In the fourth instalment of the La Maison Cointreau series of collaboration parties, Cointreau goes with an Asian theme to coincide with the Lunar New Year.
After a cocktails and food pairing night at TESS Bar & Kitchen, aParisian theme night at Bitters & Love, and a cocktails and nails night at Jekyll & Hyde, this time, La Maison Cointreau will work with Zui Hong Lou Kitchen Bar and ZALORA to celebrate the coming of the Year of the Goat.
The Cocktails & Cheongsams Night will be held on Thursday, 5 February 2015 from 7-10pm at Zui Hong Lou Kitchen Bar on Ann Siang Hill. ZALORA will also be putting on a special trunk show, which features its Chinese New Year collection.
The collection will be available on ZALORA’s site, so the ladies can make purchases online at their convenience if they like what they see.
In the spotlight for the night also, will be four oriental-styled, Cointreau-based cocktails created specially for the occasion by guest bartenders, Mohammad Irwan of Potato Head Folk, and Aaron Manzanillo of Long Bar, Raffles Hotel.
Aren’t You a Sweet Tart (Mohammad Irwan)
What would Chinese New Year be like without pineapple tarts? Taking its cue from the well-loved confectionary, this cocktail combines pineapples and mandarin oranges to give you the perfect celebratory cocktail. S$16++
Rémy Martin VSOP Cognac, Cointreau, fresh pineapple and lime juice, pineapple and mandarin orange jam, orange bitters
La Petite Orange (Mohammad Irwan)
“Little oranges” are the star of this concoction that pays homage to the fruity, floral and spicy flavours of Chinese New Year. S$16++
Bruichladdich Scottish Barley Whisky, Cointreau, mandarin orange and pandan infused syrup with szechuan peppers, fresh lime juice, elderflower liqueur, orange bitters
Asian Housewife’s Secret Tipple (Aron Manzanillo)
We imagine desperate Asian housewives adding ingredients from their kitchens to their gin & tonics, creating this fusion tipple that is absolutely sublime. S$16++
The Botanist Gin, Cointreau, Asian herb shrub (red wine vinegar, ginger, lemongrass, kaffir lime leaves, chilli peppers), tonic water
Chinoiserie Chic (Aron Manzanillo)
Look chic with this beautiful blend of French heritage and Chinese culture swathed in festive red chiffon. S$16++
Mount Gay Black Barrel Rum, Cointreau, Vanille De Madagascar Liqueur, fresh grapefruit juice, oolong and ginger foam