Mix ‘n’ Twist Bartending have honoured God's own country by creating a 'Yorkshire's Finest' cocktail in homage of Yorkshire Day on Saturday 1st August.

  • 5 - 10 minutes
  • 1
  • Easy


  • 12.5ml Raisthorpe Manor 9ct Blood Orange Vodka Liqueur
  • 12.5ml The Little Red Berry Co. Raspberry Gin Liqueur
  • 30ml Leventhorpe Sparkling Wine
  • 25ml Masons Yorkshire Gin - Yorkshire Tea Edition
  • 2 Teaspoons Mercers of Yorkshire Lemon Cheese
  • 3 Yorkshire Tea Bags
  • 3 Sprigs of Yorkshire Lavender
  • 10ml Lemon Juice
  • 10ml Sugar Syrup
  • Crushed Ice
  • Cubed Ice
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They have used some of Yorkshire’s finest ingredients from Raisthorpe Manor, Mercers of Yorkshire, Leventhorpe Vineyard, The Little Red Berry Co, Masons Yorkshire Gin, Yorkshire Lavender and Yorkshire Tea to bring you the ultimate cocktail of Yorkshire.

1. Firstly, take a teapot and add your 3 Yorkshire Tea bags with 200ml of boiling water and set aside to stew.

2. Take your cocktail shaker and add 25ml of Masons Gin, followed by 15ml of Raisthorpe Manor Blood Orange Liqueur, 15ml of The Little Red Berry Co. Raspberry Gin, 2 teaspoons of Mercers Lemon Cheese, 10ml lemon juice and 10ml sugar syrup.

3. After your tea has brewed for a minimum of 3 minutes, add 50ml of Yorkshire Tea to your drink.

4. Fill your serving glass to the brim with crushed ice and set aside.

5. Fill your cocktail shaker to the brim with cubed ice and shake.

6. Using a strainer, pour your drink through it into your serving glass, leaving an inch at the top.

7. Top your drink up with Leventhorpe Sparkling Wine.

8. Finish off your Yorkshire’s Finest cocktail with 3 sprigs of Yorkshire Lavender to garnish.

James Abbott, Director of Mix ‘n’ Twist said: “We are so proud of our Yorkshire roots and the wonderful products the county produces that we wanted to celebrate by creating the ultimate Yorkshire cocktail. The outcome was ‘Yorkshire’s Finest’ which we are immensely proud of and tastes incredible!”

The ‘Yorkshire’s Finest’ recipe will also be available as a YouTube video blog, which can be found on the Mix ‘n’ Twist Youtube channel at https://www.youtube.com/Mixntwistbartending from Wednesday 29th July.

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