The Lassi 5 cocktail celebrates Brum’s multi-culturalism and heritage as the UK’s curry capital
The Edgbaston’s award-winning mixologist, Tommy Matthews, has created a bespoke new cocktail recipe inspired by Birmingham. The Lassi 5 cocktail celebrates Brum’s multi-culturalism and heritage as the UK’s curry capital.
Fusing iconic Indian ingredients, including mango puree and rose water, with Label 5 Classic Black Scotch Whisky makes for a fragrant cocktail that nods to the classic curry flavours. The recipe is named after Lassi, a popular drink in India, and also combines iconic notes of British Earl Grey tea.
ALL YOU NEED TO MIX IT UP BEAUTIFULLY
- 60ml Label 5 Classic Black Scotch Whisky
- 25ml mango puree
- 25ml lemon juice
- 20ml cream
- 15ml Earl Grey Cordial*
- 1/2 egg white
Dry shake and strain into a glass. Garnish with two drops of Rose Water
*Earl Grey Cordial: Brew 200ml of Earl Grey tea for 5 minutes, then combine with 100g white sugar. Allow to cool and bottle.