Shaken not Stirred – The ‘Shard-Ini’ Cocktail at Quarter Bar & Lounge

Creative Head Barman Carlo Pallone at Quarter Bar & Lounge  is a cocktail-crafting genius – making everything from classic drinks such as the Old-Fashioned, to his latest masterpiece to celebrate the opening of The Shard – The Shard-Ini.

Appropriately named, The Shard-Ini takes customers to new heights with its watermelon and passion fruit flavours. For full details on how to make the cocktal, read on…

Ingredients

  • Watermelon (middle part)
  • Passion Fruit
  • Lime Juice
  • Sugar Syrup
  • Passion Fruit Puree
  • Passion Fruit Liquor
  • Vanilla Infused Vodka

1)      Crush the middle part of some watermelon into a glass

2)      Crush passion fruit into the glass

3)      Add a dash of lime juice

4)      Add a dash of sugar syrup

5)      Add a dash of passion fruit purée

6)      … and passion fruit liquor

7) Add two shots of vanilla infused vodka (to make this insert a some vanilla pods into a bottle of vodka for 3-4 days)

8)      Shake…

9) Serve in a Martini glass…

10)      Enjoy!

If all this seams like far too much effort, head down to Quarter Bar & Lounge and Carlo will conjure one up for you… you will not be disappointed! Located just three minutes walk away from London Bridge Station, Quarter Bar & Lounge, next  to London Bridge Hotel is the perfect stop off en-route from work (or to – on a bad day).

Contributor: Ali Bedford

Quarter Bar & Lounge and London Bridge Hotel are clients of Magellan PR.  Follow them on Twitter: @Quarter_Bar and @LondBridgeHotel and become a fan on Facebook: QuarterBar and LondonBridgeHotel or visit www.londonbridgehotel.com

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