Cocktail Recipes

#MorrisonAtHome Recipes

Nothing better than a well-balanced drink to pair with a delicious meal, right?

With that in mind, we brought our talented Quay 14 bartenders team to make of all #MorrisonAtHome sessions a delectable restaurant-quality experience, prepared in the comfort of your own home.

Check out below all released cocktail recipes, standard preparations and a few tips from our crew on alternatives bar tools that you can find at home:

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While we have to remain closed for a little while longer, we are very much looking forward to the day when we can re-open and welcome you all back so we can make new #MorrisonMemories together.


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Alternative bar tools & Standard preps

Warriors of the Glen 19
Check out below standard preparations and a few tips from our crew on alternative bar tools that you can find at home:

Preparing Simple Sugar Syrup:
. Standard ratio: one part water to one part sugar (1:1)

- Heat the water in a small saucepan over medium-low heat until hot - don’t bring to boil.
- Add the sugar and stir until fully dissolved.
- Let the syrup cool to room temperature before using or storing.
  
  *You can store it in the refrigerator for up to 3 weeks: just transfer the simple syrup into a glass jar.


Alternatives tools:

- Cocktail shaker
  . Jam/Pasta Sauce Jar - wash it out, fill with ice and ingredients, screw the lid on tightly and shake hard!
  . Sports Bottle - leak proof sports bottles is the perfect cocktail shaker, just make sure you close the spout first.
  . Protein Shaker - its main use is to shake liquids, so why not use it to shake better liquids?

- Cocktail strainer
  . Lid of jar or bottle

- Cocktail fine strainer
  . Tea strainer

- Cocktail Jigger 
  . Measuring spoons
  . Tablespoon rule: 
    1 tablespoon = 15mls
    1 teaspoon = 5mls

Morrison Irish Coffee

Recipe Irish coffee
Necessary tools:
. 1 heatproof glass or mug
. 1 teaspoon
. 1 tablespoon
. 1 empty glass jar with lid
. 2 to 3 ice cubes

Preparing thick Fresh Cream:
- To get that nice and thick fresh cream layer, pour the Fresh Cream into an empty, clean glass jar with lid (or a sports bottle).
- Add 2 to 3 ice cubes – make sure to close the lid or bottle spout properly.
- Shake it for 2 minutes.
- Remove ice cubes with a clean spoon.

Preparing Dairy-Free Whipped Cream:
. 400ml can coconut milk      
  (chilled at least 12 hours)
. 1 tablespoon Maple syrup
. ½ teaspoon Vanilla extract
. Pinch of salt

- Spoon the white, solid layer off the top of the coconut milk can and place it in a medium bowl.
- Using a hand mixer, beat at medium speed until it forms stiff peaks (2 to 3 minutes).
- Add syrup, vanilla and pinch salt and gently stir it.

Preparing Irish Coffee:
. 70ml black coffee 
  (espresso + hot water 
  or filtered coffee)
. 35ml Irish whiskey
. 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
. 100ml Fresh cream
. 3 Coffee beans

- Pour the coffee, Irish whiskey and sugar into the mug or heatproof glass.
- Stir to combine - if adding granulated sugar, take care to stir until dissolved.
- Using the back of the teaspoon, pour gently the fresh cream over the top.
- Add coffee beans on the top as garnish.


Here at Quay14 Bar, we make our Irish Coffee the Dublin way, with Teeling Whiskey Small Batch. But you can use any of your Emerald Isle favourite to give an extra kick to your beverage.

Cannonball - Espresso Martini

Recipe Cannonball
Necessary tools:
. 1 coup or martini glass or small wine glass
. 1 cocktail shaker or protein shaker or glass jar with lid
. 1 jigger or tablespoon rule or measuring spoons
. 1 cocktail strainer or lid of jar or bottle
. 1 cocktail fine strainer or tea strainer

Preparing Cannonball Espresso Martini:
. Ice cubes
. 20ml Coffee Liqueur
. 45ml Vodka
. 50ml Black Coffee (espresso, instant or French press coffee)
. 10ml Sugar Syrup
. Coffee beans for garnish

- Add ice to your shaker.
- Add the Coffee Liqueur, Vodka, Coffee and Sugar syrup.
- Close the shaker or alternative tool and give a good shake.
- Fine strain it into your glass.
- Add coffee beans on the top as garnish.

Enjoy!

Crazy Love

Recipe Crazy Love
Necessary tools:
. 1 glass of your preference
. 1 cocktail shaker or protein shaker or glass jar with lid
. 1 jigger or tablespoon rule or measuring spoons
. 1 cocktail strainer or lid of jar or bottle
. 1 cocktail fine strainer or tea strainer

Preparing Crazy Love:
. Ice cubes
. 4/5 raspberries or 35ml raspberry syrup/jam
. 35ml Fubá Cachaça 
. 20ml St. Germain Elderflower liqueur
. 20ml Lime juice
. Soda water to top up
. Fresh raspberries and mint sprint as garnish

- Add ice to your shaker.
- Add the fresh raspberries or syrup/jam, Cachaça, Elderflower Liqueur and the lime juice.
- Close the shaker or alternative tool and give a good shake.
- You can add some simple sugar syrup if you want to make it sweeter.
- Fine strain over ice (crushed or cubed) in your favourite glass.
- Top up with the soda water.
- Garnish with a couple of fresh raspberries and a mint spring.
- Have a sip… Feel the love.

Enjoy!

Nancy Whiskey - Old Fashioned

Recipe Old Fashioned
Necessary tools:
. A stirring glass
. Rocks glass
. A bar spoon or teaspoon
. 1 jigger or measuring spoon
. 1 cocktail strainer or a jar lid 
. Fruit peeler or fruit knife

Preparing Old Fashioned:
. 1 sugar cube or ½ teaspoon granulated sugar or 10ml sugar syrup
. 2-3 dashes Angostura bitters
. 35ml Woodford Reserve Bourbon
. 25ml Jameson BlackBarrel 
. Garnish: orange peel

- Add the sugar & bitters to a stirring glass or directly to your rocks glass.
  If it’s a sugar cube, muddle it until it dissolves – add a bar spoon of water if needed.
- Add the Bourbon and the Irish Whiskey.
- Fill the glass with ice cubes and gently stir to combine.
- With a bar spoon, stir, stir, stir until chilled and properly diluted.
- Pour it in a chilled rock glass, over cubed ice.
- Cut a piece of orange peel and hold it between finger & thumb over the glass. 
- Quickly bend the orange peel to express the oils from the skin 
- Drop the orange peel into the drink.

Enjoy!

*Quay 14 Bartender tip:
A spoon of sugar syrup can cut your prep time in half, but it won’t guarantee the same weight & texture, but it can be used if you wish to keep a modern twist.
Use brown granulated sugar or a sugar cube if you want to have it like they did back in the 19th century.