Monin teams up with biscuit brand on winter cocktails

Monin Lotus Biscoff

New winter serves are being promoted through a partnership between syrup brand Monin and Lotus Biscoff biscuits.

They include Butterbeer, made with cinnamon-flavoured Monin Speculoos syrup, and highlight the versatility of the caramelised Lotus Biscoff Spread for cocktails.

James Coston, Monin UK brand ambassador, said: “Lotus Biscoff spread is the perfect partner for a range of Monin products, enabling bartenders to create delicious, inventive winter cocktails that customers will love.

“It complements the Monin Speculoos syrup particularly well as it contains many of the same delicious caramelised cinnamon and ginger notes, making the Lotus Biscoff Butterbeer recipe a surefire winner.”

Renowned for the unique caramelised flavour, the Lotus Bakeries brand has over 80 years of heritage for its biscuit which is best known as an accompaniment for coffee.

Lotus Biscoff Butterbeer
20g Lotus Biscoff Spread
10ml Monin Speculoos Syrup
50ml Stoli Salted Caramel Vodka
10ml Cream
10ml Cream soda
Foam of double whipping cream and Monin Speculoos Syrup
Shake the Lotus Biscoff Spread, syrup, vodka and cream with cubed ice. Double-strain into a beer glass and top with the cream soda to an inch below the top of the glass. In a cream syphon, pour 500ml double whipping cream with 50ml Monin Speculoos Syrup and charge. Top off the drink with the Biscoff foam and garnish with a classic Lotus biscuit.

Garden of Lotus Crumble
20g Lotus Biscoff Spread
15ml Monin Coconut Puree
10ml Monin Mojito Mint Syrup
50ml Stoli Chocolate Coconut Vodka
50ml Milk
1 Sprig of mint
Blend the ingredients with ice and pour into rocks glass. Layer the Lotus Crumble over the top to look like sand or soil. Place one mint sprig in the centre of the glass to look as if a flower is growing out.

One Night in Paris
20g Lotus Biscoff Spread
15ml Monin Speculoos Syrup
50ml Plantation 3 Stars Rum
30ml Pineapple juice
20ml Lime juice
1 Passion fruit
10ml Plantation Original Dark Overproof rum
A handful of Lotus crumble
Shake the first six ingredients with ice. Serve in a tiki glass and crown with crushed ice. Garnish with a sprinkling of Lotus Crumble and a flaming passion fruit with Lotus Crumble burning away inside.

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