The Peninsula Manila will be featuring Chicago-style prohibition era cocktails at The Bar and Salon de Ning. Some of the cocktails to be featured are below. Drop by the hotel and look for Mr. Austin Moreno if you want to hear more about the stories behind these drinks. Here are the recipes provided by the Manila Pen, so you can try to recreate them at home.
Designed by one of the few women bartenders of the era at the Savoy Hotel in London
30ml Beefeater Gin
30ml sweet vermouth
3 dashes fernet branca
Add ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and stir for 30 seconds.
Strain over a martini glass.
Garnish with an orange twist.
Designed to give men a little extra “vavoom”
45ml Beefeater Gin
30ml orange juice
3 dashes grenadine
3 dashes Benedictine
Add ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and shake.
Strain and pour into a coupe glass.
Garnish with a lychee.
The only real Hong Kong cocktail
Equal parts of ginger ale and ginger beer, a dash of lime cordial, and a dash of Angostura bitters. Garnish with a lemon wheel.
Check out a whole Chicago-themed showcase from a photo exhibit to jazz and blues music, to famous Chicago culinary favorites. Drop by any time from November 2 to November 25 at the Manila Peninsula to Celebrate Chicago with The Peninsula Hotels. Read more about it here.
THE PENINSULA – MANILA
Tel No. 887.2888