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THE ASIAN AGE. | PRATYUSHA CHATTERJEE
Published : Jun 27, 2019, 1:23 am IST
Updated : Jun 27, 2019, 1:23 am IST

Drink it the right and responsible way, and cocktails can make your tiresome day turn into a refreshing one with just a few sips.

When asking to the mixologists from Dragonfly, a concept based restaurant at a grand place at the heart of the capital for some of their signature recipes, they were more than happy to share their secret quotients.
 When asking to the mixologists from Dragonfly, a concept based restaurant at a grand place at the heart of the capital for some of their signature recipes, they were more than happy to share their secret quotients.

A well-prepared beverage is an angel which once enters one’s systems makes everything go gaga. But a beverage suits a person only when the makers understands the drinkers taste and mood. A cocktail also comes under the broad roof of beverages, though a lot would not like to accept the fact. And even experienced mixologists have accepted that while a simple  drinks can work wonders, the same can go wrong with a tiny mistake.

When asking to the mixologists from Dragonfly, a concept based restaurant at a grand place at the heart of the capital for some of their signature recipes, they were more than happy to share their secret quotients. Priyank Sukhija took up the venture of shaping this place up in collaboration with the king of hiphop Badshah. Richard Hargroves, a renowned British Mixologist known for his concoctions around the world, has developed 16 signature cocktails that are unique and his creations are a part of the brilliant beverage for Dragonfly Experience. From the United Kingdom to New York to Hong Kong to Cape Town, Richard has worked in industry for over 30 years. Magandeep Singh, a highly awarded sommelier, to select a range of wines that compliment the party vibe along with sensibilities.

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Lust

The mojito given a Japanese makeover. Greater than gin,plum wine, cranberry and apple infused sake are blended together, fresh lime yuzu juice, rose petal and crowned with soda.

  • 2 lime cut into segments
  • 20 ml Yuzu and rose petal syrup
  • 6 rose petals
  • 60 ml Mohito spirit mix
  • 2 dash orange angostura
  • Top with soda
  • Garnish: frosted rose petals and orchid flower (Mojito mix: 300 ml gin, 250 ml wine and apple sake)

Mugen

Japanese whiskey infused with lemongrass shaken hard with fresh lemon juice, dragonfly’s vanilla and lemongrass cordials. Angostura bitters.

  • 60 ml enso whiskey infused with lemongrass
  • 30 ml fresh lemon juice
  • 20 ml lemongrass syrup
  • 10 ml vanilla syrup
  • Dash of Angostura bitters
  • 1 eggwhite
  • Garnish: Angostura drops, flowers

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Mugen

We infuse Heymans Old Tom gin with ginger, muddle fresh ginger and dragonfly’s ginger cordial, fresh lime and cucumber juices and top with soda. For all you ginger lover out there!

  • 60 ml heymans old tom gin
  • Infused with ginmger
  • 2 piece of fresh ginger muddle
  • 10 ml of Monin elder flower
  • 15 ml ginger cordial
  • 25 ml fresh lime juice
  • 20 ml cucumber juice
  • 20 ml soda
  • Garnish with berries

Tags: lemon juice, orchid