Cocktail Recipe: The Straits Cup

Toast the festivities with The Straits Cup, a cocktail created just for I-S readers by Beam Global Asia’s brand educator and mixologist Jamey Merkel. It’s a refreshing number inspired by Brit summer classic, the Pimm’s Cup, and featuring local flavors and ingredients.

What you need:
• 30ml EFFEN vodka
• 15ml BOLS Lychee liqueur
• 45ml fresh apple juice
• Dash of fresh lime juice
• Dash of simple sugar syrup
• Two kaffir lime leaves
• Soda water
• Handful of ice cubes
• Crushed ice
• For garnish: cucumber slices, apple slices, kaffir lime, curry leaf

1. Shake first six ingredients with ice.
2. Strain into highball glass filled with crushed ice and apple and cucumber slices.
3. Top up with soda water.
4. Garnish with kaffir lime and curry leaf.