Turmeric In Cocktails? Yes! Here's All You Need To Know
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For centuries, turmeric has been used in Ayurvedic and Chinese medicine. A dash of turmeric syrup or tincture lends cocktails a lovely golden glow, reminiscent of a sunset. Turmeric pairs great with alcohol. It makes your cocktails taste even better and makes you glow inside and out. The flavour is mildly bittersweet, with notes of ginger and orange. It pairs nicely with fruit juices like pineapple, mango, or peach for a tropical vibe.  

Let the golden glow elevate your cocktails to the next level. Cheers to health and flavour! 

Come and check out the best turmeric cocktail recipes you can make at home. 

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Rat Trail 

Take 15 ml of agave juice, 15 ml of bitters, 15 ml of Smirnoff vodka, 1 piece of diced turmeric, cilantro, black pepper and lemon. First, put the diced turmeric in your shaker. Dump in the rest of the stuff. Add some ice and shake it up to mix everything together. Then sprinkle on some pepper, cilantro and lemon to make it look pretty. Enjoy! 

Turmeric Gin Cocktail 

This gin drink is super easy to make at home. It's got just 4 ingredients: 45 ml Gordon's Gin, 15 ml turmeric syrup, 1 lemon , and 45 ml ginger beer. Sip this drink while watching TV or reading a book on a cold winter night. Your tummy will love it! It's one of the healthiest cocktails around. 

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Lunar Eclipse 

Making the Turmeric Tonic is super easy! Begin by gathering 60 ml of turmeric-infused vodka, 30 ml of fresh carrot juice, 20 ml of lemon juice, 20 ml of honey, and 2 dashes of aromatic Angostura bitters. Add the ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously until chilled. Strain the tonic into a glass filled with ice cubes to further dilute and cool the drink. Garnish with a crisp celery stalk for a pop of colour and crunch. Sip and savour the spicy, sweet, and sour flavours.  

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Lazy Sunday 

Let's get the party started with a tantalizing new cocktail! Grab the shaker - it's time to mix things up. First, pour 45 ml tequila, 45 ml fresh grapefruit juice, 30 ml cinnamon syrup, and 15 ml turmeric tea into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Now shake it like you mean it - get those flavours mingling! Once you've given it a good shake, strain your concoction into a tall glass loaded with crisp ice cubes. The fun's not over yet! Slowly top it off with bubbly club soda and watch those bubbles rise. This adds a fizzy lift that makes the cocktail pop. To finish, twist a slice of grapefruit peel over the top to perfume the cocktail with a burst of citrus. Now it's ready to sip and savour. This brilliant blend of sweet, spicy and tart is a fiesta in a glass. Salud! 

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Gangster’s Paradise 

Whip up this tasty tropical drink with just a few simple ingredients! First, pour the Mount Gay rum, Chairman's rum, pineapple juice, cream, passion fruit juice, cinnamon syrup, and a teeny drop of turmeric into a cocktail shaker. Add some ice and shake it up until it's nice and frosty. Next, pour the yummy mixture into a hurricane glass. Top it off with crushed ice for that vacation vibe. Finally, make it look pretty with an edible orchid, pineapple leaves, and shredded carrot on top. Now kick back with this flavourful fruity cocktail and feel like you're on a beach getaway! 

Cry Baby 

Get ready to shake up a tantalizing tipple! The ingredients for this flavourful fusion are: 30 ml Powers Irish whiskey, 15 ml Wyoming Whiskey bourbon, 15 ml Lemorton Pommeau de Normandie Calvados to, 7.5 ml DOM Bénédictine, 15 ml cane syrup, 1 dash Cecil & Merl turmeric bitters, and 1 lemon twist to brighten it up. First, add all the liquid ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Agitate vigorously until chilled. The ice-cold cocktail is ready to be transformed. Strain the mixture into a rocks glass over one glorious, oversized ice cube. Finally, express the oils from the lemon rind over the cocktail to provide a burst of citrus. Sip and enjoy this symphony of flavours!