Jump-start 2021 on a lighter note. Quench your thirst with a Seedlip cocktail that relies on layers of flavour rather than alcohol for a sophisticated sip. Head to Wild Honey Mandarin Gallery for your Seedlip fix.
Raspberry and thyme shrub
• 250g raspberries
• 8 thyme sprigs
• 6 kaffir lime leaves
• 250g caster sugar
• 125ml apple cider vinegar
• 125ml verjuice
» Combine all ingredients in a Mason jar and muddle to release flavours.
» Screw on the lid, give a shake, and leave overnight. Strain through a fine strainer the next day.
Little Red Dot
• 50ml Seedlip Spice 94
• 40ml cold chamomile tea
• 25ml thyme and raspberry shrub
• 10ml cherry cordial belimbing flowers, for garnish
» Add crushed ice to a mixing glass, and add all ingredients except garnish. Stir then strain into a vintage cocktail glass, topped with fresh crushed ice and garnished with flowers.
Know Your Botanicals
Alcohol-free Seedlip ‘spirits’ contain all the flavour but no ABV, thanks to a secret distillation technique. Its heavier variant, Spice 94, brings out notes from warming Allspice berry and cardamom, with oak and grapefruit peel for a pleasant tannic and bitter finish.