After a demanding day or a long, tiring business trip, nothing beats checking into a hotel room, dropping into bed, and watching Netflix. Yet, there seems to be something missing in your relaxing moment; it has to be sipping a delicious cocktail to help you unwind. However, the question is, how and what can you make in a hotel room that will make you feel like you are out on the town?
If you intend to mix cocktails in your hotel room, you should plan ahead of time. There are a few things to think about. We all know how many hotel things cost, especially in the case of alcohol. As a result, we recommend purchasing the necessary ingredients ahead of time. Determine which items will not spoil and buy them. For instance, you should buy the alcohol that will serve as the base for your cocktail ahead of time.
Prepare a list of cocktails you need
Purchase all necessary components ahead of time
- 1 1/2 ounce gin
- 1 1/2 ounce Campari
- 1 1/2 oz sweet (Italian) vermouth
- Orange peel for garnish
- Combine the gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth in a mixing glass filled with ice and whisk until thoroughly cold.
- Fill a rock glass halfway with ice cubes and strain it into it.
- Serve with an orange peel for garnish, and enjoy.
2. Classic Vodka Martini
- 3 ounces vodka
- 3/4 ounces dry vermouth
- For garnish, use a green olive or a strip of lemon zest peeled with a peeler.
- Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice for a shaken martini. Shake in the vodka and vermouth until thoroughly chilled.
- Stir for a minimum of 30 seconds.
- Allow a minute for the liquid to settle. Meanwhile, rub the rim of a cocktail glass with a lemon peel.
- Pour the cocktail into the martini glass and garnish with an olive or lemon peel. Drink and enjoy!
3. Manhattan Cocktail
- 2 ounces rye whiskey (or bourbon)
- 1/2 ounce sweet (Italian) vermouth
- 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
- Optional garnish: orange peel or cocktail cherry
- In a cocktail mixing glass, combine the vermouth, whiskey, and bitters (or any other type of glass) with 1 scoop of ice in the mixing glass, and whisk continuously for 30 seconds.
- Pour into a coupe or cocktail glass and strain. Serve with a cherry garnish.
If you are looking for a refreshing summer cocktail while staying in a hotel, try this mint mojito recipe! It’s light, tasty, and relatively simple to create. Combine white rum, lime juice, mint, and soda water for a crowd-pleasing cocktail. If you need a large batch, use our mojito pitcher to make a zesty jug in no time.
- 1 lime’s juice
- 60mlwhite rum
- to taste soda water
- 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
- Mint leaves with an extra spring for serving
- In a small container, muddle the lime juice, sugar, and mint leaves, crushing the mint leaves as you go — you can do this with the end of a rolling pin. Fill a tall glass halfway with ice and serve.
- Pour the rum over the top and whisk with a long-handled spoon. Serve with a splash of soda water and a sprig of mint.
5. Cosmopolitan cocktail
Everyone is familiar with this fruity dessert, which is surprisingly simple to prepare anywhere. Combine sweet and sour cranberry juice and orange liqueur with citrus vodka for a vivid, colorful cocktail.
The Cosmopolitan cocktail, made with vodka, cranberry, orange liqueur, and citrus, is a mouthwatering combination of sweet and acidic flavors. This one is ideal for a party in a hotel.
- 45ml lemon vodka
- 15ml triple sec
- 30ml cranberry juice
- 10ml lime juice
- orange zest, or a lime wedge on the rim of the glass for the garnish
- Shake all ingredients with ice in a cocktail shaker and strain into a cocktail glass.
- Hold a 3cm round piece of orange zest about 10cm above your cosmo and carefully wave it over a burning match or lighter flame to produce the garnish. Bend the zest’s outer edge towards the heat to release the orange oils, then drop the zest into your drink.