Best Cocktails To Toast The Lunar New Year

Modern Luxury | February 9, 2021 | Food & Drink Sponsored Post Food & Drink Feature

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This year more than ever, it’s exciting to celebrate the start of a new year. February 12 will kick off Lunar New Year, and regardless of where you’re celebrating, Rémy Martin is the perfect fit to toast to the new year.

We’ve rounded up five delightful drinks to celebrate the 15 days of the Lunar New Year, the perfect fit to toast the good things to come in 2021.

HOT TODDY

Warm up even the coldest winter evening with the spicy, herbal notes of this comforting hot toddy.

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Ingredients

  • 2 oz Rémy Martin 1738 Accord Royal
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • Hot water
  • Cinnamon stick
  • Lemon peel

How to Prepare

  • Pour Rémy Martin 1738 Accord Royal and simple syrup into a hot toddy glass
  • Top with hot water, a cinnamon stick and a lemon peel, then stir
  • Garnish with a cinnamon stick

BAIJIU CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL

A celebratory champagne cocktail for the Asian century – a suggestion of spirit baijiu sees Rémy Martin XO wake up the night.

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Ingredients

  • 1 oz Rémy Martin XO
  • 1 bar spoon Baijiu
  • 1 Sugar Cube or 5ml (1/6 oz) Simple Syrup
  • Top with Champagne

Method

  • In a champagne flute, soak a sugar cube in baijiu
  • Pour over the cognac and top with champagne

ASIAN OLD FASHIONED

A new guise for an Old Fashioned when east meets west: Rémy Martin XO and rice wine are the perfect companions

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Ingredients

  • 1¼ oz Rémy Martin XO
  • ½ oz Antica Formula Carpano Vermouth
  • ½ oz Choya Sake
  • ⅙ oz Suze
  • Grapefruit Twist

Method

  • Build over hand-cracked or cubed ice in old fashioned glass
  • Garnish with grapefruit twist

YUZU SIDECAR

A true Parisian classic gets an Asian makeover: yuzu takes over from triple sec to showcase Rémy Martin 1738.

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Ingredients

  • 1½ oz Rémy Martin 1738
  • 1¼ oz Choya Yuzu Liqueur
  • ½ oz Lemon Juice
  • ⅙ oz Simple Syrup

Method

  • Shake all ingredients with cubed ice
  • Double strain into a couple glass

TEA FOR YU

Tea for Yu is a Rémy Martin XO cocktail that’s bursting with two citrus flavours – bergamot from earl grey tea, and yuzu​.

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Ingredients​

  • 1½ oz Rémy Martin XO​
  • 1/3 oz Yuzu Juice​
  • ¾ oz Simple Syrup
  • Lemon Wedge​s
  • 50ml – 1¾ oz cooled Earl Grey Tea​
  • Top with Ginger Ale​

How to Prepare

  • Mix Rémy Martin XO​, Yuzu juice, and simple syrup in a wine glass over crushed ice
  • Add additional crushed ice
  • Squeeze in the juice of one lemon wedge and top with ginger ale.​
  • Garnish with fresh lemon wedge​

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