Start off Spring by adding some brand new cocktails to your repertoire. These light and fresh concoctions are a great start and you’ll be supporting Melbourne based spirits company Vantage and Melbourne Gin Co when you try them out. Win Win!

Once you’ve chosen what to rustle up, make sure you visit Harris Scarfe to grab all your cocktail making must-haves. From shakers to muddlers they have you covered. 

Lady Magenta

Get ready for Spring and brighten up your cocktails with the magical dragon fruit.


45ml Melbourne Gin Co Gin
15ml Cointreau
20ml Fresh Lemon Juice
10ml Sugar Syrup
Muddled frozen pink dragonfruit cubes
Egg white
Burlesque Bitters
Magenta Bloom Garnish

Vantage Mojito

Recreate the Mojito, one of the world’s most popular cocktails, using Vantage. The Tasmanian pepperberries and the mint leaves were made for each other, whilst the lemon myrtle and mandarin in Vantage create a new sensation for an old classic.


60ml Vantage
6-8 fresh mint leaves
6 fresh lime wedges / half a fresh lime cut into wedges
1 tsp vanilla sugar / 15ml sugar syrup
30ml soda water


Place lime wedges and sugar into tall glass and muddle well
Add mint leaves and crushed ice, Vantage and the soda water
Stir/churn well
Top with a small scoop of crushed ice.
Garnish with a mint sprig and/or lime wedge


The cocktails are best made with;

Davis and Wadell Stainless Steel Cocktail Shaker with Wooden Lid