• Danny Joyce | Editor

The 12 Drinks of Christmas from Lyre's | Non-alcoholic Mocktails

"ON THE FIRST DAY OF CHRISTMAS MY TRUE LOVE SENT TO ME.. A LYRE’S CHRISTMAS AMARETTI!" …And 11 other non–alcoholic Festive Tipples created by Brand Ambassador Richie Delahoyde

Celebrate the festive season with Lyre’s 12 Drinks of Christmas. Top Dublin mixologist Richie Delahoyde, and Brand Ambassador at the multi-award-winning non-alcoholic spirits brand has created a selection of delectable cocktail recipes to enjoy over the coming weeks when you fancy a ‘chill and sip’ at the fire or want to toast the season with close friends or family. Whether you are the designated driver, a moderate drinker or simply don’t want to worry about the morning after, Lyre’s has the perfect solution for those who wish to celebrate in style this party season. With a spirit to suit all tastes, Lyre’s 12 Drinks of Christmas will satisfy even the most discerning of drinkers. From Amaretti and American Malt to Spiced Cane Spirit and Pink London Spirit, Lyre’s selection of 13 premium non-alcoholic spirits can be combined or enjoyed with a range of premium mixers and garnishes to create a sumptuous sip. Lyre’s 12 Drinks of Christmas cover all bases from cocktail classics to festive tipples and provide the perfect addition this December.

 

The 12 Drinks of Christmas

Pink London Spirit - €25.99


1. The Pink 75 • 40ml Lyre’s Pink London Spirit • 20ml Lemon Juice • 10ml Sugar Syrup Topped with Lyre’s Classico. Built in the glass, stir to combine. Served in a champagne flute. Garnished with a lemon zest.

2. Lyre’s Pink London Spritz • 50ml Lyre’s Pink London Spirit • 90ml Lyre’s Classico • 90ml Mediterranean Tonic Built in the glass, stir to combine. Served over ice in a wine glass. Garnished with lemon slices and fresh raspberries.


3. Clover Club • 50ml Lyre’s Pink London Spirit • 25ml Lemon juice • 1 spoon of Raspberry Jam • 1 egg white Shaken and strained. Served in a coupe glass. Garnished with a raspberry skewer.


Amaretti - €23.84

4. Lyre’s Amaretti Sour • 50ml Lyre’s Amaretti • 25ml Fresh Lemon Juice • 10ml Sugar Syrup • 1 egg white Shaken and strained. Served in a rocks glass over ice. Garnished with an orange zest.

5. Affogato • 1 scoop of vanilla ice cream • 40ml Lyre’s amaretti • 75ml Fresh Espresso Served Layered in a bowl. Garnished with chocolate flakes. 6. Amaretti for Christmas • 50ml Lyre’s Amaretti • 50ml Lemon and Ginger Tea (chilled) • 25ml Lemon Juice • 10ml Honey Syrup Shaken and strained. Served in a rocks glass over ice. Garnished with a lemon zest.

American Malt - €23.84

7. Reindeer Nose • 50ml Lyre’s American Malt • 75ml Pomegranate Juice • 30ml Lemon Juice • 10ml Honey Syrup Shaken and strained. Served in a rocks glass over ice. Garnished with a Cinnamon stick. 8. Winter Punch • 50ml Lyre’s American Malt • 50ml Apple and Cinnamon Tea (chilled) • 25ml Fresh Lemon Juice • 1 Spoon of Blackberry Jam Shaken and strained. Served in a rocks glass over ice. Garnished with Blackberries.

9. Merry Cobbler • 50ml Lyre’s American Malt • 15ml Lemon Juice • 90ml Ginger Ale Built in the glass. Served in a tall slim glass over ice. Garnished with a lemon wedge.

Spiced Cane Spirit - €23.84 10. Cuba Libre • 50ml Lyre’s Spiced Cane Spirit • 90ml Cola • 15ml Fresh Lime Juice Built in the glass. Served in a rocks glass over ice. Garnished with a lime wedge. 11. Spiced Passionstar Martini • 50ml Lyre’s Spiced Cane Spirit • 20ml passion fruit juice • 20ml fresh lemon juice • 10ml Sugar syrup Lyre’s Classico served on the side. Shaken and strained. Served in a coupe glass. Garnished with passion fruit.

12. Spiced Cane Mule • 50ml Lyre’s Spice Cane Spirit • 90ml Spicy Ginger Beer • 15ml Fresh Lime Juice Built in the glass, stir to combine. Served in a mug over ice. Garnished with a lime wedge. Sugar syrup Place two parts sugar to one part water in a pot, stir to combine and bring to a boil. Allow to cool and you have sugar syrup. Honey Syrup Mix 5 parts honey to one part boiling water and stir till combined.

Lyre’s collection of premium spirits are available to purchase from Dunnes Stores, Tesco & Supervalu stores nationwide and the ready to drink premixes are available at Tesco. The entire range can also be purchased at www.lyres.eu


Slán go fóill,

Danny