Strawberry Infused Don Julio Tequila
  • 15ml Cointreau
  • 30ml Lime Juice
  • 12ml Monin Strawberry Syrup
  • fresh strawberry cut in half

Place all ingredients into shaker with ice. Shake well and double strain into coupe glass. Garnish with half strawberry floating on top.




Pisco Sour

  • 60ml Waqar Pisco
  • 60ml chickpea brine
  • 30ml ime juice
  • 30ml sugar syrup

Shake with hawthorne spiral and four ice cubes. Serve in coupe glass and garnish with dehydrated lime and three dried flower leaves.