Lulu Guinness - Quarantini Hour - cocktail recipes

Anyone else bored of cooking? Turns out making cocktails is way more fun! Here are some of our team’s favorites and their go-to recipes if you want to try them yourself…


“My cocktail of choice is my famous Bloody Mary! When is it not a good time to have a Bloody Mary?”


1 Lime wedge
2 shots of Vodka
Tomato juice
2 dashes tabasco
2 tsp horseradish
2 dashes Worcestershire sauce
1 pinch Celery salt
1 pinch Ground black pepper
1 pinch smoked paprika


Combine tomato juice, vodka, tabasco, horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, celery salt, black pepper and paprika in a cocktail shake. Pour into a tall glass and add celery stick, lime and a baby tomato for garnish!




“I discovered the Hemingway while on a holiday in Key West, Florida where Hemingway had a house. It’s a great anytime cocktail. The grapefruit is sharp and tangy and combined with double helping of rum give all help to give it a knock out kick. It's a heavyweight.”


105ml Havana Rum
30ml fresh squeezed pink grapefruit
22.5ml Maraschino Liqueur
30ml freshly squeezed lime juice
15ml sugar syrup


Shake all ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled glass.


“During lockdown I think my favorite cocktail has been a French 75. I like it as you only need one, they are quite strong and have a sharp kick from the lemon, softened by the bubbles and then you get a hit with the gin! It’s the perfect drink for a treat, which I think is needed during this strange time, and to have before dinner (goes well with crisps) although inevitably once you open a bottle of champagne it will be finished that night!”


2 oz Champagne
1/2 oz lemon juice
1 oz gin
2 dashes sugar syrup


Combine gin, syrup, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into an iced champagne glass. Top up with Champagne. Stir gently.


“I first had one at Morton’s Steak House in Hong Kong whilst on a development trip about eight years ago and it fast became a favorite tradition to visit if the schedule allowed. Still yet to find another place that makes them as good…but I continue to search!”


50ml bourbon
35ml lemon juice
12 ml sugar syrup
2 dashes Angostura bitters
½ fresh egg white


Shake all ingredients hard with ice, pour into an ice-filled glass.


“A classic summertime drink that makes me feel like I’m In Cuba all over again. This is a recipe that my boyfriend’s sister taught me.”


1 measure of golden rum
1 measure of Bols Banana
Juice of two limes
Dash of sugar syrup
1 frozen banana


Blend all ingredients together and serve on ice!


“A classic that I keep coming back to!”


35ml of Tequila
20ml of Cointreau
35ml of fresh lime juice
Ice cubes
Lime wedge


Pour the tequila, Cointreau and lime juice into a cocktail shaker.
Add a handful of ice cubes and shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds
Strain into a Martini glass with a salt rim
Add a lime wedge should you wish!


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