Love Watching Lupin? Try These 6 Themed Cocktails
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The mysterious world of Lupin awaits! This thrilling Netflix series follows professional thief Assane Diop as he embarks on daring heists and impossible capers to expose the injustice that befell his family. Inspired by the classic French character Arsène Lupin, Assane uses disguise and deception to infiltrate the wealthy elites. From the streets of Paris to the halls of the Louvre, Lupin will have you on the edge of your seat with its sleek style, witty dialogue, and plenty of twists and turns. So, naturally, Lupin-themed drinks and cocktails would also be sleek, stylish and suave, right? 

Each drink matches the mood of a different character, with names that nod to their role in Lupin's circle. For instance, the floral yet complex Zenobia cocktail fits the charming Assane Diop's love interest. The sweet and bubbly Babette is reminiscent of Lupin's right-hand woman. Whether enjoying the show solo or hosting a watch party, these effortless elixirs provide a splash of Lupin’s panache without complicated mixing. Sip on the adventures, cunning, and relationships that unfold on-screen with drinks that capture the essence of the show's spirit.  

Sip on a smooth Arsène Martini, shaken not stirred, as you follow Assane's cunning heists and narrow escapes. The Poison Berry mixes sweet and tart flavours for a drink as cunning as Lupin himself. Channel your inner master of disguise with a Disappearing Act, a smoky concoction that will leave your tastebuds guessing. Each sip is an adventure in the making. Let these elusive elixirs stir your imagination and wanderlust. But be warned - their charm may inspire a heist of your own! 

With these 6 perfect cocktails in hand, step into Lupin's world of high-stakes heists and high-society hijinks. 

Arsène's Potion  

Sip this delightful floral gin cocktail and observe the botanical notes of juniper and lavender swirl together, uplifted by bright citrus. Just 30 ml each of London Dry gin and lavender liqueur pair beautifully with 15 ml of lemon juice and a dash of syrup. Shake it all vigorously with ice, then strain into a chilled glass. Garnish your creation with a bright lemon twist. One sip and sweep away to the French countryside, with the breeze in your hair and the scent of lavender all around. This cocktail is the perfect way to indulge in a little escape, wherever you are. 

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The Gentleman’s Heist  

Step into the world of luxury and intrigue with this classic cocktail inspired by your favourite detective show. In a crystal tumbler, crush juicy maraschino cherries into a sweet pulp. Then add a generous pour of smooth, oak-aged cognac and aromatic vermouth, dancing across your senses. A dash of mysterious bitters ties the flavours together. Stir gently over ice until chilled. Finally, express a bright orange twist over the glass, releasing citrus oils that lift the aroma. Sip and let the complex flavours unfold, transporting you right into the scene. This cocktail comes to life in a captivating new light. 

The Fizz  

Transport your taste buds to tropical paradise with this refreshing elderflower cocktail. Muddle together the vibrant lime juice, sweet simple syrup, and floral elderflower liqueur in a shaker. Add the crisp Smirnoff vodka and fill with ice. Shake vigorously for 20 seconds until chilled and frothy. Strain into a tall glass filled with fresh ice. Top with bubbly soda water and garnish with a bright lime wedge. Sip this delightful concoction and feel those island vibes wash over you. 

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Lupin’s Secret Recipe  

Aged and treasured, this recipe has been in the family for generations. To craft this delicious cocktail, you'll need Captain Morgan, Bailey's Irish Cream, vanilla syrup, cold brew coffee, and nutmeg. Brew the coffee by steeping grounds in a French press. Let it rest for hours before plunging. Once chilled, shake the liquor, syrup, and coffee with ice and strain into a martini glass. Finish with a dash of nutmeg for an aromatic garnish. Sip and savour this time-honored libation.  

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Maurice’s Mule  

The Mission Impossible cocktail is a clever disguise of flavours waiting to be uncovered. In a copper mug filled with ice, add 30 ml of smooth Irish whisky, 15 ml of spicy ginger syrup, and 20 ml of bright lime juice. At the last possible moment, top it off with lively ginger beer and muddle in some fresh mint leaves for intrigue. Give this secret agent of a drink a good stir to activate the flavours before enjoying every sip of this 90-word mission. Cheers to finding joy in the little disguises of life! 

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