There is nothing else more wonderful than drinking an absolutely outstanding cocktail in a magnificent setting. This can become reality at Hyatt Regency Trinidad! However, if you are not able to make it to this wonderful location soon, but would love that fantastic cocktail at home…you are in luck! Here are some of Hyatt Regency Trinidad’s best cocktail recipes.
Romance – A Valentine’s Day Cocktail
Like the Piper-Brut Rose wine at its base, Romance the cocktail, is classic, structured, full-bodied and bursting with fruity flavor. Each sip leaves the drinker starry-eyed, dreamy and in love…with its fresh and intense taste and with the object of his/her affection. The brainchild of three of Hyatt Regency Trinidad’s finest bartenders: Mark, Deisha and Ricard, Romance is a refreshing and elegant cocktail that embraces the vibrant spirit of the dual-island nation of Trinidad and Tobago and embodies love in its truest form.
· 1oz Pink Guava Mix
· 1oz Strawberry Mix
· Top with Piper-Brut Rose
· 1 Fresh strawberry sliced into four
· 1 Fresh strawberry four Garnish
Using a poco grande glass, use white sugar to rim the glass. Pour ingredients into glass using the building method. First place the four slices of strawberry into glass, then add 1 oz. strawberry mix, add 1 oz. pink guava. Ice is then added to the glass and topped off with piper-brut rose champagne. Glass is garnished with sugar and one fresh strawberry which is sliced in the center and placed on the edge of the glass. ( To further set the mood, serve accompanied to rhythmic soca, calypso or steel pan music)
Carnival Party Themed Cocktails
Sour apple, melon liquor, passion fruit puree, topped with prosecco
Using a champagne flute the building method is used. First pour 1oz melon liqueur into glass followed by 1oz peach liqueur. Top drink with Prosecco and then add 1oz passion fruit purée to float on the top of the drink. Garnish with a lime wheel and if available a green maraschino cherry.
Orange vodka, tequila silver, coconut rum, lime juice, blue curacao, midori, and crème de menthe.
Using a rocks glass, the ingredients are flash blended and then topped with sour apple. Pour orange vodka 1oz into glass, add tequila silver 1oz, add coconut run 1oz, add blue curacao ¾ oz and lemon liqueur 1.5oz, add a dash of crème de menthe and squeeze lime over drink. Flash blend and top off drink with sour apple. Garnish with fresh mint leaves and green melon balls.
With stunning views overlooking the Gulf of Paria, the Lobby Lounge at Hyatt Regency Trinidad draws both locals and international guests to the most sophisticated happy hour in Port of Spain, Trinidad. It offers cocktail options that are created with fresh local ingredients that reflect the season and have been thoughtfully sourced from the local community. Bartenders of the sophisticated space create equally as sophisticated cocktails with their own unique Trini twist.
For example, the “Trini Woman” is one of their most popular signature drinks. Don’t let the name fool you, this cocktail – made with Angostura Single Barrel rum, ginger syrup, passion fruit juice, Angostura Aromatic Bitters*, and fresh local lime juice is a gentleman’s dream and packs a pretty punch. There’s also the “Chutney Rhythm”, that dances through your system from the very first sip. It is made from Angostura White Rum, Angosture 1919 Rum, fresh mango and native clove syrup.
Guests who are extra nice to the bartenders may be lucky enough to snag these recipes. For more information about the Lobby Lounge and Hyatt Regency Trinidad, please visit www.trinidad.hyatt.com.
*Made in Trinidad from a secret blend of rare tropical herbs and spices and exported to more than 100 countries around the globe, the world famous Angostura® Aromatic Bitters is a must-have ingredient on the local and international cocktail circuit. Since its foray into the beverage industry in 1824, this distinctive flavor enhancer has been the muse behind many notable drinks and the precursor to innumerable hours of happy memories.
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