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ALDI’S CHRISTMAS COCKTAILS GET SHOPPERS IN THE FESTIVE SPIRIT

It’s beginning to look a lot like cocktails! With Christmas party season fast approaching, shoppers can get into the festive spirit with Aldi’s new sparkly (quite literally) Christmas concoctions. Drinks Retailer of the Year*, Aldi has partnered with Pritesh Mody, cocktail-making marvel and TV mixologist, to create five spectacular cocktail ideas that are sure to have home-grown mixologists wowing guests throughout the festive period without breaking the bank!

From hot punches to cosmos and martinis like never before, the new cocktails showcase the crème de la crème of Aldi’s new 2021 Autumn Winter spirits range, including The Infusionist Gold Flake Gin Liqueurs (£13.99/70cl), Cassario Black Spiced Rum (£14.99/70cl) and Ballycastle White Chocolate Cream Liqueur (£6.99/70cl).

Jack Frost Colada (serves 1)

Ingredients:

  • 40ml Specially Selected Irish Cream (£7.25/70cl), or, for those looking for something a little more extra, Ballycastle White Chocolate Cream Liqueur 
  • 20ml Cassario Black Spiced Rum
  • 50ml coconut milk
  • 50ml pineapple juice
  • Pinch of ground cinnamon
  • Pinch of nutmeg

Method:

  • Shake all ingredients together with cubed ice in a cocktail shaker
  • Pour into an ice-filled glass
  • Garnish with a sprinkling of nutmeg
Aldi's Jack Frost Colada cocktail

Hot Holiday Punch (serves 2)

Ingredients:

  • 100ml Haysmith’s London Dry Gin (£14.99/70cl). Easy on the alcohol? Opt for Haysmith’s 0% Rhubarb and Ginger Spirit Drink (£9.99/70cl) 
  • 1x Specially Selected Lemon & Ginger teabag
  • 150ml apple juice
  • 50ml lemon juice 
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 2 whole cloves
  • 1 orange (for garnish)
  • 1 lemon (for garnish)

Method:

  • Bring all ingredients together in a pan, cover, and bring to the gentlest of simmers (do not let it boil). Stir occasionally to ensure the sugar has dissolved. Around 7 minutes should do it
  • Once the flavour is bright and aromatic, strain out the cinnamon and cloves and pour into a tumbler or teacup
  • Garnish with a slice of orange and lemon
Aldi's Hot Holiday Punch cocktail

Caramel, Rum and Festive Fun! (serves 2)

Ingredients:

  • For the whipped coffee:
    • 2 tbsp instant coffee
    • 2 tbsp granulated sugar
    • 3 tbsp boiling water
  • For the remainder:
    • 30ml Cassario Black Spiced Rum
    • 70ml Ballycastle Salted Caramel Cream Liqueur (£6.99/70cl)
    • Moser Roth Luxury Dark Chocolate (for garnish)

Method:

  • Grab the instant coffee, sugar and water. Either hand whisk or use an electric mixer until the texture is light and fluffy.  It takes approximately 2-3 minutes with electric and slightly longer by hand
  • Pour the Cassario Black Spiced Rum and the Ballycastle Salted Caramel Cream Liqueur into an ice-filled shaker and shake until chilled
  • Pour into two martini glasses and gently spoon the whipped coffee mix on top
  • Dust with a grating of dark chocolate
Aldi's Caramel, Rum and Festive Fun cocktail

Christmas Cosmo (serves 1)

Ingredients:

  • 50ml The Infusionist Snow Globe Clementine Gin Liqueur
  • 25ml Cranberry juice
  • 25ml Lime juice
  • 75ml Costellore Prosecco Spumante DOC
  • 1 Orange (for garnish)

Method:

  • Set the prosecco aside and shake the other ingredients with ice.  Strain into a prosecco glass. Top with prosecco!
  • Garnish with an orange peel twist
Aldi's Christmas Cosmo cocktail

Winter Spiced Martini (serves 1)

Ingredients:

  • 50ml The Infusionist Snow Globe Blackberry Gin Liqueur
  • 35ml Cloudy apple juice
  • 15ml Lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp Specially Selected Plum and Apple Chutney
  • Sprig of thyme (for garnish)

Method:

  • Shake all ingredients in an ice-filled shaker
  • Fine strain the liquid into a martini glass using a tea strainer
  • Garnish with a sprig of thyme
Aldi's Winter Spiced Martini

*Retail Industry Awards, September 2021

For more information, please contact the Aldi Press Office on:
T: 0207 479 0910 or alditeam@clarioncomms.co.uk