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Savoury Cocktails Is The Hottest Trend In The Bar Scene

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Do love salty and spicy foods? If you are someone who loves to take the bold and adventurous route when it comes to food and drinks, then this might be very interesting to you! Savoury cocktails are the hottest trend in the bar scene and for a good reason. As our palates crave spice and salt, bartenders all over the world have been experimenting and pushing boundaries on mixology. Extra dirty martinis, spicy bloody marys, and so many more cocktails have been shaking up the cocktail culture and intriguing the taste buds of many consumers.

Savoury Cocktails - Latest Buzz In The Bar Scene

Using Unconventional Flavours In Cocktail Recipes

Savoury Flavours
Typically when you think of a cocktail, you either imagine a sweet or a fruity drink… or something robust like an old-fashioned one. But to incorporate unconventional flavours, bartenders have been pushing boundaries of taste and have opened up a whole new world of endless possibilities. Ingredients that are usually associated with savoury dishes have made their way into the cocktail recipes and the result is something that offers a thrilling adventure to the palate!

Here are a few reasons why Savoury Cocktails are here to stay!

Balancing Flavours
1. It offers a well-balanced flavour: From aromatic herbs, spices, cheese, and vegetables, bartenders carefully select the ingredients that harmonize with the other flavours in the cocktail.

2. It’s a culinary adventure in a glass: Every sip of these drinks will feel familiar, unexpected and exciting! These bold combinations are a thrilling experience for adventurous palates.

3. Pairing: Savoury cocktails present a perfect opportunity to explore the world of flavour harmonies. 

4. Cocktail at home: These cocktails might sound a little complicated, but there are a plethora of quick and easy recipes that you can try at home.

Here’s a savoury cocktail recipe that you can try at home

Bloody Maria Cocktail Recipe

Bloody Maria
Bloody Mary is a popular brunch cocktail that offers a beautiful and thrilling blend of flavours. Turn this into an indulgent savour cocktail with a tequila twist! Bloody Maria is a spicy and mouth-watery cocktail that packs a punch! The fiery flavours of this cocktail will linger in your taste buds and you will be reaching for seconds in no time. This is the perfect brunch cocktail that you can serve at your gathering or simply mix for your personal indulgence!

Ingredients
- Don Julio Blanco Tequila - 60ml
- Tomato juice - 120ml
- Freshly squeezed lemon juice - 15ml
- Horseradish - ½ tablespoon
- Worcestershire sauce - 4 dashes
- Tabasco sauce - 2 dashes
- Tapatio hot sauce - 2 dashes
- Celery salt - 1 pinch
- Ground black pepper - 1 pinch
- Lime wedge - 1
- Lemon wedge - 1
- Cucumber spear - 1
- Sweet pepper slices - 3
- Jalapeno pepper slices - 2
- Queso fresco
- Ice

Method:
- Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice. Add tequila, tomato juice, lemon juice, horseradish, Worcestershire sauce, Tabasco, Tapatio, celery salt and black pepper into the shaker.
- Shake well to combine.
- Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture into a tall glass filled with ice.
- Garnish with a wedge of lime and lemon, a cucumber spear, sweet pepper slices, jalapeno pepper slices and queso fresco.

Savoury cocktails have undoubtedly made their mark on the bar scene. It has been captivating both adventurous and discerning drinkers alike. With the well-balanced flavour and endless possibilities to craft delicious blends, it truly offers a remarkable experience.