Cocktails

Classic cocktails with a Cardrona twist. Simple to make at home to enjoy an elegant tipple with friends.

Our Cocktails

  • Example Image of Rose Rabbit Bellini
    Rose Rabbit Bellini
  • Example Image of Elderflower Sour
    Elderflower Sour
  • Example Image of Bonfire Spritz
    Bonfire Spritz
  • Example Image of Cosmo to Go
    Cosmo to Go
  • Example Image of Otago Nights Sour
    Otago Nights Sour
  • Example Image of Orange & Saffron
    Orange & Saffron
  • Example Image of Kiwi & Cardamom Spritz
    Kiwi & Cardamom Spritz
  • Example Image of Halloween Highball
    Halloween Highball
  • Example Image of New Years Eve
    New Years Eve
  • Example Image of Cardrona Negroni
    Cardrona Negroni
  • Example Image of Butterscotch & Cider Highball
    Butterscotch & Cider Highball
  • Example Image of Bloody Mary – American style
    Bloody Mary – American style
  • Example Image of Butterscotch Lebowski
    Butterscotch Lebowski
  • Example Image of Vodka, soda, lime & thyme!
    Vodka, soda, lime & thyme!
  • Example Image of Butterscotch Sublime
    Butterscotch Sublime
  • Example Image of Orange Soda
    Orange Soda
  • Example Image of Earl’s Iced Tea
    Earl’s Iced Tea
  • Example Image of Cardroni
    Cardroni
  • Example Image of The Reid’s Garden
    The Reid’s Garden
  • Example Image of Espresso Martini
    Espresso Martini
  • Example Image of Gisborne Collins
    Gisborne Collins
  • Example Image of Angels’ Share
    Angels’ Share
  • Example Image of Cherry Bramble
    Cherry Bramble
  • Example Image of Valley Reviver
    Valley Reviver
  • Example Image of Wild Blossom
    Wild Blossom
  • Example Image of Alpine Sour
    Alpine Sour
  • Example Image of Raspberry Cooler
    Raspberry Cooler
  • Example Image of Southern Spritzer
    Southern Spritzer
  • Example Image of the reid in Paris
    the reid in Paris
  • Example Image of Cardrona Old Fashioned
    Cardrona Old Fashioned
  • Example Image of Apres Ski
    Apres Ski
Rose Rabbit Bellini
  • 2 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients

15ml Rose Rabbit Orange Liqueur

15ml Rose Rabbit Elderflower Liqueur

15ml Passionfruit Puree

Top with Prosecco

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Method

Glass: Flute

Method: Add the Rose Rabbit liqueurs and passionfruit puree to a glass, stir and top with Prosecco

Garnish with orange

Elderflower Sour
  • 3 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients

25ml Rose Rabbit Elderflower Liqueur

15ml the reid Single Malt Vodka

20ml Lemon Juice

20ml 1:1 Sugar Syrup

1 egg white

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Method

Glass: Coupe

Method: Add all ingredients to a shaker, shake and strain

Garnish: Rose Petals

Bonfire Spritz
  • 2 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients

20ml Rose Rabbit Elderflower Liqueur

5ml Mezcal

10ml White Cacao Liqueur

Premium quality soda water top

 

 

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Method

Glass: Highball

Method: Add all ingredients and stir over ice before topping with soda

Garnish: Gypsophila

Cosmo to Go
  • 10 mins
  • Medium

Ingredients

35ml the reid Single Malt Vodka

10ml Rose Rabbit Orange Liqueur

40ml *Red Berry and Grapefruit Syrup

*Add 30 grams of red berries and 10 grams of grapefruit zest to a blender with 200 grams of caster sugar and 200 grams of water. Blend and strain. Store in the fridge for up to 5 days.

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Method

Glass: Hipflask / Coupe

Method: Add all ingredients over ice to dilute, pour into a hipflask for later, or serve fresh.

Garnish: None / Orange Zest

Otago Nights Sour
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients

35ml Just Hatched Single Malt Whisky

20ml *Manuka Honey Syrup

20ml Fresh Lemon Juice

20ml Egg Whites

Float Central Otago Pinot Noir

*Add 2 parts honey to 1 part water and incorporate on a low heat (do not boil). Cool and store.

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Method

Glass: Old Fashioned

Method: Add all ingredients (apart from the wine) to a shaker, add ice and shake hard. Strain over ice and slowly pour the Pinot Noir to float.

 

Orange & Saffron
  • 120 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients

25ml Rose Rabbit Orange Liqueur

25ml *Saffron Dry Vermouth

25ml Suze

*Add 1 gram of Saffron per 100ml Dry Vermouth and leave to infuse in the fridge for 2 hours. Strain and store.

** Turmeric also works for a delicious substitute for Saffron

***Top with Prosecco for a spritz with a twist

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Method

Glass: Old fashioned

Method: Add all ingredients to ice and stir

Garnish: Lemon zest

Kiwi & Cardamom Spritz
  • 10 mins
  • Medium

Ingredients

30ml The Source Pure Cardrona Gin

20ml *Kiwi Fruit & Cardamom Syrup

10ml Fresh Lemon Juice

Prosecco top

*Add the flesh of 2 kiwis and 5 grams of cardamom pods to a blender with 200 grams of sugar and 200 grams of water. Blend and strain. Store in the fridge for up to 5 days.

 

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Method

Glass: Flute

Method: Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice and shake hard. Strain into a flute and top with prosecco.

Garnish: Lemon zest

Halloween Highball
  • 5 mins
  • Medium

Ingredients

25ml the reid Single Malt Vodka

50ml Half and Half

25ml Cold Brew Coffee

25ml Rose Rabbit Butterscotch Liqueur

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Method

Glass: Highball

Method: Add all ingredients (apart from the half and half) to a glass and fill with ice. Give the half and half a quick whisk or shake before pouring slowly into the glass with the other ingredients to layer.

Garnish: Marshmallow Ghost

New Years Eve
  • 15 mins
  • Medium

Ingredients

35ml Just Hatched Single Malt Whisky

15ml *Champagne Cordial

2 Dashes Rose Rabbit Orange Liqueur

*Add equal parts sugar and water to a pan with an equal volume of Champagne and stir on a low heat. Allow to cool and store for up to 5 days.

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Method

Glass: Old Fashioned

Method: Add all ingredients to ice and stir to desired dilution

Garnish: Orange zest

Cardrona Negroni
  • 2 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients

25ml The Source Pure Cardrona Gin

25ml Coffee Bean Campari

25ml Sweet Vermouth

2 Dashes Rose Rabbit Orange Liqueur

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Method

Glass: Old Fashioned

Method: Add all ingredients to ice and stir to desired dilution

Garnish: Orange zest

Butterscotch & Cider Highball
  • 15 mins
  • Medium

Ingredients

30ml Rose Rabbit Butterscotch Liqueur

100ml Aspall Cider

10ml *Vanilla Cinnamon Syrup

* Split 1 vanilla pod : 2 cinnamon sticks, in equal parts sugar and water on a low heat until incorporated and tastes sweet and spicy. Strain and bottle

 

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Method

Glass: Highball

Method: Mix all ingredients together on a low heat for a winter warmer!

Garnish: Cinnamon stick

Bloody Mary – American style
  • 15 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients

40ml the reid single malt vodka

1 strip bacon (crispy American style)

120ml Big Tom tomato juice

2 dash (to taste) Chipotle Tobasco

Creole Salt Rim – Add a pinch of sea salt, paprika and chipotle flakes to a ramekin and stir together. 

 

 

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Method

Glass: Highball

Method: Add all ingredients to a glass & stir.

Garnish: Bacon strip & Creole rim

Butterscotch Lebowski
  • 1 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients

45ml Rose Rabbit butterscotch liqueur

30ml shot of espresso

Topped with milk

Garnish with a cinnamon stick

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Method

Built over ice

Vodka, soda, lime & thyme!
  • 1 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients

45ml the reid single malt vodka

Top with premium quality soda water

Garnish with fresh lime & a sprig of thyme

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Method

Built over ice

Butterscotch Sublime
  • 1 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients

45ml Rose Rabbit Butterscotch Liqueur

Freshly squeezed lime quarter

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Method

Built over ice

Orange Soda
  • 2 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients

45mls Rose Rabbit Orange Liqueur

Top with premium quality soda water

Garnish with fresh mint

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Method

Built over ice

Earl’s Iced Tea
  • 10 mins
  • Medium

Ingredients

45ml Rose Rabbit Orange Liqueur

Cold Earl Grey Tea (steeped overnight )

Garnish with your choice of mint, fruit or cucumber

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Method

Built over ice

Cardroni
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients

10mls Rose Rabbit Orange Liqueur

30mls The Source Pure Cardrona Gin

30ml Campari

Garnish – High Quality Dark Chocolate garnish (we love Whittakers 62%)

Finish garnish with sprig of thyme

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Method

Built

The Reid’s Garden
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients

45mls the reid single malt vodka

100ml cranberry juice

Wasabi

Ginger Beer Top

Garnish with fresh basil or mint

 

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Method

Method: shaken with cranberry juice

Add ginger beer at the end & garnish

Espresso Martini
  • 2 mins
  • Medium

Ingredients

  • 25ml The Reid Single Malt Vodka
  • 25ml Fresh Espresso
  • 25ml Coffee Liqueur
  • Coffee Beans
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Method

Shaken & Strained

Gisborne Collins
  • 3 mins
  • Medium

Ingredients

  • 30ml The Source
  • 10ml Rose Rabbit Orange
  • 10ml Pickle Brine
  • Soda
  • Thyme
  • Orange zest
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Method

Built

Angels’ Share
  • 5 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients

  • 45ml The Reid
  • 10ml PX Sherry
  • 10ml Sweet Vermouth
  • Lemon Zest
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Method

Stir & Strain

Cherry Bramble
  • 2 mins
  • Hard

Ingredients

  • 30ml The Source
  • 1 tsp Black Cherry Jam
  • 10ml Dry vermouth
  • 5ml Maraschino
  • Jack Rudy Cherry
  • Mint
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Method

Shake & Strain

Valley Reviver
  • 5 mins
  • Medium

Ingredients

35ml The Source

15ml Rose Rabbit Orange

20ml Lemon

10ml 1:1 Sugar Syrup

1 egg white

 

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Method

Sling

Wild Blossom
  • 3 mins
  • Medium

Ingredients

  • 25ml Rose Rabbit Elderflower
  • 15ml The Reid
  • 20ml Lemon Juice
  • 20ml 1:1 Sugar Syrup
  • 1 egg white
  • Rose petals
  • Mint Leaf
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Method

Shake & Strain

Alpine Sour
  • 5 mins
  • Medium

Ingredients

  • 15ml The Source
  • 15ml Rose Rabbit Orange
  • 15ml Lemon
  • 10ml 1:1 Sugar Syrup
  • 1 Egg White
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Method

Shake & Strain
Garnish with dehydrated
orange/orange zest

Raspberry Cooler
  • 2 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients

  • 40ml The SOURCE
  • 20ml Lemon Juice
  • 10ml Sugar
  • 4 Raspberries
  • Mint
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Method

muddle raspberries and sugar, add rest and churn

Southern Spritzer
  • 2 mins
  • Easy

Ingredients

  • 30ml Rose Rabbit Orange
  • 15ml Sloe Gin
  • 20ml Lime
  • 10ml 1:1 Simple
  • 2dsh Peach bitters
  • Soda
  • Orange Zest
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Method

Built

the reid in Paris
  • mins
  • Easy

Ingredients

  • 35ml the reid single malt vodka
  • 15ml Black Raspberry Liqueur
  • 40ml Pineapple Juice
  • dehydrated pineapple & rose petals
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Method

Shake & Strain

Cardrona Old Fashioned
  • 3 mins
  • Medium

Ingredients

  • 25ml Rose Rabbit Orange
  • 25ml Bourbon
  • 2 dash Chocolate bitters
  • Orange zest
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Method

Stirred

Apres Ski
  • 3 mins
  • Medium

Ingredients

  • 25ml Rose Rabbit Orange Liqueur
  • 150ml Hot Chocolate
  • Grated Nutmeg
  • Cinnamon Twirl
  • Swirly Cream
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Method

Built

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