Twelve Days of Cocktails

Dec 9, 2021 | News

On the first day of Christmas school holidays, my true love gave to me… a delicious drink lounging under a palm tree! Well, whoever handed it to us would become our true loves, that’s for sure.  

The Silly Season is well and truly upon us – so why not get creative with some scrumptious and sensational cocktails, dreamed up by the wonderful mixologists and distillers at Anther!  

Here’s one for every day of Christmas – or Chanukah, as our Jewish friends celebrate – or just because. Mazel tov! 

The Avalon 

Not the island and not about Frankie – this is a new twist on the Aviator featuring cherry and citrus notes. 

Anther Australian Dry Gin 45ml 
Anther Cherry Gin 15ml 
Violet Liqueur 5ml 
Citric Acid 15ml 
Sugar Syrup 15ml 

Shake with ice and double strain into a honeycomb, or coupe glass. Garnish: Edible flower, or lemon twist. 

Fine Lady 

Anther Charismatica adds complexity to this modern take on a prohibition era classic. It’s so fine, there’s no telling where your money went. It’s all yours, and we apologise to Robert Palmer. 

Anther Charismatica Gin 45ml 
Marionette Orange Curacao 15ml 
Citric Acid 15ml 
Sugar Syrup 15ml 

Shake with ice and double strain into honeycomb, or coupe glass. Garnish: Edible flower or lemon twist.  

Savoy In 1900 

Step back in time with this powerful cocktail with hints of cherry, coffee and citrus; an aromatic sense-tingler! 

Anther Australian Dry Gin 30ml 
Anther Cherry Gin 15ml 
Madenii Rosso 10ml 
Mr Black  5ml 
Madenii Nocturne   5ml 

Shake with ice and double strain into honeycomb, or coupe glass Garnish: Grapefruit twist.   

Anther Martini 

The Martini is iconic – the classic among classics, the king of kings. This variant features a unique Anther twist – imagine James Bond wearing an Akubra and you’re almost there. 

Anther Australian Dry Gin 45ml 
Madenii Dry 5ml 
Martini Bianco 5ml
Reserva Ambrato 5ml 

Stir with ice in a mixing glass and double strained into a honeycomb, or coupe. Garnish: Lemon, olive or pickled onion. 

Anther Australian Negroni  

Our take on a classic Negroni that’s 100% true-blue, dinky-di Aussie made, mate! Features Anther Australian Dry, Adelaide Hills Bitter Orange, and Ounce Ruby Bitters. 

Anther Australian Dry Gin 30ml 
Adelaide Hills Bitter Orange 20ml 
Imperial Measures Ruby bitters 10ml 
Madenii Rosso 30ml 

Stirred in a mixing glass with ice and double strained into a rocks glass over fresh ice Garnish: Orange Wedge. 

Summer in Geelong 

For those who love the bright, crisp flavours of berries in summer, this is the drink for you! Featuring Anther Geelong Dry, Anther Cherry Gin, The Curious Cabinet Strawberry Shrub and Marionette Mure. 

Anther Geelong Dry Gin 40ml 
Anther Cherry Gin 15ml 
Marionette Mure 10ml 
Curious Cabinet Strawberry Shrub Syrup 15ml 

Stir in a mixing glass with ice, double strained into a honeycomb glass, or coupe. Garnish: Orange twist. 

Cherry Collins 

What’s red, fizzy, and great after dinner? The Cherry Collins, of course.  

Anther Cherry Gin 45ml 
Lemon Juice 5ml 
Citric Acid 10ml 
Sugar Syrup 15ml 
Soda 250ml 

Built in a highball and topped up with ice and soda water. Garnish: Lemon wedge and strawberry. 

Corpse Reviver No. Blue 

Powerful, crisp, and tart, this’ll really wake up the dead! May also be banned in the United Federation of Planets. 

Anther AustrAlian Dry Gin 30ml 
Marionette Blue 15ml 
Maidenii Kina Vermouth 10ml 
Lemon Juice 5ml 
Citric Acid 10ml 
Sugar 10ml

Stir in a mixing glass with ice and double strain into a honeycomb glass, or coupe. Garnish: Lemon twist.  

Anther Blood and Sand 

Though the name doesn’t suggest it, this is a smooth and balanced cocktail, soaked in depth and complexity.  

Anther Cherry Gin 15ml 
Ned Blended Whisky 15ml 
Marionette Bitter Curacao 10ml 

Stir in a mixing glass with ice, double strain into a honeycomb glass, or coupe Garnish: Orange twist.

Summer Song 

When the berries and sweetness of summer arrives – and you do too – this drink is right up your alley! 

Anther Geelong Dry Gin 45ml 
Marionette Orange Curacao 15ml 
Matcha/Sencha Tea 15ml 
Citric Acid 15ml 
Sugar Syrup 15ml 

Stir in a mixing glass with ice, double strained into a honeycomb glass, or coupe. Garnish: Orange twist. 

North Shore Sour 

A cocktail tribute to Geelong’s exquisite north shore. Gin, peach, sweet vermouth, and citrus – what’s not to like? 

Anther Australian Dry Gin 30ml
Marionette Peach Liqueur 10ml  
Madenii Rosso 15ml 
Lemon Juice 5ml 
Citric Acid 10ml 
Sugar Syrup 5ml 

Shake and double strain into a honeycomb, or coupe glass. Garnish: Strawberry, lemon twist, or edible flower. 

Geelong Martinez 

A timeless classic with a modern Geelong twist! Pronounce it “Marteen-AY” or “Marteen-EZZ” – we won’t mind either way.  

Anther Geelong Dry Gin 45ml 
Anther Cherry Gin 15ml 
Madenii Rosso 15ml 
Marionette Groseille 5ml 
Orange Bitters 3 drops 

Stir in a mixing glass with ice, then double strain into a honeycomb glass, or coupe. Garnish: Orange twist. 

Cherry Negroni

This’ll put a smile on your face ten miles wide; true to form with the taste of candy cherries with a Negroni finish.  

Anther Cherry Gin 30mls 
Imperial Measures Ruby Bitters 30mls 
Madenii Rosso 30mls 

Stir in a mixing glass with ice, then double strain over fresh ice into a rocks glass. Garnish: Orange wedge. 

What’s your favourite – or maybe you have your own take? Let us know!  

Happy Holidays and cheers!