Upmarket bars around the world are using one of Lochside Natural Products favourite ingredients to turn cocktails jet-black.
Here are some of the best cocktail recipes we have found using activated charcoal .. (remember always use pharmaceutical food grade charcoal .. you can buy our pharmaceutical food grade charcoal here: http://www.lochside-np.com/product-page/activated-charcoal-powder-pharmaceutical-grade)
Black Margarita (Courtesy of Thrillist & Best of Tornonto)
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine the Tequila, Grand Marnier, fresh lime juice, lemon simple syrup, orange bitters, and activated charcoal. Shake vigorously, and strain into the cocktail glass over your choice.
Garnish with a lime wheel and serve immediately.
15ml Grand Marnier
30ml lime juice
Peels of 1 lemon
Dash of Angostura
¼ teaspoon activated charcoal
Lime wheel, to garnish
Dreamsicle, (Courtesy of Chloe, New York City)
In a cocktail shaker, combine all ingredients. Add a scoop of ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a glass over ice and garnish with an orange slice.
25ml. Vanilla Vodka
25ml. Triple Sec
70ml. Orange Juice
40ml. Evaporated Milk
¼ tsp. Activated Charcoal
Black Sea Spritz, (Courtesy of Jesse Ross, bartender at Sycamore, San Diego)
Combine all ingredients except wine in a cocktail shaker and strain into a rocks or wine glass. Top with sparkling wine and garnish with an orange wheel and tarragon sprig.
15ml Lemon juice 15ml. Tarragon syrup (to make tarragon syrup .. Combine 150g sugar and 150ml boiling water. Stir until the sugar is dissolved. Add the tarragon leaves and steep in hot simple syrup for 20 minutes.Strain into a clean jar, cover and refrigerate for up to two weeks.) Pinch of Himalayan Pink Fine Salt ¼ tsp. Activated Charcoal Top with Sparkling Wine/Prosecco/Cava Garnish with orange and tarragon
Have a good weekend x