Lebanese Bacardí Legacy 2015 winning cocktail by Jad Ballout, Bar Manager at Central Station Boutique Bar in Beirut, Lebanon.
The distinctive notes of mastiha and Chartreuse shine in this Greek riff on the classic Last Word.
This tasty sour features the distinctive flavour of mastiha.
The perfect digestif Martini. Mastiha and white crème de menthe - both renowned for their digestive properties - add cooling freshness to this wet, lightly
Celery and mastiha pair well, while gin adds a spirituous bite and botanical complexity. A small grind of pepper to finish adds a nuance of spice.
Mastiha (which after all is a botanically flavoured spirit) combines wonderfully with gin and dry vermouth. A splash of ouzo adds a touch more Greek personality.
The thinking man's mixed drink, this is based on gin with the distinctive flavour of Greek mastiha and lengthened with birch water.
Named not after the cheery chap in Cheers or even the Beatles’ Norwegian Wood but due to this particularly Woody cocktail containing birch water and
Named after Denny Kallivoka and Eleni Nikoloulia, our favourite Greek drinks writers, this whisky based cocktail has a healthy glug of mastiha with birch
Fresh and refreshing Greek mastiha replaces cherry liqueur in this riff on the classic Blood & Sand.
Bittersweet and refreshing with the very distinctive flavours of mastiha and Fernet Branca.
Daiquiris are refreshing but I believe this mastiha and birch water influenced example is particularly so.
Best described as being a mezcal, mastiha and pink grapefruit Margarita. It’s a great combo. Mastiha freshness with a hint of smoky mezcal is balanced
Gin's botanical complexity combined with minty and mastiha freshness and a pink hint of cranberry fruitiness makes for a cleansing after-dinner digestif.
Cognac freshened and flavoured with Mastiha, Fernet Branca and chocolate bitters.
An unlikely combination of big rich flavours, but when served ice-cold this is either a very interesting Mediterranean aperitivo or a palate cleansing
This clever riff on a classic Ramos Gin Fizz harnesses a trio of Greek specialties: tsipouro, mastiha and yoghurt.
A fresh and refreshing aperitivo or digestivo with vinous tsipouro, distinctive mastiha notes, and zesty lemon.
The distinctive flavours of tsipouro and mastiha influence this 'Greek' Espresso Martini.
A long summery drink with basil and the distinctive flavour of Greek mastiha.
The distinctive fresh flavour of mastiha paired with cucumber, gin and lemon juice.
Pretty in pink but with a hint of spice and the distinctive Greek flavour of mastiha.
A riff on a Cosmopolitan with the distinctive Greek influence of mastiha.
The Greeks and Italians are separated by the Ionian Sea, in this Spritz both countries come together with Italian Prosecco and Greek Mastiha.
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